Please join us as Texas Southmost College will be hosting its inaugural Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. The ceremony will take place Wednesday, December 11th, at 5pm, at Gorgas Hall (by the flag pole). The community and all TSC students, faculty, and staff are welcomed to attend. Light refreshments will be served, along with a musical performance by TSC students. Angel Tree donations will also be accepted at this event. Please see attachment for more information.
Rich Products Corporation has partnered with Texas Southmost College to provide job training through a $301,736 Skills Development Fund Grant from the Texas Workforce Commission.
Texas Southmost College will be providing highly technical and computer training as well as advanced training to improve employee workplace communication skills. This grant will be used to train 251 administrative, maintenance, production and warehouse employees of Rich Products Corporation.
Mr. Andres Alcantar, Chairman of the Texas Workforce Commission, presented a check to Texas Southmost College President Dr. Lily F. Tercero and representatives from the partnering business at a 10 a.m. ceremony held on the front lawn of the Rich Products Corporation facility in Brownsville. Mr. Eduardo de la Rosa, Plant Manager for Rich Products Corporation, provided a welcome and described the companyâs significant history dating back to 1945.
Senator Eddie Lucio joined in celebrating this state-and-local partnership and emphasized the importance of having a ready and skilled workforce. âToday is the first step for Rich employees in what I have no doubt will be a long, rewarding journey toward greater professional advancement,â stated Senator Lucio, âI can think of no greater companion on that journey than the fantastic faculty and staff at Texas Southmost College.â
President Tercero affirmed Texas Southmost Collegeâs role in serving the needs of the business community, âTSC is fully committed to seeking out educational opportunities that enhance and strengthen our local workforce. We look forward to supporting Rich Products Corporation through this customized workforce and skills development training program.â
Texas Southmost College has engaged American Investigations & Security International to provide security services to our campus locations so we can continue to enjoy a safe and secure environment for TSC students, faculty and staff.
The TEXAS SOUTHMOST COLLEGE DISTRICT conducted public hearings on August 19, 2013 and August 22, 2013 on a proposal to increase the total tax revenues of the TEXAS SOUTHMOST COLLEGE DISTRICT from properties on the tax roll in the preceding year by 1.159766 percent.
Read More: 2013 Notice of Tax Revenue Increase
Texas Southmost College and the Univeristy of Texas System took a momentous step today toward establishing separate identities after two decades of sharing a campus, resources and programs.
Read the full Press Release here: Press Release: July 26, 2013