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UTRGV Ranks High in Online Colleges

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is sixth in the list of Best Online Colleges in Texas for 2019-2020 by OnlineColleges.com, Accolades came for the affordability and quality of its online programs. Several factors make up the online colleges ranking of universities across Texas. These include accreditation, affordability, accessibility, student satisfaction and online growth. In the “Annual Tuition and Fees” category, UTRGV came in at $7,587. This is based on criteria that…

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  • The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is sixth in the list of Best Online Colleges in Texas for 2019-2020 by OnlineColleges.com, Accolades came for the affordability and quality of its online programs. Several factors make up the online colleges ranking of universities across Texas. These include accreditation, affordability, accessibility, student satisfaction and online growth. In the “Annual… https://buff.ly/32APq89
  • Got mangoes? If not, go this Saturday to Paradise Gardens in Bayview as a fest to celebrate the ever popular tropical fruit. The gardens, previously known as River’s End Nursery, will turn into a celebration of mangoes for people of all ages from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Owners Jason and Lara Hess have one of… https://buff.ly/2Z1XU64
  • Two agents of the Hidalgo County Criminal District Attorney’s Office - High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Task Force have top honors from the Texas Narcotic Officers Association. HIDTA Commander Juan Pablo Sifuentes is “Supervisor of the Year” and Agent Genovevo “Geno” Martinez III “Narcotic Officer of the Year” for the TNOA South Region. Both will receive… https://buff.ly/32xPipX
  • Shrimping in the Gulf of Mexico has been a way of life for thousands from the Brownsville/Port Isabel area to the Texas upper coast. It’s also been the livelihood for hundreds of others who come from as far as Mexico and Central America. Each new shrimp season usually starts on July 15, or a month and… https://buff.ly/2XPsH9z
  • The Pharr Economic Development Corporation, in partnership with Workforce Solutions, hosts the fifth annual RGV Job Fair July 18. More than 65 employers from various industries will be on-site seeking qualified individuals looking to advance their professional careers. "Our job fair has been very successful over the years, and it has grown into one of… https://buff.ly/2NZKvud
  • Wine to Rebuild Fundraiser Benefiting 2019 Flood Victims Join Habitat for Humanity and the Harlingen Chamber of Commerce for a wine-tasting event with networking, wine and appetizers. Proceeds support 2019 flood victims. Tickets are $50. Sponsorships start at $250. Register online, print a form, or contact Amy at Habitat for Humanity. https://buff.ly/2k54tWs
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  • Ladies Kingfish Tournament The Ladies Kingfish Tournament is the first all-ladies tournament in the State of Texas. Two divisions of anglers, Bay and Offshore, compete. Anglers fishing in the Bay Division will vie for trophies in the categories of redfish, trout and flounder. Anglers in the Offshore Division complete in the categories of king, bonito, blackfin tuna and dolphin.… https://buff.ly/2lfCAeb
  • Women in Leadership Forum The Third Annual Women in Leadership Forum brings together community leaders to provide insights on the essential stages of the leadership journey. Learn how to advance: Oneself through the challenges women continue to face Those around you through mentorship and peer support One’s organization or business through personal growth. The purpose of the Women in… https://buff.ly/2k4UlwU
  • How Businesses Obtain Credit Seminar During the How Businesses Obtain Credit Seminar, attendees will learn: What defines credit worthiness The five Cs of credit Building and maintaining good credit Your credit score and report The Brownsville Chamber of Commerce and its Women's Business Center Rio Grande Valley have collaborated with BBVA to provide this seminar in a series of small business… https://buff.ly/2lez181
  • Speed Networking at Play Out Loud Join the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce for an evening of speed networking at Play Out Loud. Participants are seated among five others. Each person will have the opportunity to make a brief introduction of their business, while also sharing their business cards or flyers. After every person has taken a turn introducing themselves, there will… https://buff.ly/2k4GZRg
  • Are you getting good results from your small business marketing? If your results are falling short of your expectations, perhaps it’s because you’re not investing enough money in your marketing campaigns. How much money should a small business spend on marketing annually, and how can you make the most of your precious marketing budget? Here’s… https://buff.ly/2k3pXD4
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  • McAllen Hires New Planning & Zoning Director Edgar Garcia is the new director of Planning and Zoning for the City of McAllen. The Rio Grande Valley native has over eight years of experience in municipal work. His service most recently includes being the director of Planning and Community Development for Baker County, Fla. Garcia has a broad range of expertise in project… https://buff.ly/2SdlwSM
  • Edgar Garcia is the new director of Planning and Zoning for the City of McAllen. The Rio Grande Valley native has over eight years of experience in municipal work. His service most recently includes being the director of Planning and Community Development for Baker County, Fla. Garcia has a broad range of expertise in project… https://buff.ly/2JqauGK