Viewing: UTEP History

UTEP’s first graduate is remembered

By on December 28, 2014

A newspaper advertisement enticed the son of a Kansas chicken farmer to enroll in a new mining school in far West Texas.

Women Shaped UTEP History

Women Shape UTEP’s History and Future

By on November 29, 2014

In the early days of UTEP's history, two women, Kathleen Worrell and Ruth Monro Augur, encouraged and supported the admission of women to the male-dominated engineering school.

Nancy Hamilton Recognized by Historical Society

By on November 1, 2013

On Sunday, November 3, the El Paso County Historical Society will induct Nancy M. Hamilton into their Hall of Honor at a banquet at the El Paso Country Club.  This is only one of many honors bestowed on Hamilton, a

The Heritage Commission: The Keepers of the Heritage House

By on July 30, 2013

    In order to collect and immortalize materials related to UTEP’s long and storied history, the Heritage Commission was formally organized during its first official meeting on October 8, 1980. Under President Haskell Monroe, the gathering of university artifacts