MCALLEN, Texas - Stakeholders from across Hidalgo County should collaborate to address the digital divide. This is the opinion of David C. Plummer, vice president of information services and planning at South Texas College. 
PHARR, Texas - Believing that no child in America should go without a nutritious meal every day, Vanguard Academy has been feeding the families of Pharr, San Juan, and Alamo throughout the COVID-19 crisis.
We want to make sure that parents have the option, if they are afraid for a family member, for whatever reason, that they have the option to keep their kids home.  The parent is...
MCALLEN, Texas - The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents announced on Monday the creation of a $100-million scholarship fund aimed at first-generation and low-income students. The newly inaugurated Regents’ Scholarship hopes to address “diversity issues”...
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA) has posted an article about a unique tech support program run by university graduates to help low-income and colonia families in the Rio Grande Valley.
Dear UTRGV Family:I hope everyone is staying healthy and safe.Last month I appointed Dr. John Krouse, executive vice president for Health Affairs and dean of the School of Medicine, to lead a Return to Campus Task Force...
MCALLEN, Texas - RGV Focus, a collective impact initiative of Educate Texas, has unveiled its 2019 annual report and scorecard. As with the 2018 report, the title is “Contigo,” which is Spanish for “With...
LA JOYA, Texas – The summer camps put on by FIRST RGV to give students the chance to build robots would sometimes draw hundreds of attendees. One of the main features of our success...
As we grieve the tragic death of George Floyd, another, unarmed black man who died in police custody, we need to do more than protest in the streets.  Peaceful protest is necessary, but it...
HARLINGEN, RGV Focus, a collective impact initiative of Educate Texas, has unveiled its 2019 annual report and scorecard. As with last year’s report, the title is “Contigo,” which is Spanish for “With You.”

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