UTEP Starts Fall 2022 with Miner Welcome Festivities


The activities begin on Aug. 18 with Move-In Day for those students living in UTEP’s three residential facilities and culminates with the 32nd annual Minerpalooza. Miner Welcome events throughout the next two weeks will showcase all the University has to offer including socials, barbecues, a campuswide Get Involved and Well-being Fair, a student employment fair and two major events – Texas Western Gold Rush and Minerpalooza. "We know that engagement is critical for our students’ educational journey, especially for our undergraduates," said Charlin Jones-Chávez, Ph.D., assistant dean of students for engagement. "Greater engagement is associated with several positive outcomes such as persistence to degree, learning and satisfaction. Our goal with Miner Welcome is to set our students on the path to success." One of the highlights of Miner Welcome is Texas Western Gold Rush. This action-packed event will close the first day of classes with an evening of live music,

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