Professional growth is the cornerstone of the college experience. For college students developing their skills through internships, professional growth often relies on the employer’s capacity to provide comprehensive experiences involving networking and leadership development. At the College Scholarship Leadership Access...
EDINBURG, TEXAS - The leaders of RGV Focus have given their views on the disappearance of Rio Grande Valley students from virtual classes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some schools, such as Vanguard Academy, did not lose any students. Others in...
This past year has taught us that without true partnerships we really cannot move our work forward. So, on behalf of myself as chair of RGV Focus, I would like to welcome you to this event this morning.  Since the...
MCALLEN, Texas - The people of the Rio Grande Valley do not realize what a gem they have in South Texas College. This is the view of the president of STC’s board of trustees, Rose Benavidez. Benavidez, pictured above, held a...
MCALLEN, Texas - The chairwoman of South Texas College’s board of trustees says she is impressed with the leadership skills of the sole finalist for the college’s presidency. Rose Benavidez held a news conference on Thursday to announce that STC’s...
We are just so proud and elated to be here with you here this morning at Region One. What a beautiful facility. Am I correct? Beautiful. I am so pleased to welcome you all to the RGV Focus Annual Scorecard...
EDINBURG, Texas - It is okay for parents in the Rio Grande Valley that do not come from a college-going culture to think about enhancing their own education, not just that of their children.    This is the view of...
MCALLEN, Texas - When Maria Cortez, a senior at McAllen ISD, took her first STEM class she was shocked at what she saw.  “I am not going to lie, the first day I thought I was in the wrong class...
Even before the pandemic, Texas schools faced daunting challenges. About 88% of students were economically disadvantaged. Two ethnic groups that comprised about two-thirds of enrollment (and rapidly growing) held less than 8% of the state's wealth. Many districts had...
The ongoing news is the presidential search. As you all know, Dr. Reed retired a couple of months ago and so the board has been actively working to develop the presidential profile. We had several public forums, working with the...

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