Since he was young, Luis Adame says he has always been fascinated with innovation. From an early age, Adame says he was drawn to robotics, manufacturing and prototype design. Fast-forward years later, Adame is an engineer in the making at South Texas College. Arriving in the United States as a freshman in high school, Adame… [Continue Reading]


From an early age, Erick Torres’ family has always inspired him to do better. The priority, Torres said, was to always work harder, and strive to be someone in life. Today, Erick is a teacher in the making at South Texas College. A 2014 graduate of La Joya High School, Torres, 19, says he’s majoring… [Continue Reading]


As an educator, Pamela Lang says she sees many students who are eager to start businesses in the Rio Grande Valley. What is astounding, she says, are those students who are getting a head start while still completing high school. “They want to see the community grow, and they want to bring business in from… [Continue Reading]


South Texas College Theatre kicks off their seventh season this month with its production of Jethro Compton’s adaptation of Dorothy M. Johnson’s short story The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance. The production will run from Oct. 20-22 at 8 p.m., and will include a matinee at 2 p.m. on Oct. 23. Performances will take place… [Continue Reading]


South Texas College kicks off intensive nine month program to enrich STEM concepts among Valley teachers Among the most rewarding aspects about being an educator is seeing students come back to make a difference in their communities, according to Yvonne Zuniga. These days, teachers have to be as informed as possible so they can inform… [Continue Reading]