A special holiday gift came early to the South Texas College Valley Scholars Program as Wells Fargo Bank presented a $5,000 check in support of the college’s high-achieving students. “Supporting education is a top priority for Wells Fargo, and we’re pleased to have provided a $5,000 grant to South Texas College’s Valley Scholar’s Program,” said… [Continue Reading]

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During a ceremony held at the Mexican Consulate’s office in McAllen, the Rio Grande Valley joined an international fellowship program that has benefited 44,000 Mexican and Mexican-American students in the U.S. when South Texas College was awarded a $15,000 matching scholarship grant on Dec. 16 by the Institute for Mexicans Abroad (IME), a branch of… [Continue Reading]

South Texas College was awarded a $15,000 scholarship by the Institute for Mexicans Abroad (IME), a branch of the Mexican government’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on Dec. 16 at the Mexican Consulate in McAllen. From left, STC Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Wanda Garza, STC Director of Student Financial Services Juan Miguel Galván, STC Scholarships Coordinator Judy Martínez, STC President Dr. Shirley A. Reed and STC Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Anahid Petrosian.

South Texas College recently announced that Dr. Arturo Montiel has been selected to lead the Starr County Campus as its campus administrator. Dr. Montiel has served as the Starr County Campus interim campus administrator for two years, making it a natural transition for him to continue his leadership on campus and in the community. “My… [Continue Reading]

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The Anthropology Association at South Texas College (AASTC) continues their support of the Gladys Porter Zoo with a $250 donation to the new South Texas Discovery Center on Nov. 30. Over 70 students and family members attended the check presentation as part of an annual anthropology zoo fieldtrip, bringing in an additional $360 in zoo… [Continue Reading]


History is being made at South Texas College as the institution prepares for its first ever December Commencement Ceremony at the McAllen Convention Center on Sunday, December 14, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. More than 1500 students are eligible to don caps and gowns and participate in this important ceremony that celebrates their accomplishments as they… [Continue Reading]

•	South Texas College President Dr. Shirley A. Reed congratulates a graduate at a past commencement ceremony held in May.