Last Chance Saturday

Don’t miss your chance this Saturday to register at South Texas College for the spring semester. Come to Last Chance Saturday on Jan. 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Pecan, Mid-Valley and Starr campuses for your one-stop registration. Financial aid is still available! Advisors will be on hand to help you arrange schedules that work around your life, and help you find the budget-friendly payment plan that works for you. Classes begin on Jan. 17. STC is closed on Jan. 16 in observance of Martin Luther King Day. Registration is also available 24/7 via JagNet and at SouthTexasCollege.edu. … Read More …

Don’t delay! Spring classes start Jan. 17

Start the new year off with a bang by registering for the upcoming Spring 2017 semester at South Texas College (STC). There’s no time to waste as classes start January 17 at all STC locations in Hidalgo and Starr County. For students who are unable to make it to campus during normal hours of operation, extended registration hours will be available at the Pecan, Mid-Valley and Starr County Campuses on Saturday, Jan. 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is a perfect opportunity for prospective students to come to campus and received one-on-one assistance with all their registration … Read More …

STC Commencement ceremonies to be held Dec. 17

South Texas College will confer more than 2,000 degrees during its December commencement ceremonies on Saturday Dec. 17. Graduation will take place at the State Farm Arena. The ceremony for Business and Technology and students receiving Bachelor’s degrees will take place at 10 a.m. The afternoon commencement for Liberal Arts will take place at 2 p.m. Graduating students are advised to pick up their cap and gown in Building K 2.402 at STC’s Pecan Campus. A picture ID will be required. Honor cords will be distributed when a student picks up their cap and gown. Friends and families who … Read More …

STC and UTRGV sign 2+2 articulation agreement for transferring students

On Monday Dec. 12, South Texas College and the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley formalized 26 2+2 articulation agreements to provide a seamless transition for students in the Rio Grande Valley. Recently signed articulation agreements between STC and UTRGV are a testimony to the confidence both institutions have to provide the best education possible for students in the region, according to STC President Dr. Shirley A. Reed. The institutions have joined together to provide students with a smooth transition between the college and the university. The 26 agreements were signed to … Read More …

South Texas College and McAllen Chamber partner to assist local entrepreneurs and inventors

South Texas College (STC) has entered an agreement with the McAllen Chamber of Commerce to begin designing prototypes for those participating in its Inventors and Entrepreneurs Network. STC and the Chamber held a signing for their Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Dec. 7. The MOU establishes a cooperative venture to design and create 3D prototypes for inventors and entrepreneurs. The agreement essentially paves the way for the college’s Advanced Manufacturing and Architectural and Engineering Design Technology Program to begin offering its facilities, 3D printers, and instructor … Read More …

South Texas College and UTRGV to sign articulation agreement Dec. 12

South Texas College and the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley have joined together to provide students with a smooth transition between the institutions. An Articulation Agreement signing will take place at 9 a.m. on Dec. 12 at STC’s Rainbow Room located at the Pecan Campus. At least 21 agreements will be signed at the event from all divisions at STC. “These agreements are down to course level so if a student takes a math course here, it will determine exactly how it will transfer to UTRGV,” said Dr. Kelli Davis, University Relations Officer at South Texas College. “Students who are … Read More …

Engaging industry professionals in IT and healthcare

Opportunities at South Texas College for open dialogue create immense potential for continued IT-intensive industry growth in the region. South Texas College is fostering engagement among IT and healthcare professionals for industry growth in the Rio Grande Valley. On Nov. 15, 2016, the South Texas Information Technology Partnership in collaboration with STC’s Texas Regional STEM Degree Accelerator (TRSDSA) held its first meeting to begin determining priorities for collective action among professionals in Information Technology. The meeting began with employers identifying the most … Read More …

South Texas College and McAllen Consulate sign agreement assisting Mexican-born students

South Texas College, the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley, and the Consulate of Mexico in McAllen formalized an official IME Becas Memorandum of Understanding that will lay the foundation for a partnership seeking to increase the educational attainment level of Mexicans or persons of Mexican origin living in the US. The signing took place on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 at the Consulate of Mexico in McAllen. Matthew Hebbard, Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management was on-hand to accept funds on behalf of South Texas College. IME stands for “Instituto de los Mexicanos en … Read More …