MCALLEN, RGV – Carlos Margo, associate dean of industry training and economic development at South Texas College, says apprenticeship programs will add value to the region’s workforce. Margo visited Trident Technical College (TTC) in Charleston, S.C. to review the model...
RIO GRANDE CITY, RGV - South Texas College is adding another 125,000-square-feet to its Starr County campus to develop an energy institute that will train its students to maintain wind, insulation and solar infrastructure. Rose Benavidez, president of Starr County...
MCALLEN, RGV - FIRST RGV says it is going to have to limit the number of teams that can enter their robotics competitions - unless the non-profit receives more local sponsorship. The news comes as three FIRST teams from the...
EDINBURG, RGV - Dr. Alexander Domijan, Jr., has stepped down as dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science at UT-Rio Grande Valley, says a university spokesman. The news will come as a shock to those who saw Domijan...
PHARR, RGV - Olivia Benford, Parental Engagement Director for Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD, was named as a finalist for National Life Group’s 2017-2018 “LifeChanger of the Year” award. Benford was honored in a surprise ceremony at the Pharr Adult Learning Center...
EDINBURG, RGV - Dr. Alexander Domijan, Jr., dean of the college of engineering and computer science at UTRGV, says the college has tripled its research productivity, reversed a declining trend in enrollment and will continue to make opportunities happen...
MCALLEN, RGV - The “Minitropolis” program established by IBC Bank at Sam Houston Elementary School in McAllen in 1996 is going from strength to strength. It is now running in more than 30 communities in the IBC Bank footprint across...
PHARR, RGV - The U.S. Small Business Administration and the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District signed a Strategic Alliance Memorandum (SAM) last week in an effort to encourage entrepreneurship among the student body and solidify their previous partnerships. Stephanie L....
MCALLEN, RGV - In the light of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Florida, McAllen ISD Superintendent J.A. Gonzalez has called a town hall meeting. In an open letter to McAllen ISD staff, students and...
MCALLEN, RGV - Texas A&M University has announced formal approval of the initial degree programs to be offered at its Higher Education Center at Tres Lagos, McAllen. They are: Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences, Bachelor of Science in Food...

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