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Texas State Technical College is a vibrant community of ten campuses in ten different communities. Our Dept. of Communications team works to write news stories about the activities on our campuses, the students who attend TSTC, the graduates who have moved on to their careers, and the businesses or industries that hire TSTC graduates.

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May 10, 2022
TSTC Diesel Equipment grad hired after employer spotlight event
Diesel engine skills have translated into a career with hydraulics for Cody Rice (ROSENBERG, Texas) – When representatives from MEYER, a manufacturer of oil well testing equipment and well control systems, visited Texas State Technical College’s Fort Bend County campus in February, Diesel Equipment Technology student Cody Rice took note. “I was like, ‘All right,...
April 25, 2022
TSTC Automotive Technology student lands job while at San Antonio event
(WACO, Texas) – Juan Mijarez of Georgetown, is excited about the transitions going on in his life now. “I like to see what today will bring me and what challenges I will face,” he said. Mijarez is a candidate for spring graduation with an Automotive Technology – Chrysler Specialization certificate at Texas State Technical College...
April 21, 2022
Student first at TSTC to get internship with worldwide renewable energy company
(WACO, Texas) – Salvador Diaz grew up in Llano County and is pursuing what is known at Texas State Technical College in Waco as the “Triple Crown,” an Associate of Applied Science degree in Solar Energy Technology and certificates in Electrical Construction and Energy Efficiency Specialist. He is scheduled to graduate from TSTC in fall...
April 18, 2022
Future TSTC students sign letters of intent at National CTE Signing Day event
(HARLINGEN, Texas) – More than 170 high school seniors, including those who completed a dual enrollment pathway and chose to matriculate to pursue a technical education at Texas State Technical College, were recently honored at the National Career and Technical Education (CTE) Signing Day event held Thursday, April 14, at TSTC’s Harlingen campus. Area school...
April 12, 2022
TSTC Diesel Equipment Technology grad returns to recruit current students
Alumnus discussed opportunities in the diesel industry (ROSENBERG, Texas) – When John Farley, fleet supervisor of Silver Eagle Houston’s Pasadena branch, sees a resume that includes a work gap for school, it reminds him of himself. “I was at my last employer for 10 years and decided that wasn’t going to do it for me,”...
April 12, 2022
Industry Job Fair connects TSTC students, alumni to potential employers
(HARLINGEN, Texas) – More than 300 Texas State Technical College students and alumni, ready with their resumes and networking abilities to make an impression on business and industry representatives, filled the Industry Job Fair at TSTC’s Harlingen campus Thursday, April 7. It was the first in-person job fair to be held on the campus since...
April 6, 2022
Businesses, students benefit from TSTC’s Industry Job Fair
(ABILENE, Texas) – Texas State Technical College students found that the need for employees is high across the state during the college’s Industry Job Fair on Tuesday, April 5. Representatives from around 60 companies provided information on job opportunities, employment benefits and possible interviews at TSTC’s Industrial Technology Center in Abilene. More than 170 TSTC...
April 4, 2022
TSTC Industry Job Fair connects students, alumni with 60 prospective employers
(ROSENBERG, Texas) – Activity and excitement recently filled Texas State Technical College’s Industrial Technology Center as hundreds of TSTC students and alumni made connections with nearly 60 companies at the first in-person Industry Job Fair held at the Fort Bend County campus since 2019. “It’s only getting bigger and better — and a big comeback...
March 31, 2022
PMG Manufacturing Services visits TSTC Welding, Precision Machining students
(ROSENBERG, Texas) – Representatives from PMG Manufacturing Services recently visited Texas State Technical College’s campus in Fort Bend County to discuss potential career opportunities with students from TSTC’s Welding Technology and Precision Machining Technology programs. TSTC students learned about the benefits and opportunities at PMG and saw examples of success from other TSTC graduates who...
March 29, 2022
TSTC Career Services virtual Interview Practicum a success
(HARLINGEN, Texas) – Texas State Technical College’s Career Services department recently held a virtual Interview Practicum aimed at offering TSTC spring 2022 candidates for graduation a real-life interview experience. In addition, Big Interview (biginterview.com), a virtual interview platform, was introduced. It helps users sharpen their interview skills and allows them to interview virtually, wherever they...
March 23, 2022
Students from TSTC in East Williamson County attend Industry Job Fair in Waco
(HUTTO, Texas) – More than 30 students from Texas State Technical College in East Williamson County rode a chartered bus on Tuesday  to attend the Industry Job Fair hosted by TSTC’s Waco campus. For the first time, the event was spread out on the Waco campus to include the Col. James T. Connally Aerospace Center,...
March 23, 2022
Students from TSTC’s North Texas campus attend Industry Job Fair in Waco
(RED OAK, Texas) – More than 20 students from Texas State Technical College in North Texas rode a chartered bus on Tuesday to attend the Industry Job Fair hosted by TSTC’s Waco campus. For the first time, the event was spread out on the Waco campus to include the Col. James T. Connally Aerospace Center,...
March 23, 2022
TSTC holds Industry Job Fair at Waco campus
(WACO, Texas) – Several hundred Texas State Technical College students and alumni attended TSTC’s Industry Job Fair on Tuesday on the Waco campus, the first in-person job event held since 2019. For the first time, the event was spread out across campus to include the Col. James T. Connally Aerospace Center, the Industrial Technology Center...
March 17, 2022
TSTC in Marshall holds Industry Job Fair
(MARSHALL, Texas) – More than 30 employers gathered Thursday at Texas State Technical College in Marshall for the spring semester Industry Job Fair, the first in-person career event held at the campus since 2019. “I am very pleased with the turnout,” said Hannah Luce, director of planning and special events for TSTC’s Career Services department....
March 10, 2022
TSTC Career Services delves into resume do’s and don’ts
(ROSENBERG, Texas) – You could be the most qualified applicant for a job posting. But unless your resume conveys that, you may be overlooked for the position. “In a nutshell, the entire purpose of a resume is to get you to an interview,” said Hunter Henry, a Texas State Technical College Career Services associate. “Think...
March 1, 2022
Frito-Lay unveils maintenance internship program to TSTC Industrial Systems students
(ROSENBERG, Texas) – Team members from Frito-Lay visited Texas State Technical College Industrial Systems students on TSTC’s campus in Fort Bend County to share a new opportunity: maintenance internships. The initiative will offer flexible, well-paid positions at the company’s nearby Rosenberg plant for students currently enrolled in maintenance courses, like TSTC’s Industrial Systems program. “It’s...
February 18, 2022
MEYER leaders share information about oil field opportunities with TSTC students
(ROSENBERG, Texas) – Representatives from MEYER, an oil well testing equipment and well control system manufacturer, visited Texas State Technical College’s campus in Fort Bend County on Friday, Feb. 18, to tell TSTC Diesel Equipment Technology students about the opportunities available to them. Dave Key, CEO of MEYER, discussed the importance of the training that...
February 11, 2022
TSTC students connect with community resources
(ROSENBERG, Texas) – Texas State Technical College students, instructors, staff members — and members of the Fort Bend County community — gathered in the main hall of the Industrial Technology Center this week for TSTC’s Community Resource Fair. The event offered plenty of opportunities to connect TSTC students with helpful resources both on and off...
January 26, 2022
TSTC Career Services give tips on top interview questions
(ROSENBERG, Texas) – Texas State Technical College is known for its relevant, hands-on training for students in a wide variety of technical programs. With a mission of placing more Texans in good-paying jobs, TSTC’s Career Services department offers additional and powerful resources for students beyond the lab. The Career Services department regularly hosts virtual workshops...
December 17, 2021
TSTC students have chance to grow with M&S Engineering
(ROSENBERG, Texas) – Texas State Technical College’s Career Services department recently organized a virtual event to connect TSTC students with a potential employer: M&S Engineering. M&S Engineering is a Texas-based engineering firm whose scope of services includes electrical engineering; civil engineering; mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP); and survey projects through its sister company, Sherwood Surveying...
December 14, 2021
TSTC honors its West Texas graduates during commencement
(ABILENE, Texas) – Texas State Technical College graduates agreed that hard work paid off after receiving their diplomas during the West Texas commencement ceremony Monday, Dec. 13, at the Abilene Convention Center. More than 100 fall 2021 graduates walked the stage to receive their diplomas during the first in-person TSTC commencement ceremony since fall 2019....
December 10, 2021
TSTC honors Marshall campus graduates during commencement
(MARSHALL, Texas) – Texas State Technical College honored its Marshall campus fall graduates during a commencement ceremony Friday, Dec. 10. It was TSTC’s first in-person commencement event since fall 2019. Provost Barton Day said it was good to see students honored during the ceremony. “It’s truly a thrill to have both students and families join...
December 9, 2021
Texas Instruments pitches career options to TSTC students
(ROSENBERG, Texas) – Texas State Technical College students have the opportunity to be part of something big. TSTC’s Career Services department hosted a virtual industry spotlight event Wednesday, Dec. 1, alongside Texas Instruments, which hopes to hire for a number of careers. “We hope that you find something that interests you,” said Katie Peebles, an...
October 25, 2021
TSTC Career Services offers essential assistance
Career Services resources include resume help, interview prep and much more (ROSENBERG, Texas) – The Career Services department at Texas State Technical College has a simple but powerful mission. “We’re here to help (our graduates) find a job,” said Jamie Jimenez, a TSTC Career Services associate for the Fort Bend County campus. “Our motto is...
October 22, 2021
TSTC student reaps benefits of attending Virtual Industry Job Fair
(WACO, Texas) – Brandon Bozarth, of San Antonio, did not know when he logged in to Texas State Technical College’s Virtual Industry Job Fair last spring that it would lead to an internship and, later, a full-time career. Bozarth, an online Engineering student at TSTC, is a testing supervisor and project manager at POWER Engineers...
September 14, 2021
TSTC has presence at Abilene ISD’s LIFT Center
(ABILENE, Texas) – Texas State Technical College representatives connected with Abilene Independent School District students and their parents during the ribbon-cutting of the Leadership and Innovation in Future Technologies (LIFT) Center. TSTC dual enrollment representatives and recruiters will maintain a presence at the LIFT Center, Abilene ISD’s newest facility. During the Sept. 7 event, Abilene...
March 5, 2021
TSTC Career Services to host On-the-Go Drive-Thru for TSTC students and alumni
Career Services to share information about resources available (HARLINGEN, Texas) – The Office of Career Services at Texas State Technical College is not letting working remotely stop it from helping TSTC students on their path to a new career. The department is set to host an On-the-Go Drive-Thru from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on...
June 11, 2020
TSTC graduates sought after by area companies
(HUTTO, Texas) – Some recent graduates of Texas State Technical College are in-demand by several area companies despite the current economic climate.   Hunter Henry, a TSTC Career Services associate at the East Williamson County campus, said some companies within a 100-mile radius of Hutto have contacted him about multiple open positions they have available. He...
September 25, 2019
TSTC Career Services hosts mock interview sessions for students
(RED OAK, Texas) – Thirteen students in the Diesel Equipment Technology program at Texas State Technical College’s North Texas campus had the opportunity Wednesday morning to sit down with industry representatives to practice interview skills. TSTC’s Career Services department hosted mock interviews in timed sessions for students to learn about their weaknesses and strengths and...
April 10, 2019
TSTC Career Services hosts mock interview sessions for students
(RED OAK, Texas) – More than 20 Texas State Technical College in North Texas students had the opportunity Wednesday morning to sit down with area industry representatives to practice interview skills. TSTC’s Career Services department hosted mock interviews for the first time for students to learn their strengths and weaknesses. Students had three timed sessions...
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