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Community Health Workers Ready for Work

The first cohort of promotores graduate from the South Texas Community Health Worker Training Network. (photo STC)

First cohort of promotores graduate The first cohort of promotores, or community health workers, have graduated from the South Texas Community Health Worker Training Network. The program offers training to people who want to serve their neighborhoods as community health workers. A collaboration between the UTRGV School of Medicine, Texas A&M University, South Texas College and the National Rural Health Association, the program includes 160 hours of training over three…

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Transfer From TSC to STC Easier

Earning a bachelor's degree from South Texas College is now more streamlined for Texas Southmost College Associate of Applied Science graduates. (photo STC)

Associate TSC graduates can progress to STC bachelor’s Students earning an Associate of Applied Science Degree from Texas Southmost College in Brownsville can now transfer into bachelor’s degree programs at South Texas College. The colleges entered an articulation agreement for progression to the next level of course work leading to the higher degree. “This has been a fairly quick process,” says Kelli Davis, STC University Relations officer. “TSC has been very eager to…

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Local Educators Certified in STEM

61 Educators Trained by STC The second cohort of faculty receiving certification by South Texas College are now ready to guide student in STEM careers. The 61 educators are the latest graduates of the RGV STEM Faculty Institute. Working under the auspices of the Texas Regional STEM Degree Accelerator, faculty members from school districts across the Valley completed intensive professional development training with the intent to enrich students’ learning experience…

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JET grant provides medical training

STC recently received a $223,109 JET grant to assist in training for careers in the medical profession. (photo STC)

STC award provides 150 with training South Texas College is the recipient of a $223,109 Jobs and Education for Texans grant (JET grant) from the Texas Workforce Commission. The grant helps the college purchase and install equipment to provide 150 students with training for careers in the medical profession. This includes positions such as licensed practical and vocational nurses. The JET program provides funding for equipment for the purpose of developing…

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Final Round of RGV STEM Faculty Institute

Faculty from across the Valley attended the last cohort meeting on Oct. 6, 2016 (photo STC)

Institute Cohort III begins July 25 South Texas College’s STEM Faculty Institute will take place over the course of seven days throughout the summer and fall. The program is for faculty from across the Valley, providing intensive training with the intent to enrich students’ learning experience. The sessions are held July 25-28 in the summer, and also Sept. 28-29 and Nov. 2 in the fall. The Institute seeks to introduce new…

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$700k Career Training Grants to Local Schools

Funds focus on high-demand occupations South Texas College, Texas State Technical College and Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District are the recipients of Jobs and Education for Texans career training grants from the Texas Workforce Commission. The funds are for programs that focus on supporting high-demand occupations. Qualifying educational institutions receive grants for the development of programs or courses leading to a license, certificate or post-secondary degree. Twenty-six grants were awarded statewide. All…

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STC hosts IT Career Expo

IT career expo to showcase career opportunities, internships & more! The Information Technology Program at South Texas College hosts its sixth annual IT Career Expo April 20 from 9 a.m. to noon. The expo will showcase possible internships and job opportunities from the companies in attendance. It will also host presentations on cybersecurity, as well as networking and computers specialists for anyone interested in learning more. The expo is open to both…

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STC’s Project HIRE wraps up five-year grant

HIRE connects students with developmental disabilities South Texas College recently officially closed up a grant for Project HIRE (Helping Individuals Reach Employment) with a closing ceremony at Region One in Edinburg. The program has served a group of students with a variety of severe disabilities. Students include those with autism, intellectual disabilities, deafness, blindness, cerebral palsy, speech disorders and other neurological disorders. Since 2012, Project HIRE has assisted 52 students…

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Women in Technology Promotes Careers

STC Precision Manufacturing Technology student Jessica Adame

The Business and Technology Division at South Texas College hosts Women in Technology April 6. The annual event takes place from 5-8 p.m. at the Technology Campus (Ware Road and Military Highway) in McAllen. Geared to promoting careers non-traditionally held by women, the event is free and open to the public. This year’s Women in Technology event includes guest speaker, STC’s Chief Information Officer of Technology Resources Alicia Gomez, who…

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Continuing Nursing Education offered by STC

First Continuing Nursing Education course starts April 19 South Texas College and its Nursing and Allied Health campus will soon offer specialized Continuing Education Units for Continuing Nursing Education-specific training. It will be available for nurses and nursing educators throughout the region. The first session, “Nursing Leadership,” takes place April 19 at the NAH campus in McAllen at 1 p.m. Its next session, “Nursing Curriculum,” will begin in May. Subsequent sessions will include…

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