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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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Number: 254-867-2037
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May 8, 2024
Mothers and their children find something in common at TSTC
(MARSHALL, Texas) – Texas State Technical College’s Marshall location has employed many hardworking mothers over the years. Several of them have children who have chosen to continue their legacies. Campus enrollment executive Michelle Atkinson said she always knew that her son Isaiah Lozano was tech savvy. Already familiar with chemical plants thanks to his father’s...
March 27, 2024
University High School students experience TSTC program tours in Spanish
(WACO, Texas) – The message was the same, just in a different language. A group of students from University High School in Waco visited Texas State Technical College’s Industrial Systems, Plumbing and Pipefitting Technology and Precision Machining Technology programs on Wednesday, March 27. The program tours were conducted in Spanish in a group format for...
March 26, 2024
Female TSTC students encourage more women to pursue technical careers
(MARSHALL, Texas) – According to Dallas Innovates, a study conducted by CompTIA found that women make up only 26% of the technical workforce in Texas. Texas State Technical College’s mission is to place more Texans in higher-paying jobs, including women.  Welding Technology student Mallory Sturdivant is the third of four siblings to attend TSTC’s Marshall...
March 7, 2024
TSTC hosts TechXperience for area high school students
(HUTTO, Texas) – Texas State Technical College in East Williamson County held its TechXperience open house event on Thursday, March 7. More than 400 area high school students gathered to learn about TSTC’s technical programs. Students sampled cheesecake cookies prepared by Culinary Arts students and learned how computer numerical control machines operate in the Precision...
March 7, 2024
TechXperience Day: TSTC’s Marshall campus welcomes visiting high schools to biannual open house
(MARSHALL, Texas) – Texas State Technical College’s Marshall campus opened its doors to East Texas high schoolers on Thursday, March 7, for TechXperience Day, the college’s open house.  Guided by the campus’s instructors and recruitment staff, the high schoolers discovered how successful their futures could be with a TSTC education. Sarah Jane Walker, a career...
February 16, 2024
TSTC’s recruitment team visits Quitman High School to talk with students and parents
(MARSHALL, Texas) – The recruitment team of Texas State Technical College’s Marshall campus recently traveled to Quitman High School to present information to a group of 21 students and parents about what the college offers. The high school’s CTE (career and technical education) director, Sherrie Callahan, and engineering teacher, David Cross, have taken students to...
February 2, 2024
Six scholarship recipients join TSTC’s Process Operations program
(MARSHALL, Texas) – Eastman Chemical Co. in Longview, a producer of chemical and polymer products, awarded 16 high school seniors with technical scholarships to attend one of the six Eastman partner technical colleges. Six recipients selected Texas State Technical College’s Process Operations program offered exclusively at the Marshall campus. Marcus Hooper, a learning services technologist...
January 18, 2024
Quality training and earning potential leading more students to TSTC
(ROSENBERG, Texas) – Texas State Technical College’s Fort Bend County campus saw its largest enrollment ever in the fall of last year. That trend continued into 2024 with the largest spring semester enrollment ever recorded at the campus. More and more people are choosing TSTC. Here’s why. For a lot of TSTC students, the prospect...
January 11, 2024
Some area high schools share why they visit TSTC
(MARSHALL, Texas) – In 2023 a total of 25 different high schools toured Texas State Technical College’s Marshall campus — some more than once. Why do so many high schools bring their students to TSTC? Elysian Fields High School in Waskom, Texas, has brought students to the Marshall campus for four years, oftentimes from welding...
December 3, 2023
TSTC’s Discovery Day highlights technical career pathways for high school students
(HARLINGEN, Texas) – More than 900 high school students and visitors, including some from as far away as San Antonio, toured Texas State Technical College’s Harlingen campus during Discovery Day on Thursday, Nov. 30, to learn more about the career pathways and state-of-the-art technologies that are available at the college. Stephanie Garcia, TSTC’s student recruitment...
November 30, 2023
High school students get a sampling of what TSTC has to offer during Discovery Day event
(SWEETWATER, Texas) – High school students from throughout West Texas learned that Texas State Technical College may have a program they could study close to home. TSTC’s Sweetwater campus hosted a Discovery Day on Thursday, Nov. 30, to showcase programs available in West Texas. Students, counselors and parents also were able to tour lab facilities...
November 16, 2023
TSTC hosts Discovery Day for high school students
(HUTTO, Texas) – Hundreds of high school students from throughout the area attended Texas State Technical College’s Discovery Day held Thursday, Nov. 16, at the East Williamson County campus. “We get to introduce a brand-new group of students to the opportunities in skilled trades,” said Sam Flener, lead instructor in TSTC’s Welding Technology program. Visitors...
November 9, 2023
TSTC hosts Discovery Day for high school students
(WACO, Texas) – Hundreds of high school students from throughout Central Texas braved the rain to attend Texas State Technical College’s Discovery Day held Thursday, Nov. 9, at the Waco campus. “It’s a day when students get to come out and look at what we have to offer,” said Curt Wade, lead instructor in the...
November 9, 2023
High school students discover career options at TSTC
(ABILENE, Texas) – High school students from the Texas Panhandle to Abilene’s Wylie High School, and everywhere in between, discovered the technologies and career possibilities available at Texas State Technical College during a Discovery Day on Thursday, Nov. 9. The event was held at TSTC’s Industrial Technology Center in Abilene, and it featured hands-on activities...
November 3, 2023
TSTC’s Marshall campus hosts fall open house
(MARSHALL, Texas) – Texas State Technical College welcomed roughly 500 high school students and visitors to the Marshall campus on Thursday, Nov. 2, for Discovery Day — its biannual open house. Every visitor was allowed an extensive self-guided tour of the campus and given program overviews from the campus’s instructors. In the three years since...
October 5, 2023
Abilene ISD students become TSTC students for one day
(ABILENE, Texas) – For one day, Abilene Independent School District seniors had the opportunity to see what it was like being a college student. “We wanted to expose our students to the postsecondary experience, and show them that TSTC (Texas State Technical College) is a fantastic option to get an education and into the workforce,”...
October 4, 2023
TSTC receives $3 million grant from the US Department of Education
(WACO, Texas) – Texas State Technical College has been awarded the Title V Developing Hispanic Serving Institutions (DHSI) grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The grant assists low-income and Hispanic students, ensuring they will have access to an equal opportunity in higher education. “To become a Hispanic serving institution, you have to have at...
September 21, 2023
Jefferson High School seniors visit TSTC
(MARSHALL, Texas) – Texas State Technical College recently welcomed 11 visiting seniors from Jefferson High School in Jefferson, Texas, to the Marshall campus. The students were divided into two groups and given an extensive tour of the campus and all of the programs it has to offer.  Students from Jefferson High School have been taking...
August 15, 2023
TSTC welcomes new Marshall campus students at orientation session
(MARSHALL, Texas) – On Aug. 11, a total of 74 new students arrived at Texas State Technical College’s Marshall campus for new student orientation. The army of recruits was met by an army of instructors and staff, who were eager to welcome and assist them in the next step of their lives. After receiving their...
July 15, 2023
TSTC hosts Operation Reclass event in Killeen
(KILLEEN, Texas) – Texas State Technical College’s Waco campus hosted the Operation Reclass recruitment event on Saturday, July 15, at the Killeen Special Events Center. Faculty members representing more than 10 of TSTC’s technical programs had information tables that attendees visited to learn more information. Some of the programs highlighted were Automotive Technology, Biomedical Equipment...
June 30, 2023
TSTC’s TechFest to showcase hands-on opportunities for Abilene community
(ABILENE, Texas) – Texas State Technical College will showcase six of its programs during the inaugural TechFest from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 8, at the Taylor County Expo Center. The free event will provide residents of Abilene and surrounding areas with the opportunity to try some of the equipment that TSTC...
May 15, 2023
TSTC honors Belton High School seniors at signing day
(BELTON, Texas) – Representatives of Texas State Technical College’s Waco campus and the Belton Independent School District’s Career and Technical Education department honored a group of Belton High School seniors on Monday, May 15. The seniors signed letters of intent to attend TSTC to study in a range of programs. Tony Montoya, an instructor in...
May 14, 2023
TSTC tour leads to hands-on learning experience at Allied Health Day
(BROWNWOOD, Texas) – What started out as a normal tour of the Texas State Technical College campus in Brownwood quickly became a hands-on learning experience for area high school students. During Allied Health Day earlier this month, students from the Bangs, Brownwood, Comanche and Richland Springs school districts were immersed into the health care field....
April 24, 2023
TSTC’s North Texas campus celebrates National CTE Letter of Intent Signing Day
(RED OAK, Texas) – Some high school seniors who are planning to attend Texas State Technical College’s North Texas campus beginning in the fall signed letters of intent on April 20, which was National CTE (career and technical education) Letter of Intent Signing Day.  In all, 13 future TSTC students visited the campus to affirm...
April 24, 2023
Future students sign letters of intent to attend TSTC
(HARLINGEN, Texas) – Texas State Technical College welcomed around 300 high school seniors at a National CTE (career and technical education) Letter of Intent Signing Day event on Thursday, April 20, at the Harlingen campus. School representatives from Brownsville, Donna, Edcouch-Elsa, Edinburg, Harlingen, IDEA Public Schools, La Feria, Los Fresnos, Lyford, Mercedes, Monte Alto, Palmview,...
April 21, 2023
TSTC student recruitment representative shares his love for guiding people to their dream career
(ROSENBERG, Texas) – Recruitment representatives are, for many people, the first face people see in connection with Texas State Technical College. Leaving a good first impression can go a long way toward helping prospective students head to their dream career. For Jesus Ramirez, it is a scary but exciting thought. Ramirez began working as a...
April 20, 2023
TSTC hosts National CTE Letter of Intent Signing Day for area students
(HUTTO, Texas) – Several area high school students took part on Thursday, April 20, in Texas State Technical College’s National CTE Letter of Intent Signing Day at the East Williamson County campus. “It is an amazing day celebrating the students’ success,” said Stuart Van Orden, TSTC’s regional director of student recruitment. The students, many of...
April 20, 2023
High school seniors commit to TSTC during National CTE Letter of Intent Signing Day
(ABILENE, Texas) – Texas State Technical College welcomed 27 high school seniors who committed to a technical education during National CTE (career and technical education) Letter of Intent Signing Day on Thursday, April 20. TSTC joined colleges from across the country to honor seniors who pledged to receive a technical education. At TSTC’s Industrial Technology...
April 4, 2023
High school students discover career opportunities during TSTC open houses
(ABILENE, Texas) – High school students from throughout West Texas learned about career opportunities available to Texas State Technical College graduates during the spring open house events in March. The four TSTC campuses in West Texas — Abilene, Breckenridge, Brownwood and Sweetwater — hosted open house events to showcase the programs available at each location,...
April 3, 2023
Community event to spotlight TSTC Allied Health programs
(HARLINGEN, Texas) – The Allied Health division at Texas State Technical College’s Harlingen campus will host a community event from 3 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 6, at the Cultural Arts Center at the corner of North Loop 499 and Jasmine Street. Prospective TSTC students who are interested in beginning a specialized health care...
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