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 …

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 …