EDINBURG, Texas - If Rio Grande Valley parents cannot pay their light bill, how are their children going to be able to access the Internet to do the remote learning expected of them? This...
MCALLEN, Texas - A senior vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has offered his praise for Dr. Shirley A. Reed, the outgoing president of South Texas College. Reed announced her retirement...
PHARR, Texas - Vanguard Academy has distributed over 1,000 Thanksgiving meals to residents in its catchment area. The charter school covers the communities of Pharr, San Juan, Alamo, Edinburg and McAllen. 
As Texas continues to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and the state is experiencing a troubling increase in new cases, it is critical that we support our students and educators who must cope with unprecedented challenges to the...
MISSION, Texas - Teach for America-Rio Grande Valley is hosting a webinar next Tuesday titled “Resilient RGV.” Moderated by UT-Rio Grande Valley Vice President Veronica Gonzales, the panelists will include Dr. Rodney H. Rodiguez,...
EDINBURG, Texas - Officials from the U.S. Department of Agriculture visited the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley on Tuesday to recognize and donate to the college’s food insecurity initiatives during the coronavirus pandemic.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all so very much for this wonderful honor. A special thank you to my wife, Peru, and my children, Joe Douglas, Samantha, and Joshua,...
This fall, I am visiting Google Meets classrooms to deliver college access services, like essay writing and financial aid seminars, for high school seniors.  A former teacher myself, I sympathize with educators grappling with...
PHARR, Texas - As many Rio Grande Valley schools move to reopen in the coming weeks, Vanguard Academy is being recognized for the great lengths they are going to ensure the safety of their students and staff...
PHARR, Texas - PSJA’s Kelly-Pharr Elementary has been recognized as a 2020 National Blue Ribbon School by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. Recipients of this prestigious honor are selected based on a school's...

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