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 …

STC Theatre to hold auditions for OEDIPUS REX

South Texas College (STC) Theatre will hold auditions for its last show of the spring semester, the classic Greek Tragedy, Oedipus Rex. Auditions will be held Tuesday, February 28, and Wednesday, March 1, 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. Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex was written more than 2000 years ago for the Great Spring Festival in honor of the god of spring. It is the reenactment of a human … Read More …

STC Theatre takes flight with Boeing Boeing

South Texas College (STC) Theatre is ready to take flight with Marc Camoletti’s Boeing Boeing which will run from February 23 – 25 at 8 pm. There will also be a Sunday matinee on February 26 at STC’s Cooper Center for Communication Arts Main Stage, located at 3201 W. Pecan Blvd. in McAllen. Boeing Boeing is a farce set in 1960’s France. When Bernard’s friend Robert comes to Paris for a visit, he gets more than what he bargained for. Instead of getting the love advice he sought, he gets stuck in a love jam between Bernard and his three stewardess fianceés. What Robert didn’t know was that … Read More …

South Texas College Theatre goes into the wild with The Jungle Book

South Texas College Theatre enters the wilderness with their November 2016 production of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book, adapted by Greg Banks, which will run from Nov 17-19 at 8 p.m.. There will also be a Sunday matinee on Nov. 20 at 2 p.m. at STC’s Cooper Center for Communication Arts Main Stage, located at 3201 W. Pecan Blvd. in McAllen. In this new adaptation of the beloved Rudyard Kipling story, a child lost in the jungle is adopted by Baloo the Bear, Bagheera the panther, and all the beasts who call the mysterious wilderness home. In this fast-paced retelling, the rambunctious and … Read More …

Baylor University and South Texas College Announce Partnership on New ‘Baylor Bound’ Transfer Agreement

Agreement will help students transfer more easily between the two institutions Baylor University and South Texas College today announced the creation of a formal Baylor Bound transfer agreement that will help students transfer more easily between the two institutions and continue to expand educational opportunities for young people all across Texas. Baylor University Interim President David E. Garland, Ph.D., and South Texas College President Shirley A. Reed, Ed.D., signed the partnership agreement during a ceremony at South Texas College’s Pecan Campus. In alignment with one of its … Read More …

Student of the Week: Erick Torres

From an early age, Erick Torres’ family has always inspired him to do better. The priority, Torres said, was to always work harder, and strive to be someone in life. Today, Erick is a teacher in the making at South Texas College. A 2014 graduate of La Joya High School, Torres, 19, says he’s majoring in Drama but one day hopes to inspire students the way his parents inspired him. Professors at STC say the caliber and quality of work he produces for the drama department is exceptional. Erick is someone who is always sought after because of his work ethic and personality. In the past … Read More …

STC Theatre opens their 7th season with The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

South Texas College Theatre kicks off their seventh season this month with its production of Jethro Compton’s adaptation of Dorothy M. Johnson’s short story The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance. The production will run from Oct. 20-22 at 8 p.m., and will include a matinee at 2 p.m. on Oct. 23. Performances will take place at STC’s Copper Center for Communication Arts Black Box Studio Theatre located at 1301 W. Pecan Blvd. in McAllen. Set in the Wild West in 1890, a young scholar from New York City in search of a new life arrives beaten and half dead on the dusty streets of Two Trees. Upon … Read More …

South Texas College Theatre set to hold auditions for The Jungle Book

South Texas College Theatre will hold auditions for its November 2016 production of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book, adapted by Greg Banks, 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 this new adaptation of the beloved Rudyard Kipling story, a child is lost in the jungle is adopted by Baloo the Bear, Bagheera the panther, and all the beasts who call the mysterious wilderness home. In … Read More …