South Texas College (STC) is celebrating another surge in student enrollment, reporting an 11.2% increase over last spring with 33,893 students throughout Hidalgo and Starr counties. This follows a robust Fall 2015 semester, where student enrollment hit a record high of 34,641. “The thriving size of our student body validates how the community values the… [Continue Reading]


SOUTH TEXAS COLLEGE AWARDED $800,000 FROM EDUCATE TEXAS FOR TEXAS REGIONAL STEM DEGREE ACCELERATOR INITIATIVE Who: Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Higher Ed. Institutions, RGV ISD’s, Educate Texas What: Texas Regional STEM Degree Accelerator Grant Presentation and Press Day When: Wednesday, February 10th, at 8:30 am Where: South Texas College, Cooper Center(Bldg. L) 3201 W. Pecan Blvd… [Continue Reading]


For Adiel Jair Cuadrado, attending South Texas College (STC) meant creating a future where he could combine his passion for music and helping others. After graduating from Palmview High School in 2009, he went straight into the workforce, but with encouragement from his family, Adiel is now a music therapist in the making at STC.… [Continue Reading]


In honor of School Board Appreciation Month, South Texas College (STC) hosted its second annual Board Appreciation Breakfast on Friday, January 22, to thank its many partners in education across Hidalgo and Starr counties. In addition to the STC Board of Trustees, superintendents and board members from partnering school districts gathered at the Pecan Campus Rainbow Room… [Continue Reading]

The South Texas College Board of Trustees expressed appreciation to their partners in education for their contributions to creating a college going culture in the Rio Grande Valley. Pictured (L-R) are Trustee Graciela Farias, Trustee Rose Benavidez, Secretary Paul. R. Rodriguez and Trustee Gary Gurwitz.

After months of dedicated rehearsals, Ballet Folklórico South Texas College (STC) will present their highlight performance of the year, Tradiciones 2016, on Friday, February 5, starting at 7:00 p.m. at the McAllen Civic Auditorium. General admission tickets are $12 and will be available at the venue two hours before the performance. “Tradiciones really is the… [Continue Reading]

Ballet Folklórico STC presented Unidad, Sones y Tarimas in December at the McAllen Civic Auditorium with traditional costumes and jarocha style music.