HARLINGEN, Texas - The UTRGV School of Medicine will graduate its charter Class of 2020 in a virtual Spring Commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 9. In the attached audio, Dr. John H. Krouse, dean of the UTRGV School...
The College Scholarship Leadership Access Program has responded to COVID-19 by transforming our programming to meet these trying times.  A 501(c)(3) nonprofit, CSLAP hosts college access workshops at local high schools and provides near-peer mentorship for graduating students.  In addition to ensuring a...
MCALLEN, Texas - South Texas College has been one of the key drivers propelling the economy of the Rio Grande Valley, says Keith Patridge of McAllen Economic Development Corporation. Patridge said STC has helped MEDC bring new businesses to the...
WESLACO, Texas - The Rio Grande Valley Partnership, the Valley’s regional chamber of commerce, is today hosting the second in its series of webinars on education. Higher education is the focus this time, with presentations by UT-Rio Grande Valley President...
This is a generation-defining moment. And like every such movement we will be defined not by the challenge itself but by what we do now. By how we respond when the path ahead is unclear or even unknown. To all our...
HARLINGEN, Texas - Harlingen Mayor Chris Boswell says his city now has its first general education university campus, thanks to a unique partnership between the local school district and UTRGV. Harlingen CISD and UT-Rio Grande Valley are developing an early...
AUSTIN, Texas - State Sen. Judith Zaffirini is back on the Texas Senate’s two standing committees that deal with education. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick chose Zaffirini to replace state Sen. Kirk Watson on the Committee on Education and the Committee...
MCALLEN, Texas - South Texas College and the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley signed an updated memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Wednesday, designed to make the student transfer process smoother between the two institutions. The MOU, which was last...
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas - Texas A&M System Regent Mike Hernandez says his university plans to have a much bigger presence in the lower Rio Grande Valley. In an exclusive interview with the Rio Grande Guardian, Hernandez pointed out that...
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas - Texas A&M University is going to offer seven more degree programs at the McAllen Higher Education Center - subject to approval from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp...

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