HARLINGEN, RGV - Patrick Felty is the newly appointed executive director for FIRST in Texas and hopes to grow these programs throughout the state. Felty was profiled in the most recent Solutions newsletter of the Texas Workforce Commission. Prior to becoming executive...
MCALLEN, RGV - For FIRST Robotics, Vanguard Academy will incorporate STEM within its liberal arts foundation for more well-rounded education and student competitions. Vanguard Academy is known for its liberal arts program. However, in recent years, the academy and FIRST RGV...
MISSION, RGV - Students and engineering teachers gave up their Memorial Day holiday to teach robotics to elementary school kids. The high school students are part of the Patriot Engineering FIRST Tech Challenge team at Mission CISD’s Veterans Memorial High...
MCALLEN, RGV - When Nikki Rowe High School students compete in regional and state robotics competitions, coach David Ruiz tells them they are not just representing themselves, their teammates and their school. They are also representing the South Texas region. “It...
MCALLEN, RGV - The McAllen Education Foundation is to donate $65,000 to McAllen ISD in order to boost the number of students participating in FIRST RGV’s robotics competitions. MEF is a a philanthropic, tax-exempt, public corporation that operates independently of...
MCALLEN, RGV - Andres Alcantar, chairman of Texas Workforce Commission, says having students participate in competitive robotics competitions helps them learn the skills they will need for the jobs of the future. On a recent visit to the Rio Grande...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Dr. Mario Diaz, director of the Center for Gravitational Wave Astronomy at UT-Rio Grande Valley, says Brownsville high school students will soon be able to learn astronomy in their classrooms by remotely accessing UTRGV telescopes that...
Over the past two decades, we’ve gone digital. The development of the internet and related technologies and advances in communications have changed the way we live and work, affecting virtually every aspect of our daily routines. The digital segment of the...

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