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South Texas districts open cybersecurity careers programopens in new window
School districts and businesses in Texas’ lower Rio Grande Valley have partnered up to create a new pathway for their high-school students to enter the cybersecurity workforce.
16
Aug
2019
edscoop.com
STC is ‘best thing that ever happened to Starr County’opens in new window
South Texas College is the main reason Starr County’s economic fortunes have taken a big upswing, say local community leaders.
09
Aug
2019
riograndeguardian.com
Health and education entities partner with TWCopens in new window
The Texas Workforce Commission in partnership with DHR Health have awarded more than a million dollars in funding to South Texas College.
06
Aug
2019
www.kveo.com
TWC awarding grants to local school districtsopens in new window
The Texas Workforce Commission also awarding federal grants in efforts to enhance curriculum and high demand training for high school and community college students.
06
Aug
2019
www.kveo.com
STC waives $200 million to ensure RGV develops college going cultureopens in new window
South Texas College has waived over $200 million in tuition and fees over the past 20 years in order to build a college-going culture in the Rio Grande Valley.
29
Jul
2019
riograndeguardian.com
STC ofrece cursos, talleres y diplomadosopens in new window
Si busca continuar su educación, pero el costo le impide tomar el siguiente paso, South Texas College ofrece grados y ayuda para quienes cumplan con los requisitos. Para más información, puede llamar al 956-872-3585 ó 956-872-3857.
26
Jul
2019
www.telemundo40.com
President’s Advisory Council: 902 officers, 463 training hours at RCPSE first half of 2019opens in new window
More than 900 law enforcement officers have participated in training at South Texas College’s new Regional Center for Public Safety Excellence (RCPSE) since January 2019, according to RCPSE Chief Administrator Paul Varville who spoke at STC’s President’s Advisory Council Committee June 27.
08
Jul
2019
www.yourvalleyvoice.com
Public Administration Opportunities at STC opens in new window
Learn how you can become apart of the growing career field, public administration.
08
Jul
2019
youtu.be
Over 160 parents take free summer courses through PSJA Parental Engagement Program and STC opens in new window
Over 160 parents in Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD (PSJA ISD) are continuing their education this summer through free adult education courses offered through the district’s PSJA Parental Engagement Program and South Texas College.
27
Jun
2019
www.yourvalleyvoice.com
STC among the nine Seal of Excelecia recipients opens in new window
Excelencia in Education, a nonprofit group focused on Latino student success, on Thursday announced that nine colleges have earned its first annual Seal of Excelencia.
21
Jun
2019
www.insidehighered.com
Edinburg EDC Partners with South Texas College and the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing to Provide FREE OSHA Trainingopens in new window
The Edinburg Economic Development Corporation is proud to announce that is has partnered with South Texas College (STC) and the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing to provide twelve Edinburg residents with a free 10-hour OSHA training course, which will take place at the Edinburg Housing Authority.
21
May
2019
texasborderbusiness.com
STC, WGU Texas partner to streamline higher educationopens in new window
South Texas College and Western Governor’s University Texas signed an agreement Monday to make higher education degrees more accessible, affordable and flexible.
14
May
2019
www.themonitor.com
Register now for summer classes at STC opens in new window
Summer registration is now open at South Texas College.
09
May
2019
youtu.be
ERO makes donation to STCopens in new window
The South Texas College Valley Scholars Program and ERO Architects held a check presentation ceremony recognizing the firm as the official sponsor of “A Night with the Stars.”
26
Apr
2019
www.yourvalleyvoice.com
McAllen ISD offers new certificates for in-demand jobsopens in new window
The school district will partner with South Texas College to offer a continuing education certificate for the forensic science technician course.
09
Apr
2019
www.themonitor.com
Culinary Arts Program showcases Valentine's Day treats opens in new window
We spoke with Jennifer Guerra, program chair of the Culinary Arts Program of South Texas College about their program.
20
Feb
2019
valleycentral.com
South Texas College, Universidad Tamualipeca form international partnershipopens in new window
Students attending Universidad Tamaulipeca can now pursue the same degree plan at South Texas College and study on both sides of the border.
13
Feb
2019
valleycentral.com
RGV Colleges Promoting Food Pantry Programs to Studentsopens in new window
Rio Grande Valley colleges are promoting access to affordable, nutritious food for students.
17
Jan
2019
www.krgv.com
Texas Takes The Next Step To Make College More Affordableopens in new window
In late 2013, the first Texas Affordable Baccalaureate Degree was launched by Texas A&M-Commerce and South Texas College.
03
Jan
2019
www.forbes.com
Careers of the Future opens in new window
South Texas College offers over 120 different degrees, many of them preparing students for careers of the future.
02
Jan
2019
rgvisionmagazine.com
TWC awards STC nearly $200,000 for adult and youth apprenticeshipsopens in new window
MCALLEN, RGV – Carlos Margo, associate dean for industrial training and economic development at South Texas College, has given a shout-out to the Texas Workforce Commission. In particular, Margo has thanked TWC Commissioner Julian Alvarez, and the agency’s apprenticeship director, Desi Holmes. Margo said TWC had recently approved a grant totaling almost $200,000 for STC.
13
Dec
2018
riograndeguardian.com
Nuevo centro de seguridad pública de STC abre sus puertasopens in new window
El nuevo centro de seguridad pública del colegio universitario South Texas College abrió sus puertas a cientos de estudiantes para motivarlos a estudiar una carrera en seguridad y ley y orden.
30
Nov
2018
www.telemundo40.com
STC Celebrates its 25th Anniversaryopens in new window
In June 1993, then Texas Gov. Ann Richards signed legislation creating South Texas Community College, converting the former Texas State Technical College campus in McAllen into a local governed community college serving Hidalgo and Starr Counties.
26
Nov
2018
riograndeguardian.com
STC, Western Governors University set to offer affordable pipeline to grad schoolopens in new window
The opportunity to bring South Texas College graduates more affordable master’s degrees and additional certificates is in the making though a sprouting partnership with Western Governors University.
30
Oct
2018
www.themonitor.com
Reed: Dual Credit is transforming the Rio Grande Valleyopens in new window
South Texas College President Shirley A. Reed says dual credit is transforming the Rio Grande Valley.
15
Oct
2018
riograndeguardian.com
STC becomes an official Department of Labor apprenticeship sponsoropens in new window
MCALLEN, RGV – South Texas College leaders say they were honored to have U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta present as they signed on as an official apprenticeship sponsor with the federal agency.
09
Oct
2018
riograndeguardian.com
STC drawing instructor uses charcoal and water from the Rio Grande River in new exhibitopens in new window
South Texas College’s Mid-Valley Campus Library Art Gallery presents “Hydrogen, Oxygen, Carbon,” an exhibit featuring charcoal drawings by artist and STC faculty member Luis Corpus Oct. 8.
08
Oct
2018
texasborderbusiness.com
STC celebra 25 años en la educaciónopens in new window
South Texas College está celebrando sus 25 años en la educación en los condados Hidalgo y Starr.
27
Sep
2018
www.telemundo40.com
PSJA high school students part of first cohort at STC’s Public Safety Center opens in new window
PHARR — With the inauguration of South Texas College’s first campus in Pharr, the Regional Center for Public Safety and Excellence, came the opportunity for local high schoolers to attend classes alongside current and future law enforcement professionals.
23
Sep
2018
www.themonitor.com
South Texas College unveils Regional Center for Public Safety Excellence opens in new window
South Texas College’s Regional Center for Public Safety Excellence is the first of its kind in the nation.
18
Sep
2018
valleycentral.com
Realidad virtual, tecnología clave para entrenar a policíasopens in new window
Oficiales de la Policía de South Texas College (STC) están recibiendo entrenamientos para enfrentar situaciones de alto riesgo y responder conforme a la ley con la tecnología más sofisticada.
05
Sep
2018
www.telemundo40.com
As South Texas College turns 25, inaugural president Shirley Reed reflects on its humble beginnings opens in new window
Doubts of Shirley Reed’s ability to fledge the first community college in the Rio Grande Valley more than two decades ago did not discourage her. Instead, she remembers these as an important aspect of South Texas College’s flourishing.
26
Aug
2018
www.themonitor.com
UT System study vindicates STC's pioneering work with dual credit opens in new window
Dr. Shirley A. Reed, president of South Texas College, says her pioneering work in developing a robust dual credit program with high schools in Hidalgo and Starr counties has been vindicated by a new study from the UT System.
12
Aug
2018
riograndeguardian.com
Body Building Professor Inspires Students To Strive For Successopens in new window
An iron pumping educator is using her hobby of bodybuilding to inspire others...
18
Jul
2018
www.kveo.com
South Texas College theater production revisits first school shooting opens in new window
This weekend South Texas College theater students presented “Columbinus,” a two-hour unique production reenacting the devastating events of the Columbine High School shooting and how it possibly could have been prevented.
24
Jun
2018
www.valleymorningstar.com
Grainger donates $6K in tools to South Texas College studentsopens in new window
Grainger, a leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products, has donated $6,000 worth of tools that will then be distributed to students through the college. Grainger has be a constant supporter of South Texas College’s students for several years.
14
Jun
2018
texasborderbusiness.com
South Texas College Gears Up for 12th Annual Ceramics Conferenceopens in new window
The 12th Annual Ceramics Exhibition and Conference, ‘Continued Connections. Variable Directions.’ will be on exhibit from June 4 to August 8, at the Pecan library art gallery and June 4 to July 5 at the Building B art gallery. STC’s three-day South Texas Ceramic Showdown will begin with an opening reception on June 20 at the Pecan Campus library.
13
Jun
2018
texasborderbusiness.com
Simulating experiences: STC inaugurates $24 million nursing campus additionopens in new window
A new state-of-the-art Nursing and Allied Health facility, complete with a simulated hospital wing, was unveiled by South Texas College on Tuesday as students exhibited the facilities’ more sophisticated functions and features.
18
May
2018
www.themonitor.com
Spirit of former STC student lives on as parents awarded her degreeopens in new window
For many in the Rio Grande Valley, December 16 was a momentous day. South Texas College hosted a ceremony for graduates at the State Farm Arena and awarded 893 diplomas. While this was a celebration in and of itself, it held a greater significance.
16
Dec
2017
www.themonitor.com
Dallas Fed praises work of McAllen EDC, South Texas Collegeopens in new window
MCALLEN, RGV – A senior vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has praised South Texas College and McAllen Economic Development Corporation for addressing the disruption new technology is causing the economy.
22
Oct
2017
riograndeguardian.com