TSC Board of Trustees approves 20% tuition scholarship for Spring 2021

Well into the eighth month of COVID-19, the stressors of the pandemic are anything but over, meaning many students are still struggling and needing financial relief.

Texas Southmost College understands the struggle, and as part of the college’s ongoing comprehensive CARES initiative, all students enrolled during the Spring 2021 semester will receive a 20% reduction in their tuition. This follows the awarding of more than $455,000 in tuition reduction scholarships by TSC’s Board of Trustees for the Fall 2020 semester.

TSC Board of Trustees approves 20% tuition scholarship for Spring 2021.The Texas Southmost College Board of Trustees gathered for a special meeting on Nov. 23, 2020 to discuss and approve a scholarship which reduces each student’s tuition by 20% for the Spring 2021 semester.

TSC’s Industrial Insulation program graduates first class, industry partner offers the class jobs

Javier Hinojosa was looking for a career change, and he found it in Texas Southmost College’s Industrial Insulation program.

The 47-year-old is one of nine students who were part of the program’s first graduating class and who were offered positions at BrandSafway.

TSC recently graduated its first Industrial Insulation class.Texas Southmost College recently graduated its first Industrial Insulation class. The program’s industry partner BrandSafway made job offers to the students at the ceremony.

TSC helps student take first step toward academic goals

Texas Southmost College has integrated a new Safety and Security Command Center on its campus that is increasing security presence and partnerships among the college and local, state and federal law enforcement agencies.

“I’m grateful for the support I have received from TSC’s president and Board of Trustees in establishing this center,” said TSC Executive Director of Environmental Health, Security and Risk Management Jaime Salazar. “Although it’s still a work in progress, this center has been a year in the making, and it has allowed us to fully integrate an enhanced emergency management system.”

TSC student Kaitlyn Jeter earned an associate degree in General Studies in 2019.Kaitlyn Jeter earned an associate degree in General Studies in 2019 from Texas Southmost College, and said she credits TSC with giving her the first step she needed to pursue a college education.

TSC economics instructor brings international perspective to classroom

Yan Song came to Texas Southmost College from New York, where she has taught economics for nearly a decade. Now she is sharing her expertise with TSC students.

Song was hired in August as TSC’s newest economics instructor and even though she is only teaching online right now, she said she already feels a warm welcome from TSC employees and students alike.

TSC faculty Yan Song.Yan Song is Texas Southmost College’s newest Economics instructor and brings a decade of experience and teaching to TSC’s students.

Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology program to create talent pipeline for local industry

Texas Southmost College is offering a new associate degree program – Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology, a vision of industry created to meet an increasing demand in the field.

“TSC is pleased to announce the opening of the Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology program,” said Murad Abusalim, Dean of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. “Industry approached us and let us know that this type of program is needed in our region. They needed our graduates. So we listened and responded.”

TSC Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology program.Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology is one of TSC’s newest programs. The program’s new labs are located at TSC’s ITEC Center.
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