Across the nation, young people (and many who are not so young) are headed back to school. For those attending higher education institutions, a new semester also means a tuition bill. The cost of college has risen substantially, as have...
MCALLEN, RGV - Dr. Shirley A. Reed, president of South Texas College, says her pioneering work in developing a robust dual credit program with high schools in Hidalgo and Starr counties has been vindicated by a new study from...
HARLINGEN, RGV - Around 35 acres of land located in Harlingen will go towards a new institute of neurosciences and other medical related facilities. Randolph “Randy” Whittington, attorney and president of the South Texas Medical Foundation (STMF), announced the organization...
MCALLEN, RGV - With Texas A&M’s Higher Education Center in McAllen to open this August, the number of incoming freshmen tripled expectations. The most recent numbers for the headcount of the incoming class are at 184, however their original expectations...
EDINBURG, RGV - For the past year and a half, UTRGV’s Robert C. Vackar College of Business and Entrepreneurship has implemented an internship program to encourage companies around the region to take in local talent from the University. Maria Leonard,...
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...
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...

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