MCALLEN, Texas - The new chancellor of Western Governors University Texas has reaffirmed her institution’s “huge” commitment to South Texas. Linda Battles, who was appointed a WGU regional vice president and chancellor of its Texas division in September, recently visited...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - John Sharp, chancellor for the Texas A&M University System, visited the Port of Brownsville recently to announce a new initiative to invigorate advanced manufacturing in the area. The Texas A&M RGV Advanced Manufacturing/Training Innovation Now (TRAIN) program...
HARLINGEN, Texas - The Rio Grande Valley is far short of the national average for neurologists and the UT-Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine wants to do something about it.  UTRGV SOM, along with its clinical arm, UT Health RGV,...
EDINBURG, TEXAS - The private sector should do a lot more to tap into the resources of universities, including utilizing the knowledge of its faculty, particularly those with industry experience, their research divisions, and use more their students as...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - State Rep. Alex Dominguez is in talks to bring a $5 billion electric car manufacturing and assembling operation to Brownsville. The Brownsville lawmaker announced preliminary details at a news conference held at the Port of Brownsville by...
EDINBURG, Texas - A new program called the Workforce Development Innovation Challenge is being launched by UT-Rio Grande Valley’s Office of Professional Education & Workforce Development at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 24.  The challenge kicks off at the UTRGV...
PHARR, Texas - Pharr Mayor Ambrosio Hernandez gave a ringing endorsement of fast growing South Texas College at an event at Vanguard Academy on Saturday. Hernandez said that under the leadership of its new president, Ricardo Solis, STC is moving...
MCALLEN, Texas - The new president of South Texas College says he will be unveiling some “great projects” in the near future, primarily in the automotive and transportation sectors. Ricardo Solis spoke at a recent McAllen Economic Development Corporation board...
PHARR, Texas - Pharr Mayor Ambrosio Hernandez and UT-Rio Grande Valley President Guy Bailey spoke at a news conference that was held to announce the expansion of UTRGV’s School of Nursing.  A new teaching facility operated by the school of...
Good afternoon. Like Dr. Bailey said, UTRGV is extremely proud to partner with the City of Pharr on the expansion of our School of Nursing.  The School of Nursing seeks to offer programs that facilitate the development of competent and skilled...

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