Graduates of TSTC’s EMS program in high demand

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) and paramedics are in high demand across the region and the state with a projected growth of 15 percent, much...

TSTC students head to Kentucky for SkillsUSA national competition

By Amanda Sotelo, TSTC Staff Blueprint reading, coding and design is what Texas State Technical College students Eduardo Ortiz and Gabriel Flores have been focused...

TSTC aviation maintenance works to meet local, statewide industry demand

By Amanda Sotelo, TSTC Staff Texas has become one of the most important locations for the aviation and aerospace industry, and students from Texas State...

Valley Baptist Health System, community partners hold successful Cereal Drive for Local Food Bank

HARLINGEN –When Valley Baptist Medical Center School of Vocational Nursing Director Janis Baker’s students and educators saw this year’s Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive...

UTRGV students named Charles Butt Scholars

By Amanda L. Alaniz, UTRGV Staff The second cohort of Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers, under the Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation, includes 11...

About the Star: Waxing crescent moon nears

It is difficult to write an astronomy column during basketball commercials. It is almost like trying to watch stars in between clouds drifting past. If...

Whopper begonias are superstars

By Lori Murray, Cameron County Master Gardener, Texas Superstar Specialist I have never trusted myself to grow begonias.  Even after the A&M AgriLife horticulturists conducted...

Bridges of the Lower Rio Grande Valley

By NORMAN ROZEFF, Special to the Star The next bridge of note was again a railroad bridge and more. This would be an international and very...

Harlingen Happenings

By Mary Torres, Special to the Star Today is Father's Day and according to "The Old Farmer's Almanac," this year, Father’s Day brings a full moon, a...

TSTC Profile of Excellence: John Moody

TSTC Profile of Excellence John Moody is an Automotive Technology graduate from Texas State Technical College. He earned his associate degree in 2012 and since...