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White House names UTRGV a “Bright Spot in Hispanic Education”

White House names UTRGV a “Bright Spot in Hispanic Education”

By Melissa Vasquez EDINBURG & BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS – SEPT. 16, 2015 – The White House says The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is doing a great job of helping Latinos get a quality education, and on Sept. 15 named it a “Bright Spot” in the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. As […]

UTRGV’s Karen Lozano named Engineer of the Year by Great Minds in STEM

UTRGV’s Karen Lozano named Engineer of the Year by Great Minds in STEM

Story by Gail Fagan EDINBURG, TEXAS – SEPT. 18, 2015 – Karen Lozano, Ph.D., a Julia Beecherl Endowed Professor in mechanical engineering at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, recently was named the Engineer of the Year by Great Minds in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). She is only the third woman to […]

UTRGV graduate student completes prestigious advertising internship in New York

UTRGV graduate student completes prestigious advertising internship in New York

By Karen Perez EDINBURG, TEXAS – SEPT. 25, 2015 – While many students spent their summer decked out in Nike gear or shooting photos with a Nikon, Carlos Molina was busy working behind the scenes for those respective brands. The 23-year-old graduate student at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley landed a 10-week paid […]

Local middle schools begin tobacco prevention curriculum

Local middle schools begin tobacco prevention curriculum

With a new school year in full effect the Tobacco Prevention Specialists Quincy Bonilla and Rafael Cepeda from the UNIDAD Tobacco Prevention and Control Coalition at Behavioral Health Solutions of South Texas are looking forward to implementing Project Towards No Tobacco Use (Project TNT), an evidence-based curriculum, at La Joya ISD and PSJA ISD middle […]

STC recognized in Washington as an Example of Excelencia for dual enrollment program

STC recognized in Washington as an Example of Excelencia for dual enrollment program

McALLEN — South Texas College is being recognized in Washington Tuesday for its service to Hispanic youth in the Rio Grande Valley through early college high school programs. The college was named an Example of Excelencia in the Associate Level by the Excelencia in Education, a non-profit aiming to identify and recognize evidence-based programs that […]

PSJA Dropout Recovery walk finds 500

PSJA Dropout Recovery walk finds 500

More than 500 students returned to school after being visited during this year’s 9th Annual Countdown to Zero Dropout Recovery Walk held Sept. 5, 11 and 19. Over the course of the three weeks, more than 550 volunteers ranging from PSJA employees, administrators and community members went door-to-door encouraging students to return to school. “We […]

ECISD attend National Leadership Council in DC

ECISD attend National Leadership Council in DC

EHS Senior- Marco Trevino & EHS Instructor & HOSA Advisor- Mrs. Lisa De Leon attending HOSA Washington DC National Leadership Conference! Marco is a State Officer with Texas HOSA and Mrs. De Leon is President Elect with Texas Board of Directors.

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