UPDATED: UTRGV’s accreditation probation lifted by SACSCOC board

ICYMI: UTRGV received a favorable review by a visiting committee sent to audit the financial aid department in October. The committee did not recommend further action and submitted a report for the board to consider before today’s decision.

UTRGV psychologist lands prestigious appointment

Mercado will focus on mental health access for rural communities.

McAllen renews STC’s job training grant for 22nd year

ICYMI: Manufacturing companies in McAllen can apply for free or reduced-cost training in their area of need.

Several Hidalgo County districts in need of improvement according to TEA’s final financial scores

McALLEN — The Texas Education Agency released the final scores for school district’s Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas, known as FIRST, and while...

Sharyland ISD parents briefed on drug trends in the area

The main goal was to get parents up to date on the current substances of choice among teenagers, according to what officers and counselors are seeing in the region.

McAllen ISD officials moving forward with TRE-related projects

The McAllen school district board of trustees received an update Monday evening on the projects being financed with funds levied by the recently-approved Tax...

Mission CISD delays classes Wednesday, cancels some extracurricular due to weather

The Mission school district will delay the start of school Wednesday due to current weather forecast.Elementary schools will begin classes at 9:45 a.m., junior...

Winners, losers in local school races

Some of the smaller school board races in Hidalgo County had several uncontested races, but new faces will also be seen after Tuesday’s election,...

UTRGV business college preparing to offer hospitality, tourism track

EDINBURG — A new program coming to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley aims to change the thought and skill behind hospitality and...

UTRGV hopes 2nd accreditation visit lifts sanction

EDINBURG — The second site visit related to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s accreditation status was completed this week and now the...

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