EL PASO — One UTEP Professor has been named the director of the Sam Donaldson Center for Communication.
Dr. Richard Piñeda was appointed Associate Director of the Center in September 2010 and has now moved up to Director.
Dr. Piñeda is an El Paso native and became an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication in 2004.
"I'm honored to be named Director of the Center, especially as the university continues gaining prominence as a national research university with a 21st century student demographic." said Pineda.
If you've ever taken one of Dr. Piñeda's classes, you know that he absolutely loves Chico's Tacos.