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TEP Schedules Veterans Appreciation Week Events

By on November 10, 2014

The University of Texas at El Paso’s Military Student Success Center has collaborated with numerous campus agencies to organize activities for Veterans Appreciation Week.

Day 51: Veterans Day

By on November 11, 2013

Today is Day 51 in the Countdown to UTEP’s Centennial Year. On this Veterans Day, UTEP will be honoring all of the servicemen and women, both veterans and active duty, who are part of UTEP community. For nearly a decade,

Vet Village

By on April 5, 2013

On June 13, 1944, in order to offer an easier transition back to civilian life for war veterans, Congress passed the Serviceman’s Readjustment Act. The new law, which is better known as the G.I Bill, allowed veterans to pursue a

We Must Continue to Invest in Education

By on August 26, 2012

In 1862, Congress passed and President Abraham Lincoln signed the Morrill Act. This bold and pioneering legislation launched a process of democratizing higher education across the United States. It established a network of public land grant universities that would offer