TSC Men’s Soccer Club heads to regionals

For the second consecutive season, the Texas Southmost College Men’s Soccer Club packed up its cleats and headed north, this time to Lubbock, to compete in the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) Region IV Super Regional Soccer Championships, from Oct. 28-31.

Texas Southmost College Men's Soccer Club.The Texas Southmost College Men’s Soccer Club qualified for the NIRSA Region IV Super Regional Soccer Championships for the second consecutive season. The Scorpions will compete in the tournament Oct. 28-31 in Lubbock, Texas.

Texas Southmost College Foundation invests $1 million in regional workforce development

The Texas Southmost College Foundation made an unprecedented investment in local workforce development by allocating $1 million for workforce training scholarships at Texas Southmost College during their regular board meeting this week. The allocation will fund student scholarships for a variety of workforce programs such as aerospace, manufacturing, construction trades and health care.

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Texas Southmost College celebrates 95 years of serving the community

Texas Southmost College will celebrate 95 years of service to the Lower Rio Grande Valley with a free community event from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 30 at the TSC Performing Arts Center. Hosted by the TSC Board of Trustees, guests will be treated to food, live music and a fireworks show.

TSC Board of Trustee Chair and TSC alumnus Ruben Herrera said the event will celebrate the milestones of the past 95 years as well as the accomplishments of today.

Texas Southmost College 95th Anniversary.TSC was founded in 1926 and sits on the historic land of Fort Brown and this year, TSC is celebrating its 95th anniversary.

TSC Board of Trustees lowers district tax rate

The Texas Southmost College Board of Trustees unanimously voted to lower the tax rate by 4.7% for property owners in the TSC taxing district during their regular meeting on Aug. 26.

“The TSC Board is committed to being responsible financial stewards of taxpayers’ dollars,” said TSC Board Chair Ruben Herrera. “We have lowered tuition by 40% since 2013, making college more affordable for families; we are the only institution of higher education in the Rio Grande Valley that did not lay off or furlough a single employee during the pandemic; and we are now able to also lower the tax rate, providing savings for our taxpayers.”

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TSC nursing program fills workforce gaps, supports local health care system

The nursing shortage in the Rio Grande Valley is prevalent, and with COVID-19, the demand has also exponentially increased around the state, but the Texas Southmost College Associate Degree in Nursing program is gearing up to welcome its third registered nursing cohort to meet this demand.

“Nurses are and always will be needed,” said Beth Kasprisin, TSC Associate Degree in Nursing program director. “Health care is one field where you know you will always be able to find a job. TSC is training the nurses of tomorrow and preparing them to fill the gap in our communities.”

TSC Associate Degree in Nursing students practice their skills in state-of-the-art labs that simulate a real-world hospital settings and scenarios.

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