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Paz Named San Benito Chamber Executive Director

Phoebe Paz

Texas Southmost College business student Phoebe Paz was recently named executive director of the San Benito Chamber of Commerce. The position stems from an internship she received as a new student at the college.  “It really is an honor to have been chosen for this position, it’s a huge step,” said the 20-year-old. “When I became an intern, I never imagined that this would become a possibility for someone like…

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TSC Digital Library Offers New Opportunities

TSC’s Digital Library students can find resources such as eBooks, electronic articles and journals needed to complete research, assignments and essays.

Texas Southmost College recently introduced the college’s first Digital Library, making completing assignments and essays more convenient for students.  The idea for TSC’s Digital Library was first introduced in 2019 to give TSC and its students its own library and resources, since this service was originally being shared with a local university.  “TSC needed its own in-house library for students and faculty,” said TSC Librarian Nancy Bond. “So, my goal…

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TSC Offers New Psychology Program

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Fall 2022 will introduce a collection of new degrees at Texas Southmost College, and one of those will be an Associate of Arts in Psychology.  TSC Dean of Humanities Brian McCormack said TSC has seen a rise in student demand for psychology-related classes. He added there has always been a shortage of mental health professionals but the need has recently increased.  “There is a rising tide of interest in psychology,…

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TSC Holds Ruby Gala April 2

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Texas Southmost College continues its celebration of its 95th anniversary April 2 with its Ruby Gala.  The night will include a string quartet and live music by Rockstar Denied. Online and live auctions will include sport, spa and restaurant packages as well as art pieces and jewelry from local donors. The evening also includes a surf and turf dinner. The gala takes place from 6:30 p.m. to midnight on the…

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TSC Introduces New Online Degree Programs

TSC is introducing five new online associate degree programs fall 2022.

Beginning with the fall semester, Texas Southmost College will expand its offerings with five new, fully online degree programs. The new online programs will include Social Work, Criminal Justice, Business, Teaching 4th – 8th Grade and Teaching 8th – 12th Grade.  These new program offerings are in addition to the college’s online General Studies program. TSC Dean of Humanities Brian McCormack said introducing these fully online degrees is a game changer for…

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TSC Celebrates Women in STEM 

STEM is your Superpower (photo STC)

In honor of Women’s History Month, Texas Southmost College recently celebrated women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics with “STEM is your Superpower,” a series of community events for all ages.  “We want to encourage everyone to pursue STEM careers, but more so young girls and women because opportunities are increasing and they’re in demand,” said TSC Mathematics Instructor Roxana Jimenez. “STEM careers have a stigma, that they’re only for…

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TSC Offers New Substitute Teacher Course

At the request of local superintendents, Texas Southmost College is now offering a Substitute Teacher course. The 12-hour course, introduced by TSC’s Workforce Training and Continuing Education department, is designed to produce well-trained and prepared substitutes to enter the classroom. Workforce Training and Continuing Education Executive Director Bervick Simon said TSC has worked closely with local school districts to identify the skills needed to be a qualified substitute teacher. “Substitute…

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Texas Southmost College Celebrates 95 Years

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Texas Southmost College will celebrate 95 years of service to the Lower Rio Grande Valley with a free community event Oct. 30 at the TSC Performing Arts Center. The TSC Board of Trustees will treat guests to food, live music and a fireworks show from 5:30-8:30 p.m.    TSC Board of Trustee Chair and TSC alumnus Ruben Herrera said the event will celebrate the milestones of the past 95 years as…

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TSC, BISD, SpaceX Give Students A Rare Look

TSC’s 21st Century Community Learning Centers middle and high school students from Brownsville Independent School District tour SpaceX as a way to expose students to STEM careers in the region. (photo TSC)

Brownsville Independent School District students from the Texas Southmost College Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers recently had the rare opportunity of touring SpaceX and its Starbase launch site.  SpaceX hosted nearly 100 students during a pair of one and half hour tours through their center. Hopes of the visit are to increase career and job opportunity awareness in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.  The tours were…

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TSC Cybersecurity Program Begins in Spring

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To fill a gap in cybersecurity and promote the importance of cyber safety, Texas Southmost College will introduce a new Cybersecurity program in spring 2022.  “We are excited to kick off this program,” said Murad Abusalim, TSC dean of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. “This program will produce graduates highly sought after by industry. Job opportunities in this field are numerous and the demand for cybersecurity professionals will only continue…

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