From the halls of Yale University to offices at local architecture firms, Sara Lozano has excelled throughout her academic and professional career. Though she holds a long list of achievements, Lozano’s only mission is to pay it forward. Since 2007, Lozano has worked as an assistant professor of architectural drafting at South Texas College. With… [Continue Reading]


Donna High School senior and valedictorian candidate Michael Salinas stood nervously at the podium before a roomful of Rio Grande Valley educators at the South Texas College Summit on College and Career Readiness on Feb. 23. He went on to tell them about his educational journey as evidence of the collaboration that has been achieved… [Continue Reading]

Donna High School and South Texas College Dual Enrollment Computer Science Academy student Michael Salinas with his sister, mother and STC President Dr. Shirley A. Reed during the 10th Annual Summit on College and Career Readiness on Feb. 23, 2015 at Region One in Edinburg.

Imagine being a woman, dressed as a man fighting in the Civil War. During Women’s History Month, the community will have an opportunity to gain insight into four women’s lives during the American Civil War when New York Times best-selling author Karen Abbott visits South Texas College on March 4 as part of the college’s… [Continue Reading]


In the world of higher education, it is commonly known that the cost associated with college is one of the most difficult barriers students face when it comes to achieving their goals. To encourage students that the cost of college does not have to be a burden and to utilize available Federal Pell Grants, South… [Continue Reading]


  Qualified students within the South Texas College Business & Technology Division had the opportunity during the fall 2014 semester to work part-time as lab assistants through the Learn and Earn Grant Program. Provided by the Educate Texas Fund of Communities Foundation of Texas, the goal of the $10,000 Learn and Earn Grant was to… [Continue Reading]

(l-r)Business & Technology Dean Mario Reyna, Precision Manufacturing Technology (PMT) Chair Daniel Morales, PMT student Mike Banjao, PMT student Diego Salinas, Welding Technology student Victor Velasquez, Welding Technology Instructor Darrel Mobley, Automotive Technology student Gerardo Alvarado, Design & Building Trades Chair Reynaldo Sanchez, Automotive Technology Chair Roy Trevino, Fire Science student Jorge Balderas, Fire Science Chair Victor Fonseca