“The Ranch Hand Festival Steamroller Prints” presented by the Art Department, Jan. 30 – Apr. 7

The South Texas College Art Department presents “The Ranch Hand Festival Steamroller Prints,” an art exhibition organized by Texas A&M University-Kingsville Department of Art, Communications and Theatre, in partnership with the College of Engineering and the City of Kingsville. The exhibit opens Monday, January 30, and will be available to view Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. until April 7, 2017 at the Art Building Gallery located in B–103 on the Pecan Campus. Students will also hold a print event at the exhibit as part of The Ranch Hand Festival, which honors the … Read More …

Starr County’s Got Talent 10 becomes sold out event

Starr County’s Got Talent 10 Showcase of Champions was a rousing success. The event, hosted by the Starr County Campus Psychology Club at South Texas College was held on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, and was completely sold out. More than 240 people attended, and raised over $900 from admission fees to benefit the annual $1,000 Starr Psych Club Scholarship. The champions from the previous 9 editions of Starr County Got Talent shows were also invited to showcase their talent, and included singers, dancers, dance groups, duets, and musicians. There were 15 performances from all over Starr County … Read More …

STC Theatre to hold auditions for Boeing Boeing

South Texas College (STC) Theatre will hold auditions for its latest comedic production of the season, Boeing Boeing.  Auditions will be held on December 6-7 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the STC Cooper Center for Communication Arts - Black Box Studio, located at 3201 W. Pecan Blvd. in McAllen. All STC and Rio Grande Valley community members, ages 18 and over, are welcome to audition. Boeing Boeing is a farce set in 1960’s France. When Bernard’s friend Robert comes to Paris for a visit, he gets more than what he bargained for. Instead of getting the love advice he sought, he gets stuck in a … Read More …

South Texas College Theatre goes into the wild with The Jungle Book

South Texas College Theatre enters the wilderness with their November 2016 production of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book, adapted by Greg Banks, which will run from Nov 17-19 at 8 p.m.. There will also be a Sunday matinee on Nov. 20 at 2 p.m. at STC’s Cooper Center for Communication Arts Main Stage, located at 3201 W. Pecan Blvd. in McAllen. In this new adaptation of the beloved Rudyard Kipling story, a child lost in the jungle is adopted by Baloo the Bear, Bagheera the panther, and all the beasts who call the mysterious wilderness home. In this fast-paced retelling, the rambunctious and … Read More …

Culinary Wars begins Nov. 7 at South Texas College

Future chefs show off their skills in a week-long competition for foodies South Texas College’s Culinary Arts Program kicks off a five day food competition that aims to showcase the skills of future chefs in the Rio Grande Valley. Culinary Wars is a weeklong culinary arts competition beginning on Monday Nov. 7 and lasting through Friday Nov. 11. The event features Culinary Arts students competing against one another in pressure situations. The event begins with the Pastry Competition in the STC cafeteria on Nov. 7 at 8 a.m. Winners will be announced at 12 p.m. The Cake Decorating … Read More …

RGV Quilt Guild and STC to honor veterans

The Rio Grande Valley Quilt Guild, in conjunction with Veterans Services at South Texas College, will hold a special ceremony on Nov. 8. At the event, Quilt Guild members will present veterans with a handmade quilt in honor of their military service. “This is a presentation ceremony. Quilting Guilds across the nation have always had programs to honor military veterans by presenting a handmade quilt in recognition and thanks for their service and sacrifice to our nation,” said STC Communication Arts instructor and Rio Grande Valley Quilt Guild member Laura Nunn. “The Rio Grande Valley Quilt … Read More …

STC Technology Campus features exhibit by UTRGV Studio Art graduates

South Texas College’s Technology Campus Library presents “Illustrating Their World,” featuring illustrations by Valley artists Jessie Rodriguez and Roni Cortez. An artist lecture and reception will be held at 6 p.m. on November 3 at STC’s Technology Campus Library. The library is located at 3700 W. Military Hwy in McAllen. Admission is free and open to the public. . The exhibit opened Tuesday, September 6, and will be viewable to the public through Friday, December 2, 2016. STC’s Library Art Gallery Program exhibits regional, national and international artwork, explores new visions and … Read More …

Student of Week: Luis Adame

Since he was young, Luis Adame says he has always been fascinated with innovation. From an early age, Adame says he was drawn to robotics, manufacturing and prototype design. Fast-forward years later, Adame is an engineer in the making at South Texas College. Arriving in the United States as a freshman in high school, Adame said he began working hard to pursue his goals. After graduating with his certificate from Veterans Memorial High School in Mission, Adame then started STC in order to finish his Associate Degree in Precision Manufacturing. “I was a sophomore in high school and I … Read More …