EDINBURG, RGV - Pat Hobbs, executive director of Workforce Solutions Cameron, says public education policy for the last 30 years failed students. Hobbs gave a presentation at South Texas College’s 13th annual Summit on College and Career Readiness. One of...
MCALLEN, RGV - It is a measure of the esteem in which Festo holds South Texas College that the renowned German automation technology company asked Carlos Margo to be its special guest at Hannover Messe, the world’s leading trade...
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...
AUSTIN, Texas - Guy Bailey does not start working as president of UT-Rio Grande Valley until June 15 but he has already announced his transition team to help prepare for the morphing of UT-Pan American and UT-Brownsville into UTRGV. There...
McALLEN, RGV - This weekend marks the one year anniversary of Governor Perry officially signing into law SB 24, legislation that merges UT-Pan American and UT-Brownsville and creates a free standing medical school in South Texas. June 14, 2013, marked...
RIO GRANDE CITY, RGV - South Texas College broke ground Dec. 15 for the expansion of its Starr County Campus. The expansion costs approximately $24 million and will feature a thermal storage plant, an expanded Student Services Activities building and...
MCALLEN, Texas - Daniel R. Porterfield, the president and CEO of the Aspen Institute, made his first trip to the Rio Grande Valley recently, giving the keynote speech at the region’s premier education awards event. Porterfield spoke at the 2nd...
I am sure most of you have heard the news that The University of Texas Board of Regents unanimously approved my recommendation last week to name the Vaqueros as the athletic nickname for UTRGV and to maintain the colors...
  EDINBURG, RGV - In a speech at the inaugural White Coat Ceremony of the UTRGV School of Medicine, UT System Chancellor William H. McRaven said an entire region is rooting for the 55 new medical students. “A whole lot of...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - UT-Rio Grande Valley is to offer a bachelor’s degree in energy commerce in order to give local students a better chance of landing a high paying job in the Eagle Ford Shale or the Burgos Basin. Details...

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