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Starr County Psychology Club recognizes 7th annual scholarship recipient

  STC student and Starr County Campus Psychology Club Communications Coordinator (Officer) Cecilia Garza was presented with a Certificate of Recognition for being the 7th Annual Starr County Campus Psychology Club Scholarship Recipient on Wednesday, May 2.   Cecilia will graduate this May from STC with an Associate’s Degree in Psychology.  She has obtained an A in all of her psychological science courses and has exemplified great social and leadership skills that were enhanced throughout the 2017-2018 academic year. Via the Starr Psych Club, Cecilia was actively … Read More …

STC Department of Psychological Science awards annual scholarship

The Department of Psychological Science at South Texas College is pleased to offer its majors scholarship opportunities that enable them to pursue their career goals.  A $500 scholarship wholly funded by psychological science faculty was awarded to Courtney LoGiudice and Judith Fausto for spring 2018. Each year the scholarship committee from the Department of Psychological Science reviews multiple applications for consideration. Courtney and Judith were selected on the basis of academic merit, scholarly pursuits, and an essay describing why they chose to pursue an academic career in the … Read More …

Study Abroad Students receive a national scholarship to study in Spain

Eleven students from the World Language Department at South Texas College have received the Benjamin A.Gilman International Scholarship. The scholarship will be used to study abroad or intern abroad in Spain during the 2017-2018 academic year. The STC Study Abroad Program continues to empower students throughout their study abroad experience. The program internationalizes a curriculum while helping students grow personally, academically, and professionally. The Gilman scholarship has enabled more than 25,000 Americans of diverse backgrounds to engage in experiences abroad since 2011. … Read More …

South Texas College collaborates with Blimpie Sub Shop franchise for scholarship opportunities

South Texas College celebrated its first successful semester collaborating with the Blimpie Sub Shop franchises in the Valley to provide scholarships to current students. A total of six students were selected to receive funds donated by Blimpie franchises in the Valley, which are independently owned and operated by Esperanza on Fifth LLC. Operating under the slogan “Great Food for a Great Cause,” Blimpie Sub Shops in both McAllen and Weslaco have dedicated their revenue to providing economic assistance to the community. In 2017, Esperanza on Fifth LLC partnered with South Texas … Read More …

Valley Scholars Program of South Texas College celebrates 20 years of student success

  Annual gala honors supporters of education for their commitment to Valley students STC held their Annual “A Night with the Stars” scholarship fundraiser on Oct. 12. The theme, Celebrating 20 years of Academic Excellence, was created to commemorate the pioneers of the program who have exemplified a tireless commitment to Valley Scholars students. “We are truly excited to celebrate 20 years of Valley Scholars,” said Dr. Anahid Petrosian, Chief Academic Officer for South Texas College. “Twenty years ago, STC was a young institution and we started to imagine what we could do for … Read More …

South Texas College announces the recipients of the Gloria Fitch Scholarship

South Texas College has announced the recipients of the Gloria Fitch Scholarship, who were each presented with a certificate and awarded $1,000 for the 2016-2017 school year. Mrs. Fitch donated a grand total of $5,000 to the students on February 28th at STC's Mid-Valley Campus. The following were students were recipients of the Gloria Fitch Scholarship: o   Virginia Martinez, Paralegal o   Ashley Valdez, Pre-Pharmacy o   Erika Guzman, Criminal Justice o   Samuel Cavazos, Psychology o   Cristina Ortiz, Elementary Education     … Read More …

South Texas College and McAllen Consulate sign agreement assisting Mexican-born students

South Texas College, the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley, and the Consulate of Mexico in McAllen formalized an official IME Becas Memorandum of Understanding that will lay the foundation for a partnership seeking to increase the educational attainment level of Mexicans or persons of Mexican origin living in the US. The signing took place on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 at the Consulate of Mexico in McAllen. Matthew Hebbard, Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management was on-hand to accept funds on behalf of South Texas College. IME stands for “Instituto de los Mexicanos en … Read More …

South Texas College Student Wins Rees Scholarship for HVACR Training

Jose Manuel De Leon, a student in South Texas College’s HVAC&R Program has been awarded a $2,000 scholarship by the Clifford H. "Ted" Rees, Jr. Scholarship Foundation. De Leon was among 37 students across the nation, including four veterans, who collectively received more than $63,000 to become technicians in the HVACR and water heating industry. “This scholarship is designed to help HVAC students, and help them continue with their studies through paying for their tools or paying their tuition,” said HVAC lead instructor Arnold Perez. “It does benefit them in the long run, and if … Read More …