McALLEN, RGV - Dr. Carlos Cardenas, chairman of the board and chief administrative officer at Doctors Hospital at Renaissance, did not have a speaking role at a recent South Texas College news conference. Had he spoken, he would have gladly...
EDINBURG, RGV - Region One Education Service Center has selected Dr. Arturo Cavazos as its Regional Superintendent of the Year. Cavazos is superintendent of Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District. He has held the post for four years. “The Harlingen CISD community...
The Rio Grande Valley is one of the fastest growing regions of Texas and the United States. Currently, Hidalgo and Cameron Counties have a combined population of approximately 1.3 million residents. Forecasts estimate that this figure will more than...
We messed up. Last month I celebrated and widely announced that the Washington Post ranked five of our schools in the top 10. Those rankings were incorrect because IDEA Public Schools provided Jay Mathews and the Post with faulty...
MCALLEN, RGV - When South Texas College’s Summer Automation & Robotics Program started in 2015, 62 elementary, middle, and high students participated. This year the number has jumped to 400-plus. Next year, when a new building will be open at...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV – Texas Southmost College and the State of Tamaulipas’ education department can show the rest of Texas and the nation how to build bridges and not walls. This was the message TSC Interim President Mike Shannon delivered when...
PHARR, RGV - UT-Rio Grande Valley has seen its funding for “special items” drastically cut in the new state budget. Among the items affected are the McAllen Teaching Site and the Starr County Upper Level Center in Rio Grande City. Texas...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Texas Southmost College and the Secretary of Education in Tamaulipas will celebrate an historic partnership on Friday with a Memorandum of Understanding Signing Ceremony. The MOU will be signed by TSC Interim President Mike Shannon and the...
PHARR, RGV - While some state lawmakers want to scale back summer meals programs provided by school districts, Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD is continuing with its service. PSJA Child Nutrition Director Imelda Palacios pointed out that through a partnership with the...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Texas Southmost College is set to sign a collaboration agreement with the Tamaulipas Secretary of Education at a ceremony in Brownsville on Friday. Melinda Rodriguez, TSC’s vice president for institutional advancement and workforce training, announced the event...

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