South Texas College (STC) is set to celebrate the achievements of approximately 4,027 students who are eligible to have their certificate, associate or bachelor’s degrees conferred during commencement ceremonies May 13-14, at the State Farm Arena. Included in this number are approximately 2066 dual enrollment students who earned certificate and associate degrees before graduating from… [Continue Reading]


As published in the May/June edition of rgVision. By Annie Sykes “There’s no place like home.” It’s been over 75 years since the debut of Judy Garland’s famous line in ‘The Wizard of Oz,’  yet the words still ring true today. For Noe De La Cruz, the phrase is more than a famous movie quote. It’s… [Continue Reading]


Jorge Luis Garza is a shining example of how the Dual Enrollment Academies at South Texas College (STC) are creating some of the most impressive student success stories in the Rio Grande Valley. This May, the Gates Millennium Scholar will earn his Associate of Science in Biology from STC before receiving his diploma from Palmview… [Continue Reading]

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A new tradition was established at South Texas College (STC) as retiring faculty members were honored during the institution’s inaugural Retiring Faculty Recognition Ceremony on Thursday, April 28, at the Cooper Center for Communication Arts. Combined, the nine retiring faculty members contributed more than 100 years of dedicated service to STC, its students and the… [Continue Reading]

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In demand courses available close to home for Western Hidalgo County residents   Expanded opportunities for South Texas College (STC) courses along with summer and fall registration will be available during the La Joya Teaching Center Open House on Tuesday, May 17, from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Jimmy Carter Building located at… [Continue Reading]

Registration assistance for classes at the STC La Joya Teaching Center in addition to classes at other STC campuses will also be available during the Open House.