Beto Lopez
Assistant Vice President for Institutional Advancement
(915) 747-8559

Alberto “Beto” Lopez, Assistant Vice President for The Office of University Relations, joined the university in 1983 as the first director of the Office of New Student Relations. During his career at UTEP, Lopez has directed undergraduate student outreach, recruitment, student orientation, and scholarship programs.

In his present role, he oversees the development of community outreach programs and major university events such as convocation and commencement. The office welcomes visitors by providing VIP tours and hosts numerous conferences each year.

A native El Pasoan, Lopez holds a bachelor’s degree in history with honors and a master’s degree in education, both from Austin College.

Lopez currently serves on the board of the El Paso Area Teachers Federal Credit Union and the El Paso Visitors and Convention Bureau Marketing Committee.

Frank Montes de Oca III
Assistant Director
(915) 747-8274

Frank joined the Office of University Relations in 2002. He managed the operation of Conference Services through 2015. In that time, he saw the number and scope of academic conferences grow threefold at the University. He now manages such Institutional Events as Commencement, Fall Convocation, Honors Convocation.

He received his Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts in 1993 from The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). He taught Theater in Secondary Education for Sánchez Middle School 1993-96 and Americas High School 1996-98—where he was also Chair of the Arts Department—both part of the Socorro Independent School District. After working in New York City for a year, he returned to El Paso. He received his Master of Business Administration from UTEP in 2002.

Frank thoroughly enjoys working in Higher Education deriving his energy from faculty, staff, and students alike. He is a member of the Association of Collegiate Conference and Events Directors-International (ACCED-I).

Jorge Delgadillo
Assistant Director
(915) 747-8571

Jorge Delgadillo is the Assistant Director for Internal Operations for the Office of University Relations. Jorge oversees the day to day Internal Operations of the office to include Budgets, Financial Transactions, and Resource Allocation. Jorge has over 20 years of professional experience in numerous fields which include Retail, Training, Manufacturing, Sales, Customer Service, and Higher Education Administration. He is no stranger to the current Institutional software PeopleSoft as he has over a decade of experience using it. Jorge started his employment at UTEP in June of 2013 with the Office of Union Services as an Office Supervisor. He is a UTEP graduate, with a Bachelors of Business Administration and is currently pursuing his Masters of Business Administration at the UTEP Graduate Business Center.

Mitzel Aveytia
Conference Services Coordinator
(915) 747-8545

Maria Fernanda Fiscal C.
Administration Services Coordinator
(915) 747-8565

Student Assistants

Paulina Caraveo
Major: Health Promotion, College of Health Sciences

Carlos Cardenas
Major: Cellular and Molecular Biochemistry, College of Sciences

Aurora Najera
Major: Organizational and Corporate Communication, College of Liberal Arts

Artemisa Urias
Major: Nursing, College of Health Sciences

Tania Villa
Major: International Business, College of Business Administration