STC Student of the Week: Adrian Gonzalez

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITORAbout Adrian: When it comes to talking about his approach to higher education, Adrian Gonzalez says it doesn’t matter how...

STC Student of the Week: Ira Flores

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITORAbout Ira: Ira Flores believes a positive mindset sets a strong example for her family and herself. It has helped...

Tony-Award Winning “In the Heights” featured Latino roles, themes, music and dance experience

Brian Warren, an assistant professor of theater at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, said the school’s theater department works to bring a...

Education Spotlight: Local Teach for America teacher wants students to understand power of education

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITORGil Garza is a Teach For America educator and teaches robotics at Mercedes High School T-Stem Academy. Garza primarily teaches...

UTRGV Student of the Week: Aaron Rodriguez

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITORAARON RODRIGUEZAGE: 19MAJOR: FINANCEHOMETOWN: LYFORDWhy UTRGV? UTRGV was a chance for me to finish up my basics and potentially be...

Education Spotlight: Roma High Student Council receives excellence award

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITORRoma High School’s Student Council continues to be one of the best student councils in the state and nation.On April...

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Education Spotlight: Teach for America corps members help students find path to college

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITORTeach for America is a national non-profit organization partners with communities to inspire the next generation of leaders to address...

PSJA ISD teacher joined Teach For America to jumpstart career

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITORAlexina Beckley is a first year corps member teacher with Teach For America. She teaches 7th Grade reading and writing...

Education Spotlight: PSJA ISD wins USA Water Polo RGV championship

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITORPHARR — A Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD water polo team has been named the USA Water Polo RGV Champs after taking...