EDINBURG, Texas - The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has approved a request from UT-Rio Grande Valley to create a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine with a major in Podiatric Medicine, for the UTRGV School of Podiatry.  Podiatry or podiatric medicine...
EDINBURG, Texas - Blanca Davila, director of economic development for the City of Edinburg, was a guest on the Rio Grande Guardian’s Community Spotlight series on Zoom. The interview gave Davila an opportunity to expand on all the positive news...
MCALLEN, Texas - In percentage terms, the Rio Grande Valley outperformed the state of Texas as a whole for sales tax revenue collections over the past year. The numbers are put out by the Texas Comptroller’s Office and analyzed for...
The Rio Grande Guardian is pleased to announce a tie-up with Ramiro Garza, president of Noble Development and president of RG Economic Advisors.  Each month, Ramiro is going to give his perspective on the economic trends in the Rio Grande...
MCALLEN, Texas - There are three great reasons why McAllen Economic Development Corporation is right to focus on China as it seeks to bring in more manufacturing companies.  One is a provision in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement concerning the rules...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Cameron County Education Initiative (CCEI) has teamed up with Breaking Bad actor RJ Mitte and Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX), to create a disinfectant and cleaning-training program.   The program is called A Call to Action:...
EDINBURG, Texas - The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley announced that it will expand its Campus Food Insecurity Initiative in January to include a fresh produce cooperative.  Jayshree Bhat, assistant vice president of professional education and workforce development for...
WESLACO, TEXAS - Ken Jones’ second stint as executive director of the Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council has come to an end. The first stint lasted more than 20 years. The second just a matter of months. This was...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - The Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation believes it can play a greater role in improving the quality of life of the local community. In a  recent Zoom conversation with the Rio Grande Guardian. Josh Mejia, executive director of...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Jordana Barton has reassured the Rio Grande Valley that she will continue to work to eliminate the region’s digital divide. After championing the cause for many years while a senior advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of...

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