South Texas College (STC) has long established itself as a model throughout the state and nation for dual enrollment collaboration and success. Falling underneath the umbrella of STC’s Dual Enrollment Program are the Dual Enrollment Academies (DE Academies) that have offered major contributions to this achievement. In the last ten years, approximately 698 students have… [Continue Reading]

Students representing each of STC’s four Dual Enrollment Academies stand behind staff and leadership who help make their success possible. Pictured in the front row (l-r): Leonardo Castaneda, STC Academies Specialist; Rebecca De Leon, STC Director of Academies and High School Projects; Nick Gonzalez, STC Administrator for High School Programs and Services; Allyssa K. Villarreal, STC Early College High School Specialist.

After graduating from McAllen High School in 2013, Rosa Velia Torres was determined to continue challenging herself as she pursued her higher education. Having already earned a certificate as a dual enrollment student, Rosa decided to continue her education as a FBI linguist in the making at South Texas College (STC). “I chose to attend… [Continue Reading]


Any pianist will tell you that playing on a concert grand piano is miles above the experience you have on a standard upright piano.  Apart from that is getting access to perform on such a dream instrument.  Perhaps that’s why music students at South Texas College are ecstatic to finally have a nine-foot concert grand… [Continue Reading]

Concert Grand Piano

South Texas College (STC) Theatre is privileged to host the South Texas premier of Raúl Castillo’s Between You, Me and the Lampshade, scheduled to run April 28 – 30, starting at 8:00 p.m. at STC’s Cooper Center for Communication Arts Black Box Studio, located at 3201 W. Pecan Blvd. in McAllen. An additional matinee performance… [Continue Reading]

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Ever since Arnold Sepulveda graduated from La Joya High School in 1997, he knew that law enforcement was his dream career. For ten years, Arnold has worked in law enforcement and is currently sergeant of support services for the Palmview Police Department. While in this position, Arnold became fascinated by digital evidence collection and decided… [Continue Reading]