South Texas College to begin offering Continuing Education Credits to nurses and nursing faculty

Two and a half years in the making, South Texas College will now be offering specialized Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) in the Rio Grande Valley. Working in collaboration with STC’s Nursing and Allied Health (NAH) campus, the college is now approved for CEUs for CNE-specific training for nurses and nursing educators throughout the region. “We are doing all we can within STC Continuing Education to develop programs for the community to take them here locally,” said Juan Carlos Aguirre, Dean of Continuing Education at South Texas College. “This is … Read More …

Registration open for Summer and Fall 2017

It’s never too late to start planning ahead for your future. Registration has begun for summer and fall sessions. With 119 degree and certificate program options available, there is something for anyone interested in accomplishing their educational and career goals. In addition to being close to home, STC is also one of the most affordable college’s in the nation. “For those students, such as high school seniors, who would like to get a jump start on their studies, our summer semesters and even mini-mesters are great options,” said Matt Hebbard, STC VP  of Student Affairs and … Read More …

STC named second in the nation for awarding Associate Degrees to Hispanics by Hispanic Outlook Magazine

South Texas College has been recognized by The Hispanic Outlook on Education (HO) Magazine as one of the leading community colleges for Hispanics in the United States and has been highlighted in the February issue of HO magazine. STC ranks number two on the 2015 Associate degrees granted by four-year schools according to HO. The designation comes from HO’s “Top 25 Community Colleges for Hispanics” ranking published in its February 2017 issue. STC is the only Texas college that made the rankings, sharing the top 10 spotlight with colleges from Florida, and Nevada. Miami Dade College … Read More …

Last Chance Saturday

Don’t miss your chance this Saturday to register at South Texas College for the spring semester. Come to Last Chance Saturday on Jan. 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Pecan, Mid-Valley and Starr campuses for your one-stop registration. Financial aid is still available! Advisors will be on hand to help you arrange schedules that work around your life, and help you find the budget-friendly payment plan that works for you. Classes begin on Jan. 17. STC is closed on Jan. 16 in observance of Martin Luther King Day. Registration is also available 24/7 via JagNet and at SouthTexasCollege.edu. … 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 to honor all veterans Nov. 10-11

Veterans Expo to be held at Cooper Center on Nov. 18 Veterans at South Texas College are requesting the community come out and participate in a day of celebration of our nation’s heroes past and present. South Texas College will hold Veterans Day ceremonies at all five campuses beginning on Nov. 10 in Starr County. Veterans Day events will then take place on Nov. 11 at the Pecan Campus at 9 a.m., Mid-Valley Campus at 11 a.m., Technology Campus at 11 a.m., and Nursing and Allied Health at 1 p.m. “We try to get people to understand that throughout the year, there is always an … Read More …

STC celebrates National Radiologic Technology Week at NAH Campus

15th annual event in celebration of the radiology profession and the vital work of R.T.s across the nation The RADT Department at South Texas College is holding its annual student presentations for National Radiologic Technology Week on the first floor of the Nursing and Allied Health Campus on November 8th from the hours of 8:30 am to 12:00 pm. Organized as a way to highlight the various aspects of radiologic technology, the presentations will include students from both the Radiologic Technology and Diagnostic Medical Sonography Programs. The radiologic technology students will be … Read More …

South Texas College Recognized for Offering Top Occupational Therapy Program

South Texas College’s program for occupational therapy has been recognized as one of the best in the nation by The Community for Accredited Online Schools (AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org). As a leading resource for higher education and college accreditation information, the site released its annual ranking for the 2016-2017 school year, honoring South Texas College as the #27 Best Occupational Therapy Program in the Nation. “We wanted to highlight schools like South Texas College, who are striving for excellence in education,” said Doug Jones, CEO and Founder of the Community for Accredited … Read More …