New Medical Residents Enter the Valley

Beginning July 1, the Valley will have 56 new medical residents completing post-graduate training. The UTRGV School of Medicine residents span six specialties in hospitals across the area. The residents received a welcome from the school during an orientation June 22-23 at the Edinburg Medical Education Building. The School of Medicine now has 140 medical […]

Boots to Business Reboot in Harlingen

Veterans of all eras and their spouses are invited to Boots to Business Reboot June 29-30 at the SBA office in Harlingen. The free two-day entrepreneur training is for all service-members, including members of the National Guard and Reserves. The training program provides an overview of business ownership as a career vocation, as well as […]

Community Colleges to Offer Bachelor Degrees

State Bill 2118 is now official, permitting community colleges to offer certain baccalaureate programs. These programs include those in the fields of applied technology, applied science, early childhood education and nursing. As a result, South Texas College plans on offering a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program by fall 2018. The announcement was made by […]

Local Educators Certified in STEM

The second cohort of faculty receiving certification by South Texas College are now ready to guide student in STEM careers. The 61 educators are the latest graduates of the RGV STEM Faculty Institute. Working under the auspices of the Texas Regional STEM Degree Accelerator, faculty members from school districts across the Valley completed intensive professional […]

Five Mid-Year Tax Planning Strategies

For many small business owners, thinking about taxes occurs only twice a year … when returns are being prepared and perhaps at the end of the year. This is a mistake. With half of 2017 over, now is a great time to assess where you stand and to take action that will be helpful to […]

Creating quality video on a budget

Inventors and entrepreneurs can actually create a quality video for promotion with one single device, a cell phone. Enrique Leal, producer of more than 100 commercials and marketing videos, will speak at the June 22 I&E Network meeting on how people can use their devices to create a video to promote their business, idea or […]