Hole in one: TSC’s inaugural golf tournament raises thousands for student scholarships

Texas Southmost College and the TSC Foundation took fundraising to the green with its inaugural golf tournament – The Scorpion Classic, which was hosted on June 26 at the Rancho Viejo Resort and Country Club.

More than 100 golfers teed off to support TSC student scholarships at the sold-out event, which raised more than $45,000.

Scorpion Classic Inaugural Golf Tournament at Rancho Viejo Resort and Country Club.TSC hosted its inaugural golf tournament – The Scorpion Classic on Saturday at the Rancho Viejo Resort and Country Club. The sold-out event raised more than $45,000.

TSC resumes on-campus instruction and regular operations for fall semester

The Texas Southmost College Board of Trustees voted to resume regular operations beginning with the Fall 2021 semester at their June 24 meeting.

We worked closely with the Office of Risk Management and legal counsel to evaluate options for the upcoming academic year, conducting thorough reviews of Texas Governor Gregg Abbott’s Executive Order GA-36, Center for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines and Texas Education Agency opinions, as well as a survey of best practices at other colleges and universities.

Scorpions Back Together in Fall 2021.Texas Southmost College announced the return of in-person classes for fall 2021.

TSC trustee fulfills her purpose and finds ultimate reward in strengthening student success

Alejandra Aldrete is the newest Texas Southmost College trustee, bringing a passion for teaching and serving others to the board. Sworn in November 16, 2020, she is proud to have been elected by the communities she loves.

“Serving our communities in this capacity is a great privilege,” said Aldrete. “It’s a role that comes with great responsibility. I feel that a large part of my service is bringing everyone together and committing to accomplishing the goals we have for our prospective students, current students and our communities.”

TSC Trustee Delia Saenz.Texas Southmost College Trustee Alejandra Aldrete is the newest member of the TSC Board of Trustees. Aldrete was elected in November 2020 and is committed to strengthening student success and serving our communities.

TSC alumna works to improve access to higher education through positive change

Now serving her first term as an elected member of the Texas Southmost College Board of Trustees, Delia Saenz is prepared to continue the work she began to improve access to higher education.

The Brownsville native has worked more than three decades in education and said she was inspired by the great work at TSC to fill the vacant Place 4 seat on the board. Saenz was appointed by the TSC Board of Trustees to fill the position in August of 2019.

TSC Trustee Delia Saenz.Texas Southmost College Trustee Delia Saenz was appointed by the TSC Board of Trustees to fill the vacant Place 4 seat in August of 2019. Saenz is currently serving her first elected term and is prepared to continue the work she began to improve access to higher education.

TSC trustee promotes higher education student success at local and national level

Juan Jose De Leon Jr., better known as J.J. De Leon, has served on the Texas Southmost College Board of Trustees since elected in 2018. As a TSC graduate, he understands—first-hand—how the community college represents a profound opportunity for all students to have access to high quality, affordable education.

“TSC serves a Hispanic community with strong family ties,” De Leon said, “and I believe that we, as a comprehensive community college, can and should provide a cost-effective education that offers a pathway to an even brighter future for our students and communities.”

TSC Trustee J.J. De Leon Jr.J.J. De Leon Jr., was elected to the Texas Southmost College Board of Trustees in 2018. As a TSC alumnus, he understands—first-hand—how the community college represents a profound opportunity for all students to have access to high quality, affordable education.
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