Gift will honor UTEP and Mexico's relationship
El Paso, TX (KTSM) — Jacob Prado, Consul General of Mexico in El Paso, will reveal the details of a gift to honor both The University of Texas at El Paso’s Centennial in 2014 and the continued relationship between the people of Mexico and UTEP.
University President Diana Natalicio and the creator of the gift, well-known Mexican sculptor Sebastián, will speak on Thursday, Nov 21 at the President’s Conference Room, UTEP Administration Building, 5th floor.
Sebastián is best known for his large-scale sculptures, including his recent work, La Equis – a large red X located in Juárez that is visible in El Paso.
There are 1,125 students from Mexico enrolled this fall semester at UTEP.