STC Accounting Department provides VITA assistance

During the month of February and March, the Accounting Department through the VITA program has completed over 300 tax returns, saving the taxpayers roughly $30,000, with total taxpayer refunds of over $700,000. All this is done with 6 student volunteers, 1 lead faculty, and 3 faculty volunteers. Since 2011, the Accounting Department at South Texas College has been providing Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) to the community. This free Income Tax service is facilitated by South Texas College Accounting faculty and students. The program is led by the United Way organization and the … 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 …

Don’t delay! Spring classes start Jan. 17

Start the new year off with a bang by registering for the upcoming Spring 2017 semester at South Texas College (STC). There’s no time to waste as classes start January 17 at all STC locations in Hidalgo and Starr County. For students who are unable to make it to campus during normal hours of operation, extended registration hours will be available at the Pecan, Mid-Valley and Starr County Campuses on Saturday, Jan. 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is a perfect opportunity for prospective students to come to campus and received one-on-one assistance with all their registration … Read More …

South Texas College holds ceremonial groundbreaking for Starr County construction and expansion

RIO GRANDE CITY, TX (December 15, 2016) – South Texas College held a ceremonial groundbreaking ceremony for its $24 million Starr County Campus expansion on Dec. 15. While construction is already underway, leaders at STC said it was important to commemorate how education is making a positive impact in communities in the western portions of the Rio Grande Valley. “This will open opportunities here that were simply not available to students in Starr County,” said STC President Dr. Shirley A. Reed. “We are just incredibly proud of the support Starr County gives us, and we know these … Read More …

Starr County’s Got Talent 10 becomes sold out event

Starr County’s Got Talent 10 Showcase of Champions was a rousing success. The event, hosted by the Starr County Campus Psychology Club at South Texas College was held on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, and was completely sold out. More than 240 people attended, and raised over $900 from admission fees to benefit the annual $1,000 Starr Psych Club Scholarship. The champions from the previous 9 editions of Starr County Got Talent shows were also invited to showcase their talent, and included singers, dancers, dance groups, duets, and musicians. There were 15 performances from all over Starr County … Read More …

South Texas College to hold ceremonial groundbreaking for $24M expansion and construction at Starr County Campus

South Texas College will host a ceremonial groundbreaking ceremony for its $24MM Starr County Campus expansion, Thursday, Dec. 15 at 10 a.m. The new construction at the campus located at FM 3167, will include an expanded Student Services Activities building, a new library, and a brand-new Health Professions Science Center. The current library will be renovated into a cultural arts center. “South Texas College serves as a catalyst for regional economic prosperity and social mobility for Valley families, and education is key to the prosperity of a community,” said Dr. Shirley A. Reed, … Read More …

South Texas College closed during Thanksgiving holiday

STC will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving from Nov. 24-27. Classes and services will resume on Nov. 28. Registration and online services will still be available through the college’s online portal, JagNet. New and current students are encouraged to begin registering for the Spring 2017 semester as soon as possible. For more information regarding registration, please call 956-872-8311 or view the complete registration checklist at http://www.southtexascollege.edu/register/.   … Read More …

2nd Annual Starr County Campus Psychology Majors Orientation

More than 100 students attended a hugely successful 2nd Annual Starr County Campus Psychology Majors Orientation in Rio Grande City. On Sept. 14, faculty, staff and trustees at South Texas College addressed students with the intent to provide more information about the field of psychology, as well as transmit vital information to those pursuing a degree in psychology from STC. STC Psychology faculty member Alex Sarabia served as Master of Ceremonies and introduced STC Starr County Campus Administrator Dr. Arturo Montiel for opening remarks. Sarabia talked about the Associate of Arts … Read More …