MCALLEN, RGV - At a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new medical learning facility, South Texas College President Shirley Reed joked about how trustee Paul Rodriguez was so good as finance committee chair he had kept the college off the...
HARLINGEN, RGV - Rio Grande Valley education leaders are no longer going to let so-called experts from other parts of the state or country tell the region’s academic story. They say they do not need others to come in and...
HARLINGEN, RGV - A member of the RGV FOCUS leadership team predicts Rio Grande Valley students will catch up and surpass the statewide average in the two performance measures they region is weakest in. Narciso Garcia, superintendent of Vanguard Academy,...
MCALLEN, RGV – Texas A&M University has announced its leadership team for the Higher Education Center at Tres Lagos in northwest McAllen. Planning is underway for the opening of the Higher Education Center in August 2018. Following a national search, Dr....
MCALLEN, RGV - An absorbing conversation took place at a Texas Workforce Commission Regional Stakeholders Meeting about whether too much emphasis has been placed on getting students to take four-year degree programs, rather than learn technical skills. As in the...
MCALLEN, RGV - The interim dean at South Texas College took advantage of a question and answer session at a Texas Workforce Commission event to highlight the Rio Grande Valley’s nursing shortage. The event was billed as a Regional Stakeholders...
MCALLEN, RGV - A feasibility study on the merits of starting a football program at UT-Rio Grande Valley could be released as early as next week, says Rick Anderson, UTRGV’s executive vice president for finance and administration. The 22-member college...
MCALLEN, RGV – McAllen ISD is to merge two middle schools, De Leon and Lincoln, and move its Achieve Early College High School from South Texas College to the Lincoln campus, says the board of trustees’ president. Tony Forina said...
MCALLEN, RGV - UTRGV has announced the new deans for the Robert C. Vackar College of Business and Entrepreneurship and the new College of Nursing. Rick Anderson, UTRGV’s executive vice president for finance and administration, made the announcement at a...
EDINBURG, RGV - In RGV FOCUS’ fourth annual report, findings show the Rio Grande Valley meets or exceeds the state of Texas average in nine out of 11 categories. RGV FOCUS launched in 2012 as a collective impact initiative incorporating...

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