UTRGV students learn about global change during study abroad trip to the Yucatán

BY VICTORIA BRITONine University of Texas Rio Grande Valley students spent a week in Mérida, on the Yucatán peninsula in México, as part of...

TFA middle school educator driven to empower Latino students

Teach for America is the national nonprofit organization committed to the idea that one day, all children will attain an excellent education. To this...

Edinburg student wins statewide art contest

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITOREDINBURG — Keep Texas Beautiful and the Texas Department of Transportation recently selected a student from the Edinburg school district...

UTRGV certified as a Bee Campus USA affiliate

BY MARIA ELENA HERNANDEZThe University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has been certified as an affiliate of the Bee Campus USA program, which encourages...

Education Spotlight: Teacher: Building relationships crucial in education

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITORLuis Urrea is a 7th grade science teacher at Juan de Dios Salinas Middle School in the La Joya Independent...

Teach For America gives Juarez-Lincoln educator a way to give back to RGV

Maria Villalpando Lopez teaches English 1 for ninth graders and technical writing for grades 10th through 12th at La Joya Juarez-Lincoln High School. She...

All-girls teams rep the RGV at CodeWars

While most teams last weekend at the Hewlett Packard Enterprise CodeWars 2019 in Houston competed under the banner of their high schools, two teams...

IDEA Educator combats ‘summer slide” with enrichment program

Education Spotlight: In 2017, Teach for America corps member founded Summer Odyssey, a summer enrichment program for IDEA students.

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...

UTRGV notes growth in its number of dual enrollment high school students

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Dual Enrollment Program is reporting a bump in the number of students earning college credit. Statistics show that...