McALLEN, RGV - Top education leaders from the Rio Grande Valley were at the White House today for President Obama’s College Opportunity Day of Action. Among those in attendance were South Texas College President Shirley Reed, Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD Superintendent...
PHARR, RGV - Olivia Benford, Parental Engagement Director for Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD, was named as a finalist for National Life Group’s 2017-2018 “LifeChanger of the Year” award. Benford was honored in a surprise ceremony at the Pharr Adult Learning Center...
EDINBURG, RGV - Rio Grande Valley legislators often say that the biggest statewide champion of the region is Texas A&M System Chancellor John Sharp. Sharp’s discussions with Valley developer Alonzo Cantu about creating an A&M medical school in the Valley...
PHARR, Texas - The superintendent of Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD, Jorge L. Arredondo, and the co-founder of IDEA Public Schools, Tom Torkelson were featured in a webinar hosted recently by the Rio Grande Valley Partnership.
MCALLEN, RGV – The Rio Grande Valley would be much more attractive to manufacturing companies if it produced engineers who know how to make the tools the manufacturers use, say college leaders. Hence the collaboration between UT-Rio Grande Valley, South...
  MCALLEN, RGV - Mark Poehl, director of internal audit and compliance for the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, recently presented an audit report on South Texas College. Before the coordinating board, Poehl said STC management response indicates that STC has...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Traci Wickett, president and CEO of United Way of Southern Cameron County, is promoting the latest educational attainment report card from All In Brownsville. All In was established in 2011 with...
EDINBURG, RGV - Presiding over his last HESTEC as a member of Congress, Rubén Hinojosa said he was moved beyond words by the inspiring speech given by Sara Martinez Tucker, a UT System Regent originally from Laredo. Martinez Tucker gave...
Malia Obama’s recent announcement that she will take a “gap year,” or a year off before attending college at Harvard, has stirred interest in the student sabbatical. But even before Malia caught the headlines, interest was growing in taking a...
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...

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