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South Texas College to host Houston Artist David McGee

  The South Texas College (STC)  Library Art Gallery has curated an exhibit entitled, "David McGee: New Work" featuring the work of Houston artist David McGee that will be on display until Feb. 25, 2018. David McGee’s work explores identity and experience. This exhibition features McGee’s large-scale, heavily textured abstract paintings he made during a one-year sabbatical on the Bolivar Peninsula, a remote area near Galveston, and his signature watercolor figurative drawings. McGee recently finished a 20-year retrospective at the Houston Museum of African American … Read More …

South Texas College’s Women’s Studies Committee hosts “What Were You Wearing?”, a survivor art installation on victims of sexual assault

South Texas College’s (STC) Women’s Studies Committee will host an art installation titled “What Were You Wearing?”, to highlight sexual assault victims in the community on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. The purpose of the installation says Associate Professor of Political Science at STC, Jennifer Bryson Clark is to debunk victim-blaming with a powerful display of 25 stories and a display of the clothes victims were wearing at the time of their assault. “Too often the question, ‘What were you wearing?’, is asked of survivors of sexual assault,” said Clark. “It implies that the survivor could … Read More …

STC welcomes ‘Wonder Women’ in the making

South Texas College hosts its first ever Girls in Technology event dedicated to elementary-level students   More than 150 5th grade students from various school districts in the Valley attended South Texas College’s (STC) inaugural Girls in Technology event at the college’s Technology Campus on Wednesday, Feb. 7. The program, which was organized as an offshoot of STC’s annual Women in Technology event which takes place in April, consisted of speakers, hands-on activities, and tours of various manufacturers in the area. Speakers at the event included STC President Dr. … Read More …

Student of the week: Enoch Gonzalez

Currently a student in the Architectural & Engineering Design Technology Program (AEDT), Enoch Gonzalez continues to impress each of his instructors with his creative work he puts into each assignment. His instructors say he is an excellent example of a hard- working student at South Texas College and in the AEDT Program. “What I love about this program is that they care about you in the manner of you finding a job. They actually want you to have an internship before you graduate so that you can learn professional practices at the same time that you’re finishing up your education,” said … Read More …

South Texas College Technology Campus hosts elementary class visit to promote college-ready culture

  As part of an ongoing effort to promote a college-going culture, the South Texas College Technology Campus hosted a group of more than 70 4th and 5th grade students from John F. Kennedy Elementary School in La Joya on Friday, Jan. 26. The students toured the campus and participated in hands-on activities while being informed about the various career options available to them when they enter college. “These are students who stay after school and learn about computers, so they are more technology oriented,” said Ed Warwas, a counselor at JFK Elementary who attended the tour with … Read More …

South Texas College and Instituto Tecnologico de Reynosa formalize partnership

  Agreement to benefit research and training among students and faculty South Texas College (STC) and Instituto Tecnologico de Reynosa have signed a general cooperation agreement to create tools for training through the use of a unique bi-national partnership more than eight years in the making. At a special signing ceremony on Jan. 22, STC President Dr. Shirley A. Reed and Instituto Tecnologico director Mara Grassiel Acosta Gonzalez formalized the partnership that seeks to develop the exchange of research, information technologies, personnel training, and professional and … Read More …

Student of the Week: Eduardo Salinas

Eduardo Salinas is a young student who says he lives life by a simple creed. Treat people with the same manner you would be treated and you'll be rewarded with kindness. Recognized by faculty for his maturity in how he approaches his school work, Eduardo says it’s his hope to reach others through his talent for music. A graduate of Edinburg High School, Eduardo says has been a musician since he was four years old. Upon entering South Texas College in fall 2017, he decided to pursue an Associate degree in Music with the hopes of becoming an educator or professional musician. “I’m … Read More …

Student of the Week: Javier De La Alejandro ( Jerry the Jaguar )

As a recent graduate from South Texas College (STC), Javier De La Alejandro found himself not only accomplishing a goal of graduating college, but experiencing life as Jerry the Jaguar, the college’s mascot. “When I first got to college, I didn’t think that I would end up being the mascot for STC,” said Javier. In fact, Javier was only a high school student when he first started attending STC to work on his certificate as a multimedia specialist.  He didn’t realize how much more he would gain from the college experience by being Jerry the Jaguar. On Dec. 16, Javier graduated alongside … Read More …