South Texas College Theatre set to hold auditions for The Indian Wants The Bronx

South Texas College Theatre will hold auditions for its November 2017 production of Israel Horovitz’s play The Indian Wants The Bronx on Sept. 20 – 21, from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the South Texas College Cooper Center for Communication Arts, located at 3201 W. Pecan Blvd. in McAllen.  All STC and Rio Grande Valley community members, ages 18 and over, are welcome to audition. In the play, an East Indian man gets lost on his first day in New York as two teenagers find him waiting at a bus stop. He cannot understand English, and the boys have some fun with him that gets out of … Read More …

South Texas College to host women’s retreat conference dedicated to sexual health and empowerment

South Texas College will be hosting its women’s retreat event "Know Your Status” dedicated to raising awareness on a host of critical issues including sexually transmitted infections, HIV/AIDS sexual health, mental health issues and self-care. STC, alongside substance and HIV prevention programs, cordially invite the public to take part in the women's retreat scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 in the Cooper Center from 8am-5pm. The event is free to the public. Breakfast, lunch, refreshments and giveaways will be provided for women throughout the day. Keynote speaker Dr. Sandra … Read More …

STC Theatre to hold auditions for The Turn Of The Screw

South Texas College (STC) Theatre will hold auditions for its first show of the fall semester, The Turn of the Screw, based on the short story by Henry James – adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher.  Auditions will be held Tuesday Aug. 29 and Wednesday Aug. 30 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm at the STC Cooper Center for Communication Arts - Black Box Studio, located at 3201 W. Pecan Blvd. in McAllen. All STC and Rio Grande Valley community members, ages 18 and over, are welcome to audition. A ghost story, Henry James’ The Turn of the Screw tells the tale of an apparition appearing to a child. A young … Read More …

STC Theatre 2017-18 Season Pass filled with Suspense, Conflict, Other Worlds, and History.

South Texas College Theatre returns for its eighth year with a full lineup of productions for the 2017-18 season filled with hauntings, conflict, other worlds, and history. The Theatre invites the community to become a Season Pass subscriber for another year of fun and quality entertainment. All productions will be held at STC’s Cooper Center for Communication Arts, located at the Pecan Campus, 3201 W. Pecan Blvd. in McAllen. STC Theatre opens the season on Oct. 19, 2017 with Jeffrey Hatcher’s adaptation of Henry James’ story The Turn Of The Screw. The opening production runs through … Read More …

Ballet Folklórico South Texas College Will Perform at MD Anderson Hospital

Ballet Folklórico South Texas College (BFSTC) is known to the Valley for its traditional dances that highlight local folk culture with ballet characteristics and exaggerated movements. Since the creation of the program in January of 2012 by the Center for Mexican American Studies, BFSTC has continued to share its roots in various community functions through their dancing displays all around the region. On August 3, 2017, the team will be adventuring off to Houston, Texas to perform for the children at MD Anderson Hospital who are battling cancer. The performance is a gesture of goodwill … Read More …

South Texas College set to launch its final round of STEM-based training

MCALLEN, TX (May 2, 2017) - South Texas College will launch the final cohort for its RGV STEM Faculty Institute on July 25. Working under the auspices of the Texas Regional STEM Degree Accelerator (TRSDA), STC will be hosting faculty from across the Valley who will immerse themselves in intensive training with the intent to enrich students’ learning experience in STEM-related fields.  STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. The STEM Faculty Institute will take place over the course of seven days throughout the summer and fall. The sessions will be held … Read More …

STC Theatre to hold auditions for WOYZECK

South Texas College (STC) Theatre will hold auditions for its summer show WOYCECK. Auditions will be held May 2nd and 3rd, from 7:00pm to 10:00pm at the STC Cooper Center for Communication Arts - Black Box Studio, located at 3201 W. Pecan Blvd. in McAllen. All STC and Rio Grande Valley community members, ages 18 and over, are welcomed to audition. Woyzeck is a soldier, a father, a God-fearing man. He also happens to see visions of apocalyptic violence. Woyzeck is slowly losing his mind as he tries to fulfill the needs of Marie and his son of the same name born out of wedlock. At the same … Read More …

STC holds 8th annual Communication Arts Festival March 31

The Communication Department at South Texas College holds its annual event dedicated to connecting students with entrepreneurs and business leaders who are using communication to make a difference in their communities.  STC’s 8th annual Communication Arts Festival will take place on March 31 at STC’s Cooper Center.  Panelists slated to attend include Publisher of RgVision Magazine, Gabriel Puente; Silvestre Trevino, founder of Valley Native, an outlet for social news and entertainment media source focusing on culture and lifestyle in the Rio Grande Valley; and Dani Marrero from bilingual … Read More …