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News (student-of-the-week)

2024
April
10,
2024
| 09:05 AM America/Chicago
 Chantal Paola Acosta, 20, is a student at South Texas College on a mission to pursue an associate degree in Criminal Justice, inspired to follow in her father's footsteps in world of law enforcement."My father, Joe Acosta, serves in the Border
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March
27,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Krystal Villarreal, 26, is on a mission to become a Physical Therapist Assistant, driven by her personal experiences and a desire to give back to her community. Villarreal’s decision to pursue this career path was inspired by her own journey
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March
20,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Valerie Salmeron, 21, has her sights set on an associate degree in Criminal Justice from South Texas College. Her journey is driven by a desire to chart new paths within her family and make a meaningful impact in her community.Her decision to pursue
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March
13,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
 Jocelyn Magana, 19, is about to complete an associate degree in Business Administration from South Texas College (STC), a career influenced by her family."I decided to pursue a degree in Business Administration because I believe it provides me
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March
06,
2024
| 14:02 PM America/Chicago
Inspired by his parents' experience with cybercrime, Gavin Trevino, a dual credit student from Pharr-San Juan-Alamo (PSJA) North Early College High School, is currently in his second semester in the Cybersecurity program at South Texas College.“My
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February
28,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Omar E. Cedillo Jr., a 20-year-old Biology student at South Texas College, is focused on his educational pursuits and has his eyes set on success.With graduation nearing, he said he could finally see the finish line."I'm passionate about pursuing my
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February
21,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Zander Ramirez, a 20-year-old, first-generation student at South Texas College, is charting his path towards a Kinesiology degree.Inspired by his friend and colleague Cesar Javier “CJ” Castillo, Ramirez found motivation to pursue this degree."I
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February
14,
2024
| 11:52 AM America/Chicago
Juan Salazar, at 26 years old, is pursuing an associate degree in Criminal Justice at South Texas College (STC), with a mission to serve his community. Salazar’s decision to pursue Criminal Justice stems from his deep-rooted desire to make a
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February
07,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Idaliz Sanchez, a 17-year-old from Sharyland High School, currently enrolled in the Dual Credit program at South Texas College is not just a driven student; she's an inspiration to many with her dedication and passion for education.The
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January
31,
2024
| 08:02 AM America/Chicago
Nayeli Monise Cedillo, 18, is not just a student pursuing a degree in Biology at South Texas College with aspirations in Animal Science and Veterinary Studies, but her journey is marked by personal connections, academic excellence and a profound
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January
24,
2024
| 15:51 PM America/Chicago
Amjad Fatmi comes to South Texas College from Morocco with a passion for computer science and is on a journey toward an associate degree in the field, a move he calls strategic to acquire the skills needed for meaningful contributions in the
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January
17,
2024
| 09:13 AM America/Chicago
Adela Mendoza, 18, embarks on her academic journey at South Texas College with a clear vision of entering the field of Criminal Justice. Her story unfolds with determination and a resolute dream of becoming a Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
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January
10,
2024
| 16:38 PM America/Chicago
South Texas College student Santiago Garcia is on a journey toward engineering, propelled by a love for math and a curiosity for new challenges."My sister sparked my interest in this field. She also pursued engineering and is now working in the
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January
03,
2024
| 16:24 PM America/Chicago
Angela Marie Gomez, is on a mission to earn her associate degree in Psychology at South Texas College, A passion rooted in a childhood dream of always wanting to help others, driving her ambition to become a therapist."Growing up, I felt a strong
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2023
December
27,
2023
| 09:31 AM America/Chicago
With her family left to pick up the pieces after her father passed way, Amberlee Vela said she found inspiration from her mother, who had no choice but to raise a family as a single parent.Looking to make the most out of tragedy, Vela said she used
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December
20,
2023
| 09:01 AM America/Chicago
Amber Nichole Balboa is in her last year at South Texas College and is driven by her passion for criminal justice. Since childhood, her love for hunting and fishing, inspired by her dad, fueled her dream of becoming a game warden. "Growing
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December
13,
2023
| 16:53 PM America/Chicago
At 19, Yahir Rodriguez is working toward an associate degree, with a focus on kinesiology at South Texas College. His ambition is to become a middle school football coach, blending a passion for sports and academia on a unique educational
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December
06,
2023
| 15:45 PM America/Chicago
Elizabeth Medrano Soto, a 23-year-old student at South Texas College, is on a mission to secure her spot in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program. Navigating the challenges of college life, her dedication and love for the field shine
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November
29,
2023
| 15:36 PM America/Chicago
Isaiah Jared Rodriguez, a 23-year-old Patient Care Technician program student, brings his journey to health care to life at South Texas College. "Entering college, I was set on a business career, but soon discovered that the health care field
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November
22,
2023
| 15:25 PM America/Chicago
Jaquelyn Moya, 23, is diving headfirst into South Texas College’s Occupational Therapy Assistant Program.In her pursuit of becoming a licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA), Moya said she draws strength from a personal tale that stems from
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Annabel Renner, a 22-year-old McAllen native with a passion for education aspires to become a high school English teacher and South Texas College is helping her get her start.“I have always had a strong connection with my English teachers growing
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November
08,
2023
| 12:48 PM America/Chicago
Cris Rangel, a Kinesiology student at South Texas College, has the drive to enact positive change in his life and in others through his career.  Rangel’s passion for self-improvement and his thirst for knowledge are evident in his everyday
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November
01,
2023
| 11:23 AM America/Chicago
"I knew that I wanted to do this, even if it was a long drive. I am learning so much that it is worth it the long days.”
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October
24,
2023
| 11:08 AM America/Chicago
“One of my biggest motivations is my mother. She has breast cancer and I really want to help other families out just the way doctors and nurses have helped my mom.”
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October
10,
2023
| 14:21 PM America/Chicago
"It’s never too late to start your education, we are on our time. The work you put in is the success you will see, and always remember to be kind to yourself.” 
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October
03,
2023
| 14:05 PM America/Chicago
“I honestly just want to be able to make the world a better place."
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September
26,
2023
| 14:41 PM America/Chicago
“This is more than a job, it’s a passion, and I carry the weight of expectations not only from my family, but also from everyone in the fire department. Working at the same place as my father, puts an extra layer of expectations on me. People plan
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September
19,
2023
| 14:20 PM America/Chicago
“‘If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you,’ that quote has stuck with me and encourages me to try new things, so I hope it inspires others also. This is how we can help others.”
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September
12,
2023
| 15:08 PM America/Chicago
“My educational journey at South Texas College has helped me dive deeper into the business world and I’ve found a unique twist to get me started…shoe design." 
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September
05,
2023
| 11:27 AM America/Chicago
“I felt that STC would be a better fit for me because the classes are smaller and if I need help, I feel like people around here will help me. I think it would be harder for me to reach out to someone if I attended a big college or university where
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