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Meet Aaron

Aaron Rodriguez is a senior computer science major who wants to enhance the tech industry’s footprint in El Paso. He was drawn to UTEP by the potential to develop virtual reality applications as part of his research. Aaron has since joined a computer science research team and is a member of a student organization that helps students develop their game-design skills.

Meet Hector

Hector M. Enriquez is a curious man. He asks questions to build relationships. Those relationships generally have helped drive his interests, his career path and his social mobility. They helped him to drive a cab, learn how to fly airplanes, get him enrolled at UTEP, and, as an instructor, develop new ways to enhance the accumulation of knowledge.



1.1 million community service hours
300 million total research grant portfolio
25000 student enrollment