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2022
January
21,
2022
| 11:07 AM America/Chicago
Students, staff and faculty braved cold temperatures at South Texas College’s Pecan Campus Thursday morning in order to get tested for COVID-19. The college has begun hosting free testing for its 2,200 employees and their families as well as its 30,0...
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January
13,
2022
| 10:33 AM America/Chicago
STC’s intramural flag football team, the King Fish, made college history by bringing home a national championship following the National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) National Flag Football Championship in Round Rock, Texas J...
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2021
December
14,
2021
| 14:38 PM America/Chicago
Marine Cpl. Christopher Castillo surprised his wife Janeth with a surprise visit at STC Commencement during the 3 p.m. ceremony Dec. 12. ...
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December
10,
2021
| 08:22 AM America/Chicago
For Valley native and superhero mom, Giselle Reyes will walk the stage Dec. 12 and receive her bachelor’s in hand in health services management. The working mother credits her family mentors for inspiring her to give her daughter a better future. ...
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December
09,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Influenced by colleagues as well as friends and family to return to college, STC police officer Michael Medrano is now set to graduate with bachelor degree in Organizational Leadership Dec. 12. ...
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December
03,
2021
| 14:13 PM America/Chicago
South Texas College, in partnership with international ground transportation leader Trancasa, has set in motion a new commercial driver’s license program that will address a growing demand for drivers in the industry.“This is a classic example of Sou...
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November
24,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Bryant Salinas (above) has accepted an internship with Tesla Inc. for the spring 2022 semester. Salinas, who is currently studying for his bachelor’s degree in Engineering Manufacturing at UTRGV and certificate in Precision Manufacturing Technology f...
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November
18,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Callbacks - Alexia Serrata (center) from Brownsville reacts to having made the cut in the musical category by the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts recently at the South Texas Theatre Auditions (STTA) held at South Texas College Nov. 15. ...
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November
12,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
Carlos Antonio Ruvalcaba, a family man, and STC student to aid Valley patients as he earns his way to becoming a radiologic technologist.  ...
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November
11,
2021
| 09:31 AM America/Chicago
When South Texas College chose to dedicate its performing arts facility in 2008, it did so in remembrance of a Vietnam War hero and U.S. Navy Lt. Edward “Ned” Pillow Cooper.With a flair for adventure, attendees at that dedication remembered a well-tr...
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November
11,
2021
| 08:32 AM America/Chicago
Michelle Redding, veteran student finally embarks on a health profession journey after 25 years. ...
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November
01,
2021
| 11:34 AM America/Chicago
South Texas College Chair of the Board of Trustees Rose Benavidez has been named chair-elect of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) beginning in 2022. The nomination puts Benavidez at the forefront of the national dialogue for higher...
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October
19,
2021
| 11:13 AM America/Chicago
Seeing the Rio Grande Valley in the rear-view mirror in his younger years, Jesus Elizondo never thought he would return to the Valley, let alone to college. Now 15 years later, the Border Patrol supervisor and family man says online courses at South ...
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October
18,
2021
| 08:58 AM America/Chicago
An STC nursing student assists a guest with a COVID-19 vaccination recently at STC’s Pecan Campus. STC will hold its next vaccination clinic at its Mid-Valley Campus Oct. 20. ...
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October
18,
2021
| 08:22 AM America/Chicago
It had been 20 years since Aracely Salinas had been in a classroom, earning her Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) from South Texas College. Salinas said she mustered the courage to enroll in her alma mater’s very first cohort of the Bachelor of Scien...
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October
15,
2021
| 08:11 AM America/Chicago
South Texas Theatre Auditions (STTA) has announced that auditions will be held Nov. 15. There are currently 21 university and conservatory theatre programs participating in this year’s event, which has been organized for students pursuing a degree in...
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October
04,
2021
| 13:11 PM America/Chicago
A guest shows off her COVID-19 vaccine recently at a clinic coordinated by STC and Starr County at the Starr County Campus Sept. 30. Vaccines were administered free of charge as the college and county seek to help mitigate the spread of the novel vir...
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September
29,
2021
| 10:19 AM America/Chicago
Beginning L-R: Dr. Carlos L. Margo, STC Associate Dean of Industry Training and Economic Development; Desi Holmes, TWC State Apprenticeship Director; Joseph Kamel, STC Professional Brewmaster Graduate; Dr. Ricardo J. Solis, STC President; Julian Alva...
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September
23,
2021
| 16:23 PM America/Chicago
STC President Dr. Ricardo J. Solis and STC Trustee Gary Gurwitz addressed students, staff, and faculty at the college’s Nursing and Allied Health Campus Sept 21. Solis, along with leaders in healthcare, and economic development have begun plans to ne...
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September
21,
2021
| 07:44 AM America/Chicago
STC President Dr. Ricardo J. Solis addresses students, staff, and faculty at the college’s Pecan Campus Sept 20. Pledging to work even closer with economic development and workforce partners, Solis said among the earliest items on his presidential ag...
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September
17,
2021
| 10:41 AM America/Chicago
STC President Dr. Ricardo J. Solis addresses students, staff, and faculty at the college’s Mid-Valley Campus Sept. 15. At the campus, Solis said his goal is to take STC to a higher level and promote an image that the Valley and its citizens deserve. ...
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September
15,
2021
| 07:58 AM America/Chicago
STC President Dr. Ricardo J. Solis addresses students, staff, and faculty at the college’s Technology Campus Sept. 13. Asked about his outlook for the future of the college, Solis said STC’s workforce and continuing education efforts are key to the g...
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September
10,
2021
| 13:50 PM America/Chicago
STC’s Pecan Campus welcomes students back for in-person classes that began Sept. 7, 2021.   ...
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September
10,
2021
| 13:46 PM America/Chicago
STC President Dr. Ricardo J. Solis addressed leadership from more than 16 school districts who were in attendance at STC Dual Credit Program’s annual Superintendents Leadership Meeting Sept. 9. Dual Credit outlined its priorities for the coming schoo...
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September
10,
2021
| 10:16 AM America/Chicago
For over 20 years, Medical Assistant Technology (MAT) instructor Abigail Rodriguez’s passion for mentoring rising medical assistants has helped bolster health care infrastructure in a critically underserved region. For Rodriguez, her experience as an...
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September
03,
2021
| 13:23 PM America/Chicago
Wendy Branwell insists that anthropology – the study of what makes us human – holds many relevant lessons to the current COVID-19 crisis. ...
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August
31,
2021
| 13:59 PM America/Chicago
When choosing a career, Kelly Vargas (above) said she took a love for craft beer and homebrewing into a unique apprenticeship program in partnership with South Texas College, Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) and local breweries. ...
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August
30,
2021
| 09:34 AM America/Chicago
As a student parent, Cynthia Gonzalez (above) gets emotional when she talks about the milestones she has had to miss as she seeks her degree. Two parents share their stories as they strive through STC’s challenging Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA...
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August
26,
2021
| 13:58 PM America/Chicago
Combining the finer points of business, finance, manufacturing and IT, South Texas College’s Bachelor of Applied Technology in Technology Management connects students to versatile careers in leadership. ...
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August
24,
2021
| 11:21 AM America/Chicago
South Texas College faculty and bodybuilder Dr. Maria Tello placed 4th in the masters bikini category and 6th in the open bikini category at the International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (IFBB) Miami Grand Prix Aug. 21. The event was Dr. T...
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