WESLACO, RGV - Officials from the City of Weslaco, the Economic Development Corporation of Weslaco and UTRGV gathered Thursday evening to celebrate the completion of the long-anticipated Center for Innovation and Commercialization.  Operating as part of UTRGV’s Robert C. Vackar...
Editor's Note: South Texas College is celebrating its 25th anniversary. To commemorate, STC’s founding president, Shirley A. Reed, has penned an op-ed. Here it is:  President’s Message: As we commemorate the 25th anniversary of South Texas College, the vision of creating...
Editor's Note: South Texas College is celebrating its 25th anniversary. To coincide, STC Public Relations Specialist Jose Gomez has penned a column that looks back at why the college was created and how it continues to deliver on its promise....
WESLACO, RGV - A change in leadership at Texas A&M University-Kingsville will not change plans to build a new off-site campus in Weslaco. That’s the message to the Rio Grande Valley by retiring TAMUK President Steven H. Tallant. “We currently have...
MCALLEN, RGV - South Texas College President Shirley A. Reed says dual credit is transforming the Rio Grande Valley.  Dual credit refers to students completing a single course to earn academic credits that are recognized by two or more institutions.  Reed...
MCALLEN, RGV - South Texas College leaders say they were honored to have U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta present as they signed on as an official apprenticeship sponsor with the federal agency. The signing ceremony took place at the...
MCALLEN, RGV - Jobs of the Future and how the Rio Grande Valley prepares students and the public generally for them is the focus of the 2018 Bi-National INNO Conference at South Texas College. The conference, now in its sixth...
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...

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