Articles tagged with 'student-of-the-week' | South Texas College

News (student-of-the-week)

2021
November
23,
2021
| 10:18 AM America/Chicago
“It shouldn't really be about the school that you go to that makes you successful. It shouldn't be the name that defines the rest of your legacy. It should be about the work that you do and how far you were willing to go. That is really going to take...
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November
17,
2021
| 09:04 AM America/Chicago
 "Just try your best. Everything will be ok, and just continue. I don't ever want to give up, and you shouldn't want to either." ...
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November
09,
2021
| 14:17 PM America/Chicago
“I was out of college for more than 10 years, so when I decided to come back and I jumped at the chance to join the automotive program. Now that I am close to finishing, I am looking at the Tesla program outside of STC, and once you finish with them,...
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November
02,
2021
| 14:23 PM America/Chicago
“Half of where I’m at now is because of them."  ...
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October
26,
2021
| 14:00 PM America/Chicago
"Finally I’m able to give school everything I’ve wanted for a very long time." - Celina Carcia  ...
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October
19,
2021
| 15:34 PM America/Chicago
“As I am taking my classes, I’m getting to know more of what I want to do.”  ...
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October
12,
2021
| 08:12 AM America/Chicago
“It feels good coming back to school. Education has come a long way since I have been in school and it’s even better for us now with STC providing free semesters. Coming back to college I thought I was going to be a number, but my professors take car...
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October
05,
2021
| 09:01 AM America/Chicago
“The last words my grandfather told me were to continue my education, and he told me this with his last breath. He told me to go to class and not to ‘worry about me because I would be here at all times’ and that has been my mantra since then. Everyth...
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September
28,
2021
| 10:15 AM America/Chicago
“Misinformation spreads misinformation, and there are always some who can misjudge how much STC can help you, I’m not going to lie, I was one of those students at first. Now that I’m here, I don’t want to leave. I think I can make the most out of thi...
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September
21,
2021
| 12:08 PM America/Chicago
“I want to know how us as creatives can push the limits on what it is we can do as technology advances. We need to push the limit on how we can express ourselves, and while it may seem like a cliche by now I have to tell students to never give up. Yo...
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September
14,
2021
| 13:53 PM America/Chicago
“Starting college is all about good timing. You need a lot of focus, and while everyone does have ups and downs in their life, timing definitely means finding the effort to put towards your studies. College is not about just cruising by. You have to ...
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August
25,
2021
| 09:34 AM America/Chicago
“I was coming to in-person classes but when the pandemic hit, everything moved online, and I just decided to keep on going. There’s really nothing standing in my way.” ...
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August
17,
2021
| 13:39 PM America/Chicago
"You get by working job to job (but) you need to get that education.You have to do it for yourself, for knowledge and wisdom, and really just to be a better person." ...
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August
10,
2021
| 11:43 AM America/Chicago
“My message to my peers is to never give up, because your dreams only work when you do your best. My motivation is my passion for welding, and I'm willing to put in the extra work to succeed.”  ...
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July
27,
2021
| 16:04 PM America/Chicago
“My motivation is my family, to teach them that it's never too late to accomplish a dream. To show them that the path might not be easy but to never give up. That it takes dedication, effort and sacrifice to achieve great things in life.” ...
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July
20,
2021
| 14:01 PM America/Chicago
“I was hesitant at first, but as soon as you enroll at STC you realize that everyone there is there to help you. Whether it’s with your studies or offering you free WiFi, providing access to the food pantry, whatever you need, it’s a community." ...
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July
13,
2021
| 15:32 PM America/Chicago
“I'm excited to see what kind of knowledge I'll have when I'm years in the trade, and also where the technology will be then too." ...
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July
06,
2021
| 13:06 PM America/Chicago
“You want to go into a field that’s going to make you happy, that you’re going to reach the most lives in, that in 20 or 30 years from now, you’re still going to want to be in that field.” ...
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June
29,
2021
| 13:23 PM America/Chicago
“It's a lot of hard work and some stressful nights but it sure does feel good when you can say you're 18 years old with a college degree in your back pocket.” ...
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June
22,
2021
| 13:54 PM America/Chicago
“I aspire to own a childcare business. I pursued this degree because it provided great lessons on how a business should be run. The different kinds of work environments you can come across opened my eyes to how I would like to manage my own business....
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June
16,
2021
| 15:17 PM America/Chicago
“I enjoy helping out, whether it’s through my studies or even with the college food pantry. It’s something that will help me in the future as I learn to give back, especially with students as they look forward to their own careers.” ...
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June
08,
2021
| 10:15 AM America/Chicago
“Working for STC has really brought the best of me because I do what I love which is being involved. Everyone is very kind and loving, we know each other and care for each other.” ...
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June
01,
2021
| 09:59 AM America/Chicago
“South Texas College is a very friendly and welcoming community where you can start your dreams and path to achieve the professional career you want to pursue.” ...
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May
25,
2021
| 12:38 PM America/Chicago
“My greatest obstacle was learning; I am autistic and learning is hard for me, but I had very good teachers throughout the years and my mom. My mom believed in me and helped me study all my school years.” ...
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May
18,
2021
| 09:32 AM America/Chicago
“I hope that my children see their mother never giving up and that dreams can become a reality if you work hard for them, even when you are old and it seems impossible." ...
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May
11,
2021
| 13:21 PM America/Chicago
“My journey does not end here, and I can’t wait to see what life has in store for me.” ...
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May
05,
2021
| 08:56 AM America/Chicago
“It was close by and it’s very affordable. Once you get here, you discover what a close-knit community it is. The professors are helpful, the classes are small, and you get the attention you need.” ...
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April
28,
2021
| 13:46 PM America/Chicago
“I feel very safe here and I feel like my voice is heard. The treatment I get from the professors, staff and students is amazing. STC helped me open up and helped me strive to do my best.” ...
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April
21,
2021
| 15:28 PM America/Chicago
“What stands out to me here at South Texas College are the professors. Every professor is understanding and will work with you.” ...
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April
13,
2021
| 09:31 AM America/Chicago
“They care about you here. They care about how you’re doing, and they want to motivate you to be your best.” ...
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