Tag Archives: McAllen

STC Spring Adjunct Faculty Job Fair

STC job fair

South Texas College is hosting a job fair for individuals who have an interest in teaching part time. Click the flyer to the left or visit careers.southtexascollege.edu to view open positions. Depending on the discipline/field, one of the educational requirements for teaching at STC would be a minimum of an associate’s or master’s degree. For more information, call 956-872-4448.

Teacher Receives Lifetime Award

Kelsey E. Martin

McAllen Memorial High journalism teacher Kelsey Martin will soon receive the Edith Fox King Award from the Interscholastic League Press Conference. The lifetime achievement award will be presented May 4 in Austin. She is the first journalism adviser/teacher from McAllen ISD to receive this honor. She is also only the fourth in the Rio Grande Valley. The award recognizes those people who have a life dedication to continuing the ideals…

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UTRGV Launching Executive Education Programs

UTRGV Executive Education program instructors Zoila Zambrano and Elaine Hernandez (Courtesy)

UTRGV, through its new Office of Professional Education & Workforce Development, will launch several executive education programs in the coming months. Given the complexity of leading an organization in today’s fast-changing world, providing both knowledge and guidance for top-level decision makers is becoming increasingly important. The design of the new UTRGV’s programs keep in mind today’s executives. The first program is the hybrid course, Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership. It…

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‘Crafty’ Approach to Business

Grain to Glass is the only craft beer venue south of San Antonio offering beer flights. (Courtesy)

While craft beers, including IPAs, are certainly gaining a foothold in the Rio Grande Valley, they still haven’t made a great deal of headway in this land of common lagers. But there’s a place that may help to expand the popularity of craft beers in the Valley. It’s Grain to Glass in McAllen, which is devoted to “Keepin’ McAllen Crafty.” After making some revisions to its original menu, the restaurant…

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The HR Process

HR Process

“The HR Process” workshop covers the appropriate steps to take when planning for human resources in a small business, including what each step entails and its importance. The session is hosted by the UTRGV SBDC and RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. There is no fee but pre-registration is a requirement. To register for this workshop or for more information, call the RGV Hispanic Chamber.

McAllen Business Power Network

Join the McAllen Chamber of Commerce at the Business Power Network with sponsor The Lil’ Lingerie House. Come accelerate your connections and develop new leads while also marketing your business at no cost Grow your business and build your business contact list with the McAllen Chamber of Commerce and its members. You must call in advance to reserve a seat at 956-682-2871.

McAllen Students Win National Awards

Students from McAllen ISD’s Video Production course at the Student Television Network National Contest held March 27-31. KMAC won two first-place awards and one fourth-place prize.

McAllen ISD’s KMAC, the video production students at McAllen ISD, recently returned from Seattle, Wash., with three awards from a national competition. Nineteen KMAC students were in competition with approximately 3,500 other students at the annual Student Television Network National Contest. Here, students from across the country competed in multiple film and journalism categories. Each category had 60 or more teams competing. Awards going to McAllen ISD students returning with awards are…

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McAllen, Aeromar and Mexico Stronger Together

McAllen representatives in Mexico CIty

The City of McAllen recently participated in key government and business meetings in Mexico City. Officials traveled to the area to forge stronger tourism and ties, while also increasing awareness of Aeromar Airlines’s non-stop flights. The meetings provided an opportunity for preliminary discussions to begin the process of forging Sister City ties with Mexico City. City of McAllen officials visited Mexico’s capitol city to continue promoting Aeromar’s non-stop route from McAllen…

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Lemonade Day Seeks Business Locations

Lemonade Day McAllen

Lemonade Day McAllen is currently seeking business locations to host youth-run lemonade stands May 4. Businesses must have a location within the City of McAllen. They must also be open during the community event hours of 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., providing restrooms to participants. The ability to host two or more stands is also a must. The young entrepreneurs will take care of the rest, including setting up their…

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1 Million Cups McAllen

1 Million Cups McAllen

1 Million Cups McAllen is a free program where the community connects with entrepreneurs. Take in a cup of coffee while the McAllen Chamber of Commerce engages attendees in a six-minute presentation. Following is 20 minutes of Q&A with two local entrepreneurs. Network with other entrepreneurs, give feedback to other entrepreneurs, learn about our local ecosystem and its startups, or sign up to present.