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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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STC Summer Offers Some Face-to-Face Instruction

STC Summer 2020

Some face-to-face classes are gradually returning to South Texas College this summer after integration of federal, state and county safety protocols. STC will begin in-person courses for select programs and will continue for summer courses which officially begin on June 1. STC is currently open for its police and fire academies at the Regional Center for Public Safety Excellence. Throughout the week of April 27, nearly 200 students were completing…

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Second Chance Leads to Careers

Students stand by one of their instructors in the welding shop at the Bayview center.

AMIkids Rio Grande Valley is a one-of-a-kind program rehabilitating young felons. At the same time, it gives them the chance to become certified welders. The program has been in operation in eastern Cameron County for quite some time. AMIkids Rio Grande Valley is the only one in the Lone Star State and one of 44 AMIkids programs nationally. The organization works with at-risk youngsters ages 15 through 18. With roots in…

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