A $127,303 grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has made it possible for the development of a new Fast Start Programs in Precision Manufacturing Technology certificate starting in fall 2015. Pending approval from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the Southern Association of Colleges and School Commission on Colleges, the program will provide… [Continue Reading]


The South Texas College summer semester is right around the corner with classes starting on June 1. Current and new students, including high school seniors, are encouraged to make the most of their summer by registering now for traditional and online classes. Summer sessions range from 4 to 8 weeks, giving students plenty of time… [Continue Reading]

Summer I & III 2015

The Office of Industry Training & Economic Development and the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing (IAM) at South Texas College (STC) will announce their certification as a globally recognized Festo Certified Training Center on Thursday, May 28, 2015, during a ceremony starting at 10:00 a.m. at the STC Technology Campus in McAllen. Festo is a privately… [Continue Reading]

During the certification process, STC IAM Instructor Ernesto Avila was evaluated by a Festo audit team while conducting trainings.

South Texas College will be closed Saturday, May 23, 2015, through Monday, May, 25, 2015, in observance of Memorial Day. In addition, please note that the JagExpress will not be in service on Monday, May 25, 2015. Regular college operating hours and JagExpress routes will resume on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Registration and payment options for the summer semester… [Continue Reading]


South Texas College announced today that it has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds. South Texas College’s profile is available in the all-new Schools Matchmaker at www.GIJobs.com/schools.   Now in its sixth year, the Military Friendly® Schools designation and list by… [Continue Reading]

U.S. Marine Veteran and STC Student Julian Ortega graduated this spring with an associate degree in culinary arts while proudly wearing a red, white and blue cord provided by the Office of Veterans Affairs.