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TSC Childcare Center Distributes Backpacks

TSC Childcare Center

Texas Southmost College is ensuring the safety of its students, faculty and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, including its youngest population. Since mid-March Texas Southmost College’s Raul J. Guerra Early Childhood Center followed the college’s lead in extending spring break and then closing. The center serves more than 50 children between the ages of two weeks to 6 years old. “These have been trying times,” said the center’s manager Marisela…

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Summer/Fall Registration Underway at TSC

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Texas Southmost College’s registration is currently underway for both the summer and fall 2020 semesters. TSC Executive Director of Academic and Student Services Vanessa Vasquez said it’s important for students to keep in mind the benefits of registering early. “We’re moving ahead with registration anticipating this COVID-19 crisis will be behind us soon,” said Vasquez. “Classes fill up fast, so locking in your schedule early gives you time to work…

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A Healthy Dose of Success

TSC Licensed Vocational Nursing students. (photo TSC)

Working to fill a national nursing shortage, the Licensed Vocational Nursing program at Texas Southmost College recently saw its largest graduating class. In addition, it is maintaining a solid 92-percent pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination. “I am so proud of what our team and students have been able to achieve,” said TSC Vocational Nursing interim program director Molly Showalter. “This type of success gives our program a…

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TSC Expands Free Transit Service

Texas Southmost College and Brownsville Metro are continuing to offer free transit services for STC students. (photo STC)

After a successful pilot program in the spring providing free transit service to all Texas Southmost College students, TSC has expanded the free service citywide via Brownsville Metro to its students. The free citywide transit service for TSC students began Aug. 26 with the start of the college’s fall 2019 semester. It will continue through Aug. 2020. The program is a partnership between TSC, Brownsville Metro and the City of…

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TSC To Offer Associate Degree in Nursing

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The Texas Board of Nursing unanimously granted Texas Southmost College initial approval to establish a new Associate Degree Nursing education program. The program will begin with the upcoming fall semester. “The re-opening of TSC’s ADN program was one of the priorities of the college and the board of trustees, and we’re excited to have achieved it,” said TSC Board of Trustees Chair Adela Garza. “TSC’s nursing program has a long…

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TSC Students Receive Free Transit Service

(photo City of Brownsville)

Student of Texas Southmost College can now take advantage of free transit service from STC’s main campus to the International Technology, Education and Commerce Center. The Brownsville Metro Scorpion Connector service is a pilot program from TSC, Brownsville Metro and the City of Brownsville. TSC students can use Route 14 and all fixed route services free of charge with a valid TSC Student ID. During the spring 2019 semester, transit service runs…

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TSC Receives STEM Camp Funding

TWC awards $90k for STEM camps Texas Southmost College has received $90,000 from the Texas Workforce Commission for a summer youth camp. The camp focuses on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The funding comes from the Governor’s Summer Merit Program. The grant provides high school age students with camps that prepare them for future high-skill, high-demand jobs. Thanks to the grant, students can attend at no cost to them.…

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GAPS Institute Wins TWC Grant

Institute prepares girls for high-demand jobs Closing the GAPS Institute (Girls Aren’t Pursuing Science): A Summer Institute to Foster Women Scientists and Engineer has received $90,000 from the Texas Workforce Commission’s Summer Merit Program. The summer camp, held at Texas Southmost College, exposes students to activities in anatomy, mechanical applications and neuroscience fields. The $90,000 affords 100 scholarships for attendees. TSC was one of 18 grant recipients garnering more than $1.26…

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