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 - On a visit to the Rio Grande Valley on Wednesday, Dr. Brett Giroir, CEO of Texas A&M Health Science Center, explained why A&M is investing so heavily in South Texas. “Some people say, are you here because...
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...
WESLACO, RGV - The Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council recognized students from PSJA Southwest Early College High School for designing a new logo and creating a marketing strategy for Valley Metro. The Lower Rio Grande Valley Regional Transportation Advisory...
HARLINGEN, RGV - An agreement between Texas A&M University-Kingsville and UT-Rio Grande Valley to work together to improve educational opportunities for students who wish to become engineers could be expanded in the months to come. “In the coming months, working...
MCALLEN, RGV - Approximately $24 million will be invested in a 90,000-square-foot facility to expand South Texas College’s medical programs. Shirley Reed, President of South Texas College (STC), said voters approved $159 million in the 2013 bond election for STC...
AUSTIN, Texas — I believe that the talent, energy, and ideas flowing into the United States of America – and to UT System institutions – from countries around the world are among our greatest strengths. The men and women who...
If you’re Hispanic or African American in this country, the chances that you’ll go to college are no better than a coin flip: 50-50. If you’re one of those minorities and you do go to college, the chances that you’ll...
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - PSJA’s Southwest Marketing promoted their innovative work-based learning model at a major career and technical education conference in San Antonio on Thursday and Friday of last week. The conference was titled CareerTech VISION 2018 and was...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - State Rep. Eddie Lucio III believes IDEA Public Schools has played a key role in improving educational outcomes in the Rio Grande Valley by providing competition to traditional public school districts. Nine Valley districts scored “A” grades,...

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