Know an outstanding UTEP alumni? Nominate them for an award!

The University of Texas at El Paso has begun accepting nominations for the 2017 Distinguished Alumni and Gold Nugget awards. According to El Paso Herald Post online:

These awards are presented to University of Texas at El Paso alumni who have distinguished themselves in their professions and lives by giving back to their communities and alma mater, and who serve as an inspiration for future generations of Miners.

The article adds that "Nominees should exemplify the UTEP spirit; be successful in their field; and be doing great things, both professionally and personally." Award winners attend all the Homecoming festivities, celebratory receptions, the Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner, the Homecoming Parade and the Homecoming Game.

Nominations must be received by February 24th, 2017. For more info, call (915) 747-6361. To download the nomination forms, click here.