UTEP Partners with Durango, Mexico to Promote Educational Opportunities

What: UTEP and Governor of Durango, Mexico to Sign Collaboration Agreement

When: 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3

Where: President’s Conference Room, UTEP Administration Building, 5th floor

Governor of Durango, Mexico, Jose Rosas Aispuro Torres, Ph.D.; members of his delegation; and Consul General of Mexico in El Paso Marcos Bucio will meet with UTEP President Diana Natalicio to announce Durango’s commitment of scholarship funds and sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) and collaboration between the government of Durango and UTEP.

Through the agreement, a group of Mexican students who qualify for the Students’ Assistance Program (PASE) will attend UTEP with scholarships supported by Durango’s Department of Education. Undergraduate and graduate students will participate. Master’s and doctoral students whose areas of study contribute to the development of the State of Durango will be given priority. UTEP, in return, will support the students’ admissions and enrollment process.

Durango is 650 miles away from Juárez and is the second Mexican state that will have a scholarship MOU with UTEP. There are currently more than two dozen students from Durango enrolled at UTEP.