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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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Peter Macias
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Number: 254-867-2037
Brad White
Asst Director of Communications
Number: 254-867-3035
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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...
March 26, 2023
TSTC holds open house in Rosenberg for high school students
(ROSENBERG, Texas) – Despite the rain, high school students were able to attend an open house at Texas State Technical College’s Fort Bend County campus on Friday, March 24. Over 600 students, mainly high school seniors, visited the campus and toured the various programs offered. It was the largest attendance of any open house so...
March 13, 2023
TSTC open house provides tour of programs for prospective students
(HARLINGEN, Texas) – Some 540 students from 26 high schools in the Rio Grande Valley and Eagle Pass visited Texas State Technical College during an open house at the Harlingen campus on Thursday, March 10. The participating schools included Brownsville Adult Continuing Education, Donna, Eagle Pass, Harlingen, Harlingen South, Keys Academy, La Feria, La Villa,...
March 3, 2023
TSTC hosts open house at East Williamson County campus
(HUTTO, Texas) – Texas State Technical College’s East Williamson County campus hosted more than 200 area high school students during its open house on Friday, March 3, at the East Williamson County Higher Education Center in Hutto.  The event’s goal was to show students some career options that they might not have considered and the...
March 1, 2023
TSTC participates in Trades Day Career Fair in Taylor
(HUTTO, Texas) – Texas State Technical College’s East Williamson County campus participated in the Taylor Chamber of Commerce’s Trades Day Career Fair on Wednesday, March 1, at the Williamson County Expo Center. Tia Rae Stone, the chamber’s president and chief executive officer, said the event’s purpose was to have area students think about their career...
February 17, 2023
TSTC’s high school welding competitions grow in popularity
(BRECKENRIDGE, Texas) – More than 200 students representing 40 high schools competed in welding competitions at three Texas State Technical College campuses earlier this month. The popularity of the competitions has grown since they began in 2020. The top seniors at the competitions, which have been held at TSTC campuses in Breckenridge, Brownwood and Sweetwater,...
January 25, 2023
TSTC hosts Taylor Middle School for tour of programs
(HUTTO, Texas) ­- Texas State Technical College’s East Williamson County campus hosted more than 30 eighth-grade students from Taylor Middle School for a tour on Wednesday, Jan. 25. The students visited the Industrial Systems – Mechanical Specialization and Precision Machining Technology programs. These programs are what the Taylor Independent School District has chosen for its...
January 10, 2023
Students return to TSTC campuses for spring semester
(SWEETWATER, Texas) – More than 70 students who live on Texas State Technical College’s Sweetwater campus were welcomed back over the weekend. For many other students, Monday. Jan. 9, was the day they were introduced to the curriculum for the spring semester at TSTC in West Texas. Jan. 9 was the first day of classes...
December 7, 2022
TSTC showcases programs for high school students at Fall Preview Day
(SWEETWATER, Texas) – High school students from throughout West Texas learned about the different programs that Texas State Technical College has available during its Fall Preview Day earlier this month. Around 250 students toured the labs of TSTC’s Sweetwater campus and met with instructors from programs available at campuses in Abilene, Breckenridge and Waco. The...
December 4, 2022
Building relationships key for TSTC community liaison
(ROSENBERG, Texas) – People who want high-paying jobs and careers, to learn a trade and make generational changes come to Texas State Technical College. For Jalon Debbs, community liaison of TSTC’s Recruitment department at the Fort Bend County campus, it is that simple. Debbs was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, where his dad...
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