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2024
February
14,
2024
| 11:22 AM America/Chicago
The late Jesse Villarreal is described by his family and friends as a servant leader – someone who up until his last breath, worried about everyone else.Even now, a few months after losing his battle to colon cancer at the age of 76, his legacy of he...
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February
14,
2024
| 10:20 AM America/Chicago
South Texas College’s Starr County Campus added more than 12,000 square-feet of additional lab and lecture space dedicated to technical programs which have recently begun or are set to open no later than fall 2024. ...
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February
14,
2024
| 09:47 AM America/Chicago
South Texas College Bachelor of Applied Technology (BAT) in Computer and Information Technology program (CIT) recently celebrated its first cohort of dual credit high school students who have received industry-recognized credentials created by Google...
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February
02,
2024
| 12:19 PM America/Chicago
South Texas College has installed and launched new simulation software from Intelligent Video Solutions for its nursing program. The software was acquired through a $3 million Department of Labor Health Care Professional Expansion Initiative Grant, f...
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January
29,
2024
| 17:28 PM America/Chicago
Dallas philanthropists Eddie Bull, Jr., Beth Bull and STC Vice President of Advancement and Economic Development Rodney Rodriguez, Ph.D. together at the STC Foundation’s inaugural gala. Rodriguez was honored recently by the Bulls with a scholarship d...
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January
29,
2024
| 09:06 AM America/Chicago
Cynthia Sanchez (left), associate professor with STC’s Business Administration program and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site coordinator at the college’s Mid-Valley campus assists volunteers recently at a training. STC will be hosting the V...
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January
27,
2024
| 10:00 AM America/Chicago
South Texas College is gearing up to launch an inaugural Police Academy at the Mid-Valley Campus, scheduled to begin in July 2024.
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January
26,
2024
| 13:08 PM America/Chicago
South Texas College Vocational Nursing Instructor Eloisa Reyna was recently selected by the National Council for State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) to contribute in the development of questions for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX)....
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January
25,
2024
| 11:41 AM America/Chicago
South Texas College and National University (NU), a San Diego-based university specializing in online learning, have signed into a partnership to provide Tuition Discount Scholarships to STC students who are interested in pursuing a graduate degree....
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January
04,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Students begin to dismantle STC’s new solar panels they installed during the semester on a simulated roof structure built at the college’s Technology Campus. The structure was created over the summer to give students the same experience of working on...
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2023
December
28,
2023
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
STC Diesel Technology 2014 graduate Noel Munoz, fleet maintenance manager with Republic Services, was among those employers who came together for the college’s annual Diesel Technology Expo which brought more than 100 students together with employers...
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December
26,
2023
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Genevieve Vallejo talks about her experiences getting involved her in her community from a young age, and the impact she has made for those in need. Vallejo, who is currently a senior at Mercedes High School, graduated with an associate degree in Sci...
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December
22,
2023
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
South Texas College in partnership with the Starr County Child Welfare Board collected over 108 gifts this season for foster children, enough so they get at least three gifts each, through an annual toy drive created by the college’s Counseling and S...
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December
21,
2023
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Benigno “Benny” Layton got his second chance at a better future at South Texas College, as both a student, now graduate, and beloved staff member, and as he’ll have you believe, “the college saved his life.”...
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December
20,
2023
| 10:00 AM America/Chicago
At one point working in a factory for minimum wage, William Ashe Rodriguez talks about an extraordinary life change that enabled him to enter South Texas College and impact students as president of Student Government Association at STC’s Technology c...
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December
09,
2023
| 15:30 PM America/Chicago
Thomas “Tommy” Esparza was a Culinary Arts student at South Texas College working toward an associate degree in a field that he loved, unfortunately, he never got to live out his dream of a college degree. But with the help of STC and his family, Esp...
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December
08,
2023
| 10:51 AM America/Chicago
Gilbert Ortiz was three classes shy of graduating from South Texas College with his bachelor’s degree in Computer and Information Technologies when he lost his battle to cancer, but Saturday, his family will get to realize his dream when they are pre...
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December
08,
2023
| 10:15 AM America/Chicago
Soon-to-be South Texas College graduates Claudia and Isidro Ginez, who will be walking the stage at STC Commencement on Saturday, reflect on how they started their military life journey with a common goal for the betterment of their future. ...
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December
08,
2023
| 08:55 AM America/Chicago
Katlynn Ambriz recalls the day when a house fire destroyed everything her family owned. Now set to graduate this Saturday, Ambriz is grateful for those in the community who came together to aid her family in their time of need....
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November
27,
2023
| 11:48 AM America/Chicago
South Texas College percussionist Gabriel Renner beat out the top collegiate snare soloists nationwide at PASIC’s International Convention, which took place in Indianapolis, IN. Nov 8-11.
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November
27,
2023
| 11:40 AM America/Chicago
By attending South Texas College, Sociology student Taylor Wurm said she found a college that had a dynamic similar to what she experienced in her own upbringing, which fostered a deep appreciation for diversity and culture....
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November
14,
2023
| 10:50 AM America/Chicago
A partnership between South Texas College Construction Supervision and Armored Painting enabled students in the program to spend a morning painting a veteran’s home for Veterans Day. More than 50 students and volunteers from STC assisted in the proje...
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November
09,
2023
| 15:59 PM America/Chicago
South Texas College was recently named a “Top 10” college in the nation by Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine for associate degrees granted, its enrollment as a four-year school and for its majors in Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighti...
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November
07,
2023
| 08:57 AM America/Chicago
Participating for the first time ever at a national student team competition, South Texas College Sociology students took second place putting them squarely among the brightest emerging minds in their field....
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November
07,
2023
| 08:42 AM America/Chicago
From accounting to national television reporter, South Texas College alumnus Genaro Tijerina, took an unexpected journey, but is back in the Rio Grande Valley and ready to share his talents with new generations. ...
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November
06,
2023
| 11:44 AM America/Chicago
South Texas College President Dr. Ricardo J. Solis (above) greets students participating in the Binational Education Symposium, Nov. 2022. STC will hold its fourth annual virtual Binational Education Symposium this year from Nov. 8-9. Created as a co...
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November
06,
2023
| 11:33 AM America/Chicago
Born in Hidalgo, Texas but raised in Reynosa, Mexico Angel Lopez said he was 15 when his mother took him aside, put a hammer in his hand, and began introducing him to simple construction projects at home. Now entering STC’s Construction Supervision p...
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October
30,
2023
| 09:17 AM America/Chicago
October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month nationwide, and the Cybersecurity program at STC in partnership with Region One ESC recently held its 2nd annual cybersecurity-focused Hackathon event, which enabled more than 250 students from at least six di...
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October
24,
2023
| 13:53 PM America/Chicago
For the first time in South Texas College history, Sociology students are gearing up to attend the Association of Applied and Clinical Sociology (AACS) 2023 annual conference taking place in Tampa, Fla. Oct. 26-28. STC will be the only two-year insti...
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October
24,
2023
| 13:18 PM America/Chicago
Even though she was born with a disability, STC Kinesiology student Anahi Castillo said she has never let that fact get in the way of her goals. Giving up has never been an option. 
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