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STC Training Adult Drone Pilots

STC Drone Camp

South Texas College will begin offering drone piloting fundamentals for adult students, enabling them to have the understanding and skills to fly drones safely and legally. STC’s Institute for Advanced Manufacturing introduces drone pilot training for adults ages 18 and older in weeklong courses throughout the month of July. This camp utilizes the current techniques and principles to pilot a recreational or industrial drone in a safe manner. This follows…

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Local Education Receives $850K for Career Training

South Texas College is one of the local recipients of TWC's recent JET grants for training registered nurses. (photo STC)

One local college and four independent school districts are the recipients of $850,892 in grants from the Texas Workforce Commission. The funds are for programs that focus on supporting high-demand occupations through the Jobs and Education for Texans grant program. The award total for 27 JET grants is $5,718,073 in 27 grants. Funds go to multiple public community colleges, technical institutes, state colleges and ISDs for programs. “I congratulate these JET recipients as…

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STC Offers Wide Range of Kids Summer Camps

STC summer camps 2019

South Texas College is gearing up for summer camps that will enable students to engage in fun and interactive activities led by field professionals. Week-long sessions will run throughout June and July for older elementary to high school students. June camps Campers at STC’s Technology Campus and Pecan Plaza can choose from a variety of camps. Each is designed to keep minds sharp and teach new skills while campers also…

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STC Dual Credit Enters 20th Year

STC boasts one of the largest dual credit programs in the state, serving high school students, tuition-free, since 2000. (photo STC)

It’s the 20th anniversary of South Texas College’s Dual Credit Programs. Over the years, more than 106,000 high school students have participated and earned college credit. This has saved families more than $200 million with tuition-free college classes. The program features four options in which students can take college courses while still in high school. Many receive their associate degree weeks before their high school graduation. This then puts them on…

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Youth Apprenticeship Open for Business

Youth Apprenticeship Program

The McAllen Youth Apprenticeship Program is inviting local businesses to participate. An offering from the McAllen Chamber, South Texas College and McAllen Independent School District, the program offers apprenticeships and work to high school juniors and seniors. A vehicle for talent development to meet future workforce needs, the program serves as a recruitment pipeline. Potential employees can also be molded and trained to a business’s specifications. The Chamber, STC and MISD…

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ERO Architects Contributes To Valley Scholars

Representatives from ERO Architects and South Texas College came together for a check presentation April 22. Funds will benefit Valley Scholar students. (photo STC)

A gift of $5.000 is going to the South Texas College Valley Scholars program from ERO Architects. The firm and college came together recently for a check presentation, confirming ERO Architect’s role as a Diamond sponsor for the program’s annual “Night with the Stars” gala. Fittingly, the site of the check presentation was STC’s new Nursing and Allied Health Building B. The four-story addition was designed by ERO Architects. Principal and…

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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.

College and Career Readiness Summit

STC College and Career Readiness Summit

Student success is at the forefront of priorities for South Texas College’s College and Career Readiness Summit. The summit will provide a forum for public and private schools, as well as higher education professionals to engage in a dialogue on closing the achievement gap in college readiness for high school graduates. The theme for this year’s summit is “Bridging Student’s Success.” The annual event will feature a day-long slate of both relevant…

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STC and Hidalgo ISD Receive TWC Grants

STC, Hidalgo ISD and TWC representatives come together for a check presentation benefiting students in manufacturing and healthcare.

South Texas College, Hidalgo Independent School District and Texas Workforce Commission united for a check presentation benefiting student workforce training for careers in manufacturing and healthcare March 28. The grant provides both equipment and instruction for students in manufacturing and pharmacy technology career fields. More than $166,000 came from TWC in the form of the High Demand Job Training Grant and the Jobs and Education for Texans Grant. In partnership with TWC and…

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STC Hosts Allied Health Open House

South Texas College’s Nursing and Allied Health campus hosts its open house March 30.

South Texas College’s Nursing and Allied Health Campus hosts its open house March 30. During this time, the public may tour the facilities, as well as explore the career pathways in the medical field. Advisors will be on site to discuss information regarding the Texas Success Initiative Assessment. Those who have interest may also register for the fall 2019 semester. “The goal is to really make sure that attendees have…

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