STC and TSC sign agreement benefiting students with Associate of Applied Science Degree

South Texas College together with Texas Southmost College in Brownsville on Monday signed an articulation agreement allowing students who have an earned an Associate of Applied Science Degree from TSC to transfer into bachelor’s degree programs at STC. In attendance at the event included STC President Dr. Shirley A. Reed and TSC Interim President Mike Shannon, who provided remarks at the ceremony. “We were among the pioneers to launch Baccalaureate degrees. We are very proud to offer four right now, and we had over 1,300 graduates, and the most positive thing that has come from this is … Read More …

STC Spring Commencement to be held May 12-13

Ceremonies set for 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday South Texas College will confer nearly 4,000 degrees during its Spring 2017 commencement ceremonies on Friday May 12 and Saturday May 13.  Graduation will take place at the State Farm Arena. Ceremonies will begin with students receiving degrees in Liberal Arts and Social Sciences on Friday during two separate ceremonies at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. On Saturday, the ceremony for students receiving Bachelor’s degrees, and degrees in Business and Technology will take place at 9 a.m. Graduates in Math and Science and … Read More …

STC, City of Pharr and PSJA ISD break ground on highly anticipated South Texas College Regional Center for Public Safety Excellence

Master plan includes future buildings, driving track, fire training facilities and shooting range MCALLEN, TX (March 3, 2017) – South Texas College, the City of Pharr and the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo School District (PSJA ISD) held a groundbreaking ceremony for the highly anticipated Regional Center for Public Safety Excellence (RCPSE) on Friday, March 3 at 4300 S. Cage Blvd in Pharr. The new RCPSE will be the conduit by which prospective and current law enforcement professionals will further their education. South Texas College remains the only location where police cadets can receive … Read More …

Regional Center for Public Safety Excellence groundbreaking, March 3

South Texas College, the City of Pharr and the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo School District (PSJA ISD) will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the highly anticipated Regional Center for Public Safety Excellence on Friday, March 3 at 4300 S. Cage Blvd in Pharr, the area immediately south of PSJA Southwest Early College High School at 10 a.m. “This Education Center will benefit the region by adding additional programs in public safety, law enforcement, border security, and fire science.  These programs provide college level certificates and degrees for public safety and law enforcement professionals … Read More …

STC celebrates Board Appreciation Month

Every year, the month of January is celebrated as “Board Appreciation Month” by community colleges and local school districts. On January 31, 2017, at the regularly scheduled Board Meeting, South Texas College recognized its Board of Trustees. Dr. Shirley A. Reed, president, presented each Trustee with a small gift on behalf of the faculty, staff, and students of South Texas College. The gift consisted of a small bag of Stanley tools, bearing the South Texas College logo. The gift symbolized the role of the College in helping students develop the tools they will use to pursue their academic … Read More …

STC Commencement ceremonies to be held Dec. 17

South Texas College will confer more than 2,000 degrees during its December commencement ceremonies on Saturday Dec. 17. Graduation will take place at the State Farm Arena. The ceremony for Business and Technology and students receiving Bachelor’s degrees will take place at 10 a.m. The afternoon commencement for Liberal Arts will take place at 2 p.m. Graduating students are advised to pick up their cap and gown in Building K 2.402 at STC’s Pecan Campus. A picture ID will be required. Honor cords will be distributed when a student picks up their cap and gown. Friends and families who … Read More …

STC and UTRGV sign 2+2 articulation agreement for transferring students

On Monday Dec. 12, South Texas College and the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley formalized 26 2+2 articulation agreements to provide a seamless transition for students in the Rio Grande Valley. Recently signed articulation agreements between STC and UTRGV are a testimony to the confidence both institutions have to provide the best education possible for students in the region, according to STC President Dr. Shirley A. Reed. The institutions have joined together to provide students with a smooth transition between the college and the university. The 26 agreements were signed to … Read More …

South Texas College to hold ceremonial groundbreaking for $24M expansion and construction at Starr County Campus

South Texas College will host a ceremonial groundbreaking ceremony for its $24MM Starr County Campus expansion, Thursday, Dec. 15 at 10 a.m. The new construction at the campus located at FM 3167, will include an expanded Student Services Activities building, a new library, and a brand-new Health Professions Science Center. The current library will be renovated into a cultural arts center. “South Texas College serves as a catalyst for regional economic prosperity and social mobility for Valley families, and education is key to the prosperity of a community,” said Dr. Shirley A. Reed, … Read More …