Instructors earn special NIMS certificate

By: South Texas College's NIMS Center Texas continues to lead the nation in sustaining and creating new jobs. One major contributor may be because of how well the Rio Grande Valley is performing compared to many other regions in the state. Collectively, Valley business, industry and education partners continually seek new ways to innovate, maintaining high standards while minimizing costs, showing that the key is workforce training and innovation, particularly in the area of manufacturing. The region continues to pave new ways for hands-on training and seeks new certifications to set … Read More …

Advanced manufacturing talent pipeline runs through Rio South Texas region

The first step in creating a world class advanced manufacturing region starts with creating a talent pipeline. That pipeline is flowing through the Rio South Texas region thanks to the North American Advanced Manufacturing Research and Education Initiative."We're developing human capital to form the talent pipeline," explained Wanda Garza of South Texas College, who serves as the executive officer for NAAMREI, a consortium that stretches across seven Mexican border counties from Laredo to Brownsville. Garza said the community colleges, universities, public schools and other education … Read More …