UTRGV Student of the Week: Roman Sanchez-Martinez

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITORRoman Sanchez-MartinezAGE: 20MAJOR: Biomedical SciencesHOMETOWN: Monterrey, Nuevo LeonWhy UTRGV? When I enrolled at UTRGV, I was under the CAP program...

Education Spotlight: Students complete Mission EDC STEM internship

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITORA school year’s worth of work by female students from Mission High School’s T-STEM Academy and Mission Collegiate High School...

Education Spotlight: La Joya ISD students participate in “Hour of Code” mania

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITORStudents from around the world joined in on “The Hour of Code,” including students from La Joya ISD.Students participated in...

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...

Vaquero move-in day: Students learning to live on your own

BY Vaquero Move-In Day: Learning to live on your ownStudents and their families carried boxes, containers, backpacks, televisions and decorations into the dormitories at...

8 YA novels you need to read in December

These eight books could make for a perfect Christmas gift for the young adult reader in your life.

Teach For America educator at PSJA Memorial always wanted to return to the RGV

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

6 YA novels to add to your summer reading list

“Superman: Dawnbreaker” by Matt de la Peña The fourth installment of the DC Icon series is finally here! “Superman: Dawnbreaker” is the book I have...

Education Spotlight: Roma High School unveils academic banners for former students

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITORRoma High School alums Alejandro Guzman and Leslie Puente were honored with the unveiling of State Champion UIL Banners in...

TFA educator at IDEA challenges her students with higher standards

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