Every day—and I do mean every day—since January 1, I have felt a heaviness in the pit of my stomach. Every day, I know I am going to hear another story about what has befallen my fellow retired Texas public...
PHARR, RGV - Michelle Cardoza, principal at PSJA’s Berta Palacios Elementary School in south Pharr, recently attended a prestigious and highly selective leadership institute called Closing the Achievement Gap at Harvard University. The week-long program helps school leaders learn how...
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) was approved by the Texas state legislature in 2013. This truly “dream come true” is having a tremendous positive impact on Valley students and parents, although, in truth, its effect is much...
McALLEN, RGV - When South Texas College leaders first met UT-Rio Grande Valley President Guy Bailey they were immediately struck by his understanding of and respect for the role community colleges play in society. Following a meeting with Bailey at...
EDINBURG, RGV - Dr. Francisco Fernandez is stepping down as founding dean of UT-Rio Grande Valley's School of Medicine. The surprise annoucement was made via a news release early evening Wednesday. In the news release, Fernandez is praised for his...
EDINBURG, RGV - The first class of graduate medical education residents at Doctors Hospital at Renaissance told the second class what it is like to practice medicine in the Rio Grande Valley at a White Coat Ceremony. Testimony was given...
  EDINBURG, RGV - Edinburg Mayor Richard Garcia says he does not want UT-Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine to be so starved of funds that it becomes known as Tortilla Tech. However, he says this could happen if Hidalgo County...
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...
EDINBURG, RGV - UT-Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine is to get another building at its Edinburg campus. Dr. John H. Krouse, vice president for medical affairs at UTRGV and dean of the university’s medical school, made the announcement in...
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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