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Mission EDC Teams Up for Educator Training

computer science professional development

More than 100 teachers and counselors in Mission will receive computer science professional development this summer thanks to a local partnership. Mission EDC, Code/Interactive and the Mission Consolidated Independent School District are joining forces with Google to offer the training to 100 teachers and 20 counselors in elementary and junior high schools. One teacher from every grade level in Mission CISD’s 14 elementary and four middle schools will receive training.…

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UTRGV Assistant Professor Wins Award

Sarah M. Rowe, assistant professor in the UTRGV Department of Sociology & Anthropology(UTRGV photo by Paul Chouy)

Award funds study in Ecuador A University of Texas Rio Grande Valley assistant professor of sociology and anthropology is heading to Ecuador this summer. Sarah Rowe’s travels are made possible by an $18,000 Fulbright Scholar Award given to help her continue her research on the ancient Valdivia culture in the South American country. Rowe will spend two months in the town of Dos Mangas, researching social structures within the Valdivia…

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Public Education Commitment Earns LSNB Gold

Lone Star National Bank's Cowboy Cash visits Jensen Elementary School in McAllen

public education ranks high for Lone Star National Bank, and it earns gold Lone Star National Bank has received the State Board of Education’s Employers for Education Excellence Gold Award for 2016. This marks the first time ever a Rio Grande organization has won the award. Then bank is one of four Texas businesses recognized for for its ongoing support and commitment to Texas public education. Winners in the Gold Award category have…

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