South Texas College to Host Several Summer Camps for Grade School Kids

Robotics & Automation, Violin & Guitar & Sewing Camps Start June 5 South Texas College is gearing up for summer camps that will enable students to engage in fun and interactive activities led by esteemed professionals in the field. STC’s Robotics & Automation Summer Camps will introduce students ages eight to 17 to aspects of automation and real-life robotics technology. Kids who are interested in robotics, computer science, engineering, math, automation technology or advanced manufacturing are urged to attend the second annual robotics camp taking place at STC’s … Read More …

STC holds sold out event at 11th annual Starr County’s Got Talent

Starr County Campus Psychology Club of South Texas College hosted its 11th annual Starr County’s Got Talent at the campus auditorium on Friday, April 28. It was a completely sold out event with over 180 people in attendance and over $600 raised from admission fees to benefit the annual Starr Psych Club Scholarship.  There were 15 performances including singers abd dance groups from all over Starr County. Each participant or dance group received a certificate of appreciation for their performance. Alberto Esco sang the National Anthem at the event. Judges in attendance included Mayra … Read More …

STC Theatre to hold auditions for WOYZECK

South Texas College (STC) Theatre will hold auditions for its summer show WOYCECK. Auditions will be held May 2nd and 3rd, from 7:00pm to 10:00pm 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 welcomed to audition. Woyzeck is a soldier, a father, a God-fearing man. He also happens to see visions of apocalyptic violence. Woyzeck is slowly losing his mind as he tries to fulfill the needs of Marie and his son of the same name born out of wedlock. At the same … Read More …

Register now at Starr County Campus for Summer and Fall 2017

Register now at Starr County Campus for Summer and Fall 2017 STC’s Starr County Campus will open at least four new full-fledged workforce programs beginning in fall 2017. Registration for both summer and fall classes is now underway. Students will now be able to register for Welding, Electrician Technology, Heating, Ventilation and AC (HVAC), Automotive Technology, and Precision Manufacturing Technology (PMT). “Along with new facilities, highly qualified faculty with academic credentials as well as real occupational experience in these areas will deliver classroom and hands on … Read More …

STC presents its 6th annual IT Career Expo April 20

The Information Technology Program at South Texas College will be hosting its 6th annual IT Career Expo on April 20 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at its Technology Campus Atrium. The Expo has been created to promote the program and career choices available within the IT industry in the Rio Grande Valley. Various professionals will be on-hand to inform prospective students about a career path in IT, and will include possible internships or even job opportunities from the companies in attendance. The Expo will be free to the public, and comprised of informational booths as well as presentations … Read More …

STC Theatre presents OEDIPUS REX

South Texas College (STC) Theatre is ready to present Sophocles’ classic play Oedipus Rex which will run April 27 – 29 at 8 pm.  There will also be a Sunday matinee on April 30 at STC’s Cooper Center for Communication Arts Black Box Studio, located at 3201 W. Pecan Blvd. in McAllen.   Plague rages in the city of Thebes as King Oedipus seeks advice from the oracle of Apollo. What will bring salvation? The discovery and prosecution of the former King’s unknown murderer. Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex was written more than 2000 years ago for the Great Spring Festival in honor of the god of spring. … Read More …

STC holds 8th annual Communication Arts Festival March 31

The Communication Department at South Texas College holds its annual event dedicated to connecting students with entrepreneurs and business leaders who are using communication to make a difference in their communities.  STC’s 8th annual Communication Arts Festival will take place on March 31 at STC’s Cooper Center.  Panelists slated to attend include Publisher of RgVision Magazine, Gabriel Puente; Silvestre Trevino, founder of Valley Native, an outlet for social news and entertainment media source focusing on culture and lifestyle in the Rio Grande Valley; and Dani Marrero from bilingual … Read More …

Student of the Week: Emilia Ramirez

Recognized for her responsibility and determination to complete her education, and assisting others to do the same, Emilia Ramirez says she is always available to lend a helping hand. Emilia is a mentor who always goes the extra mile for new students transitioning to college. Today, she is a Physical Therapist in the making at South Texas College. Born and raised in Rio Grande City, and a graduate of Rio Grande City High school in 2014, Emilia says she has always wanted to help people, and has translated that passion to eventually becoming a Physical Therapist Assistant after college. … Read More …