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UTRGV BIOLOGY GRADUATE WINS COVETED NSF GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP

27 de Junio de 2016 Ramiro Patino graduated May 14 from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley with a bachelor’s degree in biology, after a successful scholastic career: Most recently, he became the third student from UTRGV and legacy institution UT Pan American to receive a prestigious graduate fellowship from the National Science Foundation (NSF), which advances him beyond master’s work directly into h ...

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LOCAL CLUB HOSTS SUCCESSFUL ROLE MODELS CONFERENCE

27 de Junio de 2016 On Wednesday, June 22, the South Texas College Starr County Campus Psychology Club hosted its 10th Starr Co. Role Models ‘Get Inspired’ Conference at the campus Auditorium. The five panelists featured were: Victor Canales (Starr County Attorney), Mary Lou Cruz (Roma ISD Federal Programs Director & City of Roma Councilwoman), Dr. Antonio Falcon (Family Medicine Doctor in RGC & Tex ...

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CUELLAR MOVES TO HELP SMALL BUSINESSES SEEKING SEASONAL WORKERS

27 de Junio de 2016 On Thursday, June 23, Congressman Henry Cuellar announced he, along with Rep. Andy Harris, successfully included an amendment to the House Fiscal Year 2017 Homeland Security Appropriations bill to help small businesses who depend on H-2B, or temporary guest worker visas. The amendment and the bill passed the committee and now must be voted on by the Full House. Rep. Cuellar speaks at the ...

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RGCCISD REVAMPS ELEMENTARY PLAYGROUNDS IN ONGOING PROJECT

27 de Junio de 2016 A press release from the Rio Grande City CISD reports district maintenance department welders and crew have been working diligently this summer to construct metal canopies to cover existing playground equipment at the elementary schools. All elementary campuses, including Ac2E Elementary, will also be getting new playground equipment and canvas canopies that will be installed by Park Pla ...

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NEW PROGRAM AIMS TO HELP RURAL FAMILIES WITH UTILITY BILLS

27 de Junio de 2016 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced a new program that will help rural residents conserve energy and save money on their utility bills. The new Rural Energy Savings Program (RESP) will make $52 million in loans available to energy providers to help rural families and small businesses reduce their energy use. “Investments like the ones we will make through the Rural Energ ...

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RIO, ROMA TO HOST MAJOR CELEBRATIONS OVER 4TH OF JULY WEEKEND

27 de Junio de 2016 Both the Cities of Roma are Rio Grande City are all set to help Starr County residents celebrate Independence Day with live music, games, food and fireworks. The 2016 Rio Grande City Freedom Fest celebration will take place on Saturday, July 2, at the Basilio Villarreal Municipal Park. The festivities kick-off with a Co-ed Softball Tournament which will begin at 9:00 am. The rest of the ...

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SENATOR ZAFFIRINI HONORED BY RIO GRANDE INTERNATIONAL STUDY CENTER

27 de Junio de 2016 Senator Judith Zaffirini, recently received the Special Community Recognition Award from the Rio Grande International Study Center (RGISC), a non-profit organization whose mission is to protect the Rio Grande through awareness, advocacy, research, education, stewardship and bi-national collaboration. The senator received the award for her efforts to prevent the aerial spraying of herbici ...

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H-E-B TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS RAISES MILLION FOR TEXAS

21 de Junio 2016 More than 1,600 H-E-B vendors, suppliers and Partners (employees) gathered in San Antonio from June 8-10 for H-E-B’s 31st annual Tournament of Champions, one of the largest charitable events in the nation. This year’s tournament raised $8.4 million to benefit hundreds of Texas nonprofit organizations focused on the needs of children and families across the state. Since its inception in 1986 ...

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SEVERAL STARR CO. STUDENTS EARN HIGH HONORS AT TEXAS A&M

21 de Junio 2016 Texas A&M University-Kingsville has released the names of the students who made the President's List, Dean's List and Honor Roll for the spring 2015 semester, several of which are Starr County natives. The honorees are as follows: In-State President's List, Rio Grande City: Azanette Benavides, Ivan Villavicencio. In-state dean's list, Rio Grande City: Marcelo D. Lopez, Daniel Martinez, ...

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UTRGV SUMMER CAMP PREPARES HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS FOR CAREERS IN EDUCATION

21 de Junio 2016 The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley College of Education and P-16 Integration is hosting the first annual “Those Who Can, Teach!” week-long summer camp for high school freshman and sophomores hoping to pursue a degree in education. The goal is to engage high school students in exploring the teaching profession, and the week-long action research project examines the characteristics and ...

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LOCAL COLLEGE CLUB TO HOST ‘INSPIRATIONAL’ CONFERENCE

21 de Junio 2016 The South Texas College Psychology Club will host its tenth Starr County Role Models Get Inspired! Conference on Wednesday afternoon, June 22, from 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm, at the Starr County Campus Auditorium, located at 142 FM 3167 in Rio Grande City. The four featured panelists at the Starr County Role Models Get Inspired! Conference are Starr County Attorney, Victor Canales, Roma ISD Federa ...

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RGV SCIENTIST DETECT GRAVITATIONAL WAVES, AGAIN

21 de Junio 2016 On Dec. 26, 2015, UTC, scientists observed gravitational waves – ripples in the fabric of spacetime – for the second time. The gravitational waves were detected by both of the twin Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) detectors, located in Livingston, Louisiana, and Hanford, Washington. The LIGO Observatories are funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), and wer ...

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NUMEROUS RATTLERS WIN ALL-DISTRICT HONORS; COACH PLEASED WITH 2016 PROGRESS

21 de Junio 2016 The following is an excerpt from an article submitted to ENLACE NEWS by local freelance writer, Kenneth Roberts. The full version can be found online on this publication's website or at www.rgherald.com The Rio Grande City Rattlers head baseball coach has expressed satisfaction with the team's progress and success in a 2016 season that brought the Rattlers to the brink of a state playoff be ...

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COMMUNITY INVITED TO RIO GRANDE CITY’S FIRST EVER MISS FREEDOM FEST PAGEANT

21 de Junio 2016 The City of Rio Grande City will host its first ever Miss Freedom Fest Beauty Pageant on Saturday, June 25, from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Paco Zarate Auditorium to determine who will be crowned this year's Miss Freedom Fest. The City's 2016 Freedom Fest celebration is set to take place on Saturday, July 2, at the Basilio Villarreal Municipal Park. The City's Tourism Department began planni ...

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UTRGV SUMMER CAMP PREPARES HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS FOR CAREERS IN EDUCATION

21 de Junio 2016 The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley College of Education and P-16 Integration is hosting the first annual “Those Who Can, Teach!” week-long summer camp for high school freshman and sophomores hoping to pursue a degree in education. The goal is to engage high school students in exploring the teaching profession, and the week-long action research project examines the characteristics and ...

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CLUB REWARDS MEMBERS WITH TRIP TO BEACH, WATERPARK

07 de Junio de 2016     On Wednesday, May 25, the Starr County Campus Psychology Club of South Texas College had their 7th Annual End of Year Trip to reward the most active members of the club for all their hard-work, dedication, and commitment to STC and the community throughout the academic year. The psychology club trip was to South Padre Island – the beach and Schlitterbahn Water Park. Fourtee ...

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RGC HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS EARN ASSOCIATE’S DEGREE FROM STC

07 de Junio de 2016     A press release from the Rio Grande City CISD reports students enrolled in the manufacturing career pathway for PM not only will received their RGC High School diploma this May but have also earned their associate degree at South Texas College on May 14. The CTE program at Rio Grande City High School prepares students to be college and career workforce ready. "Kudos for the ...

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‘AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR’ TO VISIT RIO GRANDE CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY

07 de Junio de 2016     Abel Gonzalez, valley native and contestant on the popular reality show, American Ninja Warrior, will visit the Rio Grande City Public Library on Friday morning, June 10. “I have a presentation I will be doing in June for the [RGC Public Library’s] summer reading program,” said Gonzalez in an interview with RGC-TV. “I’m really excited about it. There’s going to be a lot to ...

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CUELLAR TRAVELS THROUGH MEXICO, SOUTH AMERICA WITH CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION

10 de Mayo de 2016 Earlier this week Congressman Henry Cuellar traveled with a bipartisan delegation of 11 members of Congress, led by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, to three countries that are part of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a proposed trade agreement between the United States and 11 other countries that would eliminate around 18,000 taxes, in the form of tariffs, on American-made products. The mem ...

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FARM WORKERS UNION ANNOUNCE UPCOMING RGC LABOR STRIKE COMMEMORATION EVENT

10 de Mayo de 2016 This summer marks the 50-year anniversary of the labor strike and march of a group of Rio Grande Valley farm workers and allies from Rio Grande City to the Texas capitol. A group that includes farm workers from that era will hold its first commemorative event in Rio Grande City on Wednesday morning, June 1. A news conference to discuss the upcoming programs was held on Thursday, May 5, at ...

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