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2022
May
27,
2022
| 09:58 AM America/Chicago
South Texas College kicks off its 14th Annual South Texas Ceramic Showdown, "The Future is Fluid. Is Function Fixed?” with a reception as well as two days of demonstrations, art talks and a month-long exhibit for the community,  The exhibit will be o...
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May
27,
2022
| 09:50 AM America/Chicago
STC has announced that its pantry in Starr County was the recent recipient of $10,000 in food reimbursements from South Texas Food Bank. Coordinators of the pantry say thy Starr County Campus in Rio Grande City resides in a county with a poverty rate...
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May
19,
2022
| 15:18 PM America/Chicago
South Texas College (STC) has announced its participation in AWS Academy, an Amazon Web Services (AWS) service that provides higher education institutions with a free, ready-to-teach cloud computing curriculum that prepares students to pursue industr...
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May
11,
2022
| 14:48 PM America/Chicago
South Texas College, in partnership with international ground transportation leader Trancasa, has brought a new commercial driver’s license program to Starr County that will address a growing demand for drivers in the industry....
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May
09,
2022
| 09:55 AM America/Chicago
South Texas College awarded 3,117 degrees in five separate ceremonies may 6-7. In his address to students, STC President Dr. Ricardo J. Solis acknowledged the challenges of all students, and especially the challenges brought on by the current pandemi...
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May
09,
2022
| 09:28 AM America/Chicago
At least 1,000 South Texas College graduates will have jobs waiting for them after graduation according to STC leadership who made the announcement at STC's inaugural Workforce Summit on May 5. Left to right, STC Vice President of Institutional Advan...
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May
05,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
After years of hardship and sacrifice including selling their home and vehicles to finish college, Emmanuel and Cassandra Jimenez are set to receive their degrees at STC commencement this Saturday, May 7. ...
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May
04,
2022
| 08:11 AM America/Chicago
Senior at Progreso High School, Emily Lara will graduate as an STC DEMSA student with an Associate in Science this spring and transfer to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to pursue a bachelor’s degree in science. Lara thanks her mother for b...
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May
03,
2022
| 08:20 AM America/Chicago
South Texas College Drama student and grad-to-be Connor Lara believes in storytelling and bringing characters to life. From his early days working the graveyard shift in local gas stations, Lara said his experiences shaped how he approaches his art....
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April
25,
2022
| 15:04 PM America/Chicago
South Texas College Dean for Liberal Arts Dr. Chris Nelson (right) recognized and celebrated faculty member John Steven Rice for a distinguished career spanning 26 years as a history professor. Rice was among 12 retiring faculty who collectively repr...
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April
25,
2022
| 14:21 PM America/Chicago
As STC’s longest serving trustee, Gary Gurwitz had a hand in establishing the college when he was appointed by former Texas Gov. Ann Richards as a founding board member in 1993. Now after nearly 30 years, Gurwitz announced he would not be seeking a s...
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April
15,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Deputy Commissioner Ray Martinez was in attendance for a special check signing ceremony awarding funding for South Texas College’s internship and apprenticeship programs. STC became only one of four instituti...
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April
14,
2022
| 14:00 PM America/Chicago
Understanding how to manage money and learning how to be financially successful is the key to a bright future for students who are planning on graduating and eventually entering the workforce.South Texas College and Texas Regional Bank celebrate Fina...
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April
14,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
South Texas College will begin assisting prospective students attending technical institutions in Mexico who are seeking to enter the manufacturing industry. An agreement signed between STC and Universidad Tamaulipeca Monday is now the model for pote...
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April
13,
2022
| 13:44 PM America/Chicago
Laredo Medical Center conducted its first-ever visit to South Texas College on April 5. The hospital, which is part of the largest health care system in Laredo, visited with students graduating from STC’s Respiratory Therapy Program with the hopes of...
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April
08,
2022
| 14:50 PM America/Chicago
Law enforcement agencies from across the Rio Grande Valley attended FEMA’s National Incident Management System (NIMS) course ICS 300 April 4. The course which was held at South Texas College’s Regional Center for Public Safety Excellence offered trai...
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April
02,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Jermaine Guerrero (center) plays with children as a part South Texas College’s Mid Valley Child Development Center Early Childhood Education program. STC’s Child Development Center held a celebration commemorating 15 years of supporting parents in th...
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March
31,
2022
| 13:05 PM America/Chicago
STC psychology professors Eli Sarabia (left) and Alex Sarabia from Starr County are pictured beside the Psychology Club's showcase with awards and recognition over the years for their acts of community service.  ...
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March
25,
2022
| 13:02 PM America/Chicago
South Texas College and the National Customs Brokers Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA) Educational Institute signed an agreement officially launching a Certified Broker Specialist Certification at STC Thursday. the official partnership agree...
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March
24,
2022
| 10:19 AM America/Chicago
Left to right panel moderator Tom Castañeda, South Texas Health System Director of Marketing and Communications; Dr. Sujan Gogu, Family Medicine, Sports Medicine & Pain Management Physician at South Texas Health System Clinics; Ana d’Escrivan, Certif...
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March
24,
2022
| 10:13 AM America/Chicago
When Celia Sanchez (left) was a young student, little did she know that she would make an instant connection with math instructor Veronica Dominguez. The two would form a great friendship that would endure past Sanchez’s teen years and make an impact...
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March
23,
2022
| 04:45 AM America/Chicago
STC construction supervision student Luciano Izaguirre measures the length of the ceiling for the new home of the Gonzalez family Wednesday, March 9, 2022....
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March
09,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
ZDNet, an online hub for technology news coverage and analysis has named South Texas College’s Associate Degree in Computer Science among the top-3 online programs available for students.Highly regarded by IT professionals, ZDNet has recognized STC’s...
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March
08,
2022
| 09:00 AM America/Chicago
The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the current shortage of emergency medical professionals, but even with the challenges, faculty with STC’s Emergency Medical Technology Program say the program is still fielding scores of students who have their h...
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March
07,
2022
| 08:27 AM America/Chicago
From the dangerous streets in the Midwest to the Texas ranchlands, South Texas College English professor and Department Chair Daniel Mendoza says he has always connected with authors who wrote fearlessly about working-class struggles but conveyed bea...
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March
04,
2022
| 10:42 AM America/Chicago
Left to right Aaron Gonzalez, Brandon Cardenas, Desi Reyes, and Zachary Garza are graduates from STC’s Physical Therapist Assistant Program who were recently accepted to the prestigious Physical Therapist Assistant to Doctor of Physical Therapy Bridg...
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March
04,
2022
| 10:09 AM America/Chicago
McAllen ISD’s Lamar Academy took first place in the high school division at the 16th annual Regional Science Olympiad held at STC’s Pecan Campus Feb. 26. The Olympiad consists of interscholastic competitions for students in grades 6-12 centered aroun...
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March
02,
2022
| 13:59 PM America/Chicago
South Texas College Vice President of Institutional Advancement and Economic Development, Dr. Rodney Rodriguez, has been selected to the Advisory Board of the premier state science and engineering fair in the country.Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) ...
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March
02,
2022
| 11:38 AM America/Chicago
Author, ABC News broadcast journalist, and motivational speaker John Quiñones addressed attendees at the National Summit for Dual Credit Programs, which welcomed educators from 23 different states including Hawaii. The Summit, which continues Tuesday...
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February
28,
2022
| 13:06 PM America/Chicago
STC welding instructors, Jose Garza (left) and Baldemar Garcia are teaching tricks of the welding trade to current and dual enrollment students sharing that higher education is the "trick” to establishing their skills for a growing industry.  STC wel...
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