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TSTC instructor receives Chancellor’s Award for Excellence

Alan Sulak has been quietly imparting his vast knowledge of cybersecurity to Texas State Technical College students for a little over four years. His...

Lawmakers fighting for education funding amid state budget shortfall

Two words pop up anytime you ask someone about how the 87th Texas Legislative Session may affect Rio Grande Valley educators and students: the...

TSTC awarded grant to assist former students returning to college

Texas State Technical College was recently awarded a Texas Reskilling Support Fund Grant in the amount of $300,000 by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating...

Welding students get boost

HARLINGEN — A welding certification is like a business degree in one respect: It can find you a job just about anywhere. That’s why Sam...

San Benito CISD switches to virtual instruction

SAN BENITO — As the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise, communities are continuing to make adjustments during these trying times. The San Benito...

Nine young Harlingen musicians make all-state ensemble

HARLINGEN – It was a long time coming. But David Cavazos and Michelle Andrade have finally achieved their coveted goal: a position in the lofty...

Weslaco school board nixes negotiations with law firm

WESLACO — School board trustees here continued to butt heads over which law firm to hire as the district’s general counsel at a special...

Don’t mess with Texas scholarship contest opens to high school seniors

Applications are now available for the 2021 Don't mess with Texas Scholarship Contest. This contest recognizes Texas high school seniors who are taking an active...

New indoor multipurpose facility is near completion

The vision of San Benito CISD is to be the gold standard in all areas of public education.This vision holds true in academics, athletics,...

Valley View student-athletes voice frustrations about firings

PHARR — During an at-times confrontational and tense Valley View ISD school board meeting Monday evening, several student-athletes and parents voiced their frustrations and...