Danya Perez-Hernandez

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Danya Perez-Hernandez is the education reporter for The Monitor. She can be reached at dperez-hernandez@themonitor.com or (956) 683-4435.

Final construction phase at Mission High School to continue through fall

MISSION — A massive construction project is still taking over Mission High School, where construction crews are doing everything from building a new grand...

UTRGV receives federal grant to continue helping migrant students

BROWNSVILLE — A program aimed at helping migrant students get a solid start in college was renewed for the next five years though a...

UT Austin President welcomes 415 new Valley Longhorns

EDINBURG — A tradition that began 24 years ago was commemorated on Tuesday evening with the annual University of Texas at Austin send-off for...

University of Houston and DHR partner to bring satellite program to the Valley

EDINBURG —The University of Houston College of Pharmacy formalized an agreement with Doctors Hospital at Renaissance on Tuesday to bring its first satellite program...

State legislation opens pathway for bachelor degree in nursing at STC

McALLEN — By the fall of 2018 South Texas College expects to be the first community college in the state to offer a baccalaureate...

UTRGV School of Medicine to open specialized pediatrics clinic

EDINBURG — Plans to open outpatient clinics as part of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s School of Medicine are solidifying with the...

Texas Education Commissioner pays visit to RGV students

HARLINGEN — Dozens of smiling students at Gutierrez Middle School in Harlingen greeted Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath on Thursday and briefly showed off...

UTRGV Provost named president of SUNY at Albany

EDINBURG — Havidán Rodríguez, founding provost at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and former interim president of UT-Pan American, has been named...

Cybersecurity in Valley getting a boost

MISSION — Texas Workforce Commissioner Julian Alvarez visited the Mission Center for Education and Economic Development on Thursday to formally announce a $100,000 state...

Alton student first to represent the Valley as Presidential Scholar

EDINBURG — What started as a mindset to reach higher and encourage others to do the same led this high school senior to recognition...