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TSC Unveils New ITECC Training Facilities

TSC Board of Trustees Chairwoman Adela G. Garza, right center, and Workforce Solutions Cameron Executive Director Pat Hobbs, left center, celebrate the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Construction Trades Center.

Texas Southmost College recently unveiled four new training facilities at the TSC International Technology, Education and Commerce Center during a ceremony at the center’s Central Plaza. The multi-million-dollar buildout includes program training centers for welding, construction trades and criminal justice, as well as industrial mechanics and maintenance technology. “This was an exciting day for TSC and the communities we serve,” said TSC President Jesus Roberto Rodriguez. “These new facilities are…

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TSC Earns 10-year Reaccreditation

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Texas Southmost College was awarded reaffirmation of accreditation by its regional accrediting agency earlier this month. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges reaffirmation accredits TSC through 2030. “Accreditation from SACSCOC is the most important designation TSC can achieve for our community,” said TSC President Jesús Roberto Rodríguez. “Not only does it attest to the high quality of programs and services we offer, regional accreditation is required…

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TSC Offers Fall Tuition Reduction Scholarships

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All students enrolled in Texas Southmost College’s fall 2020 semester will receive an automatic 20-percent tuition reduction scholarship. “The Scorpion family continues to be relentless in making higher education affordable for our community,” said TSC President Dr. Jesús Roberto Rodríguez. “The TSC Board of Trustees and leaders across campus unequivocally agreed our number one priority when budgeting for the fall semester should be providing direct support for students.” The scholarship,…

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TSC Extends Remote Learning Through Fall 

Texas Southmost College will extend remote learning using various online technologies and alternate operations through the fall 2020 semester. The announcement comes at an unanimous agreement by the college’s board of trustees. “With a robust on-campus student population and hundreds of employees each fall, we strongly believe it is in the community’s best interest to take this measure to help slow the spread of the coronavirus,” said TSC Board Chair…

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TSC Childcare Center Distributes Backpacks

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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

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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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