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UTRGV sophomore Ashley Garcia, of Brownsville, captured first place in the annual President’s Holiday Card Contest. Garcia, 19, a graphic design major, designed the official 2018 UTRGV winter holiday card and earned bragging rights and a $1,000 scholarship. Garcia’s card will be shared with UTRGV faculty and staff, donors, friends of the university and elected officials across the state and country. (UTRGV Photo by David Pike)

Graphic design major wins 2018 UTRGV Holiday Card Contest

The holidays came early for UTRGV sophomore Ashley Garcia, of Brownsville, who captured first place in the annual President’s Holiday Card Contest.

UTRGV is removed from Probationary Status

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Board of Trustees today announced it has removed The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley from probationary status.

PSJA ISD student featured as guest announcer on Good Morning America  

PSJA North Early College High School freshman Emily Garza recently had the birthday celebration of her life after getting invited as a guest announcer on the ABC television show Good Morning America during her family’s trip to New York on Monday, Nov. 26.

IBC Bank to Provide Holiday Dinner for More Than 500 People at Respite Center...

This year, as part of their commitment to “Do More” for the communities in which they serve, IBC Bank-McAllen will provide dinner for more than 500 immigrants and low-income families on Wednesday, December 12 at the Respite Center in Downtown McAllen
STC’s cybersecurity program launched in the Fall of 2017 and is one of just four in Texas bearing the National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Two-Year (CAE2Y) designation – and the only program of its type in South Texas.

Cybersecurity at STC: Educating Law Enforcement’s Hidden Heroes

With its new, National Security Agency-certified Cybersecurity Specialist program, South Texas College is helping lead the charge against cybercrime in Texas, and beyond.

Thelma M. Garza retires, and United Way of South Texas looks for a Chief...

On November 14, President of United Way of South Texas Thelma M. Garza announced her retirement, effective March 29, 2019, to the organization’s Board of Directors and staff.
New Pharr City Manager Alex Meade and the Pharr City Commission

Alex Meade is Welcomed by the City of Pharr as City Manager

At a city commission meeting held away from city hall at the Pharr Events Center, Pharr's new city manager, Alex Meade, was formally introduced to members of the public and the media.

Congressman Gonzalez Statement on President Trump’s Shutdown Remarks

Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued a statement today after President Donald J. Trump was quoted saying, “I am proud to shut down the government for border security,” during a meeting with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi.

Cattle Raisers Statement on New WOTUS Rule

Robert McKnight, Jr., president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) issued the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) release of a new Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule

Congressman Gonzalez Statement on Passing of Deported Army Veteran Carlos Torres

Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued the following statement after learning of the death of deported Vietnam War Army Veteran, Carlos Torres.