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February 4, 2024
TSTC Wind Energy Technology program hosts employer spotlight with wind turbine manufacturer
(HARLINGEN, Texas) – Some Texas State Technical College Wind Energy Technology students recently learned about potential careers that they might pursue after they graduate. During an employer spotlight at TSTC’s Harlingen campus, Eva Gonzalez and Kera Grigsby of the Nordex Group, a manufacturer of wind turbines, discussed the company’s job outlook, top achievements, culture, training...
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...
December 17, 2023
Representatives from Driscoll Children’s Hospital visit TSTC for employer spotlight
(HARLINGEN, Texas) – Representatives from Driscoll Children’s Hospital visited with some students and graduates of Texas State Technical College’s Surgical Technology program during a recent employer spotlight at TSTC’s Harlingen campus. Derek Perales and Norberto Solis talked with attendees about job opportunities and work culture at the Driscoll Children’s Hospital Rio Grande Valley that will...
December 15, 2023
Titan Quality Power Services visits TSTC for employer spotlight
(ROSENBERG, Texas) – Representatives from La Porte-based Titan Quality Power Services visited with some Texas State Technical College Electrical Power and Controls students during an employer spotlight at TSTC’s Fort Bend County campus on Dec. 6. The students are nearing their final semester of the program. The representatives highlighted the benefits of working at their...
December 7, 2023
TSTC Automation and Controls Technology students tour STEMCO
(MARSHALL, Texas) – Texas State Technical College Automation and Controls Technology instructors Douglas Clark and Troy Powledge recently took 10 of the program’s students on a field trip to STEMCO in Longview, Texas. “Some of these students have never even been in a manufacturing facility in any way,” Clark said. “We wanted them to see...
November 12, 2023
Morton Buildings Inc. visits TSTC for employer spotlight
(HARLINGEN, Texas) – Representatives from Morton Buildings Inc. visited with some students in Texas State Technical College’s Building Construction Technology program during a recent employer spotlight at TSTC’s Harlingen campus. Gina Lopez-Montague and Dennis Norris discussed the company’s history, job opportunities, work culture and career progression. “We want future employees to understand we’re not hiring...
October 27, 2023
Anheuser-Busch and Drilling Tools International visit TSTC for employer spotlights
(ROSENBERG, Texas) – Representatives from American brewing company Anheuser-Busch visited with some Texas State Technical College Industrial Systems, Electrical Power and Controls, and Robotics and Industrial Controls Technology students during an employer spotlight at TSTC’s Fort Bend County campus on Oct. 25. At the same time, representatives from Drilling Tools International, a provider of downhole...
October 22, 2023
Aveanna Healthcare visits TSTC for employer spotlight
(HARLINGEN, Texas) – Representatives from Aveanna Healthcare visited with some students in Texas State Technical College’s Nursing program during a recent employer spotlight at TSTC’s Harlingen campus. Jesus Mendez and Aaron Garcia explained the company’s core values while providing an overview of its work culture, services offered, schedule flexibility, and even tuition reimbursement. “This group...
October 13, 2023
Koenig & Bauer visits TSTC for employer spotlight
(ROSENBERG, Texas) – Representatives from German printing press manufacturer Koenig & Bauer visited with some Texas State Technical College Industrial Systems students during an employer spotlight at TSTC’s Fort Bend County campus on Oct. 12. The students are in or nearing their final semester of the program. The Koenig & Bauer representatives highlighted the benefits...
October 1, 2023
TSTC Welding Technology students learn about job opportunities with leading pipe manufacturer
(HARLINGEN, Texas) – A group of Welding Technology students at Texas State Technical College recently learned about job opportunities that they might pursue at the EPIC Piping fabrication facility in San Marcos. During the recruitment visit, representatives from EPIC Piping discussed the company’s history, career outlook, job benefits and work culture. “The welding industry is...
September 20, 2023
Texas Instruments holds employer spotlight for students at TSTC’s Marshall campus
(MARSHALL, Texas) – Three employees of Texas Instruments — equipment engineers Jimmy Carter and Danny Culver and campus recruiting manager Eric Batten — hosted three employer spotlights at Texas State Technical College’s Marshall campus on Thursday, Sept. 14.  An average of 17 students, most of whom were from TSTC’s Automation and Controls Technology program, Process...
August 23, 2023
Samsung visits TSTC for employer spotlight
(ROSENBERG, Texas) – Representatives from Samsung Semiconductor visited with some Texas State Technical College Electrical Power and Controls students during an employer spotlight at TSTC’s Fort Bend County campus on Aug. 3. The students are in their final semester of the program. The Samsung Semiconductor representatives highlighted the benefits of working at their company, covering...
August 13, 2023
US Med-Equip donates equipment to TSTC’s Biomedical Equipment Technology program
(HARLINGEN, Texas) – Innovations in medical equipment technology are leading to life-changing results for patients, and that is how Texas State Technical College is raising the bar for one of its allied health programs. Recently US Med-Equip donated more than 25 pieces of medical equipment to be used by students in the Biomedical Equipment Technology...
August 13, 2023
Best Block donates materials to TSTC’s Building Construction Technology program
(HARLINGEN, Texas) – At Texas State Technical College, the formula to a great-paying career for some students starts by training with industry-standard equipment and materials to prepare for competition at the SkillsUSA Texas Postsecondary Leadership and Skills Conference and, ultimately, the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference. Recently Best Block, a Quikrete company, donated three...
August 6, 2023
TSTC students accept job opportunities with regional airline company
(HARLINGEN, Texas) – At Texas State Technical College, August is a time to celebrate the highly skilled graduates who will enter the Texas workforce, and now two Aircraft Powerplant Technology students are the recipients of new career opportunities. Abel Cazares and Fernando Espinoza, each of whom is pursuing an Associate of Applied Science degree, have...
July 31, 2023
Prolec GE Waukesha holds employer spotlight for TSTC Electrical Lineworker and Management students
Recruiter Norris Chamberlain of Prolec GE Waukesha hosted a 20-minute employer spotlight at Texas State Technical College’s Marshall campus on Wednesday, July 26. An astounding 62 Electrical Lineworker and Management Technology students attended the seminar. The workload of Prolec GE Waukesha — known primarily for manufacturing power transformers — has nearly tripled over the last...
June 29, 2023
Austin hotel enables TSTC students to get quality kitchen experience
(AUSTIN, Texas) – The Renaissance Austin Hotel on Arboretum Boulevard has a need for kitchen staff, and it has been looking to Texas State Technical College’s Culinary Arts program  to fill some of those positions. Current TSTC students Francisco Delatorre, of Round Rock, and Jacob Johnson, of Pflugerville, along with soon-to-be-returning student Melanie Robnett, of...
June 15, 2023
Austin company looks to TSTC to fill automation positions
(AUSTIN, Texas) – An Austin company is utilizing Texas State Technical College as a resource to fill critical positions needed to keep operations running smoothly. Flex is a multinational contract manufacturer that partners with many different companies across multiple industries. Flex pioneers within industries such as automotive, aerospace, computer hardware, medical devices, and renewable/solar. One...
June 7, 2023
Prolec GE Waukesha visits TSTC for employer spotlight
(ROSENBERG, Texas) – Representatives from Prolec GE Waukesha, one of the largest U.S. manufacturers of power transformers, visited with more than 20 students at Texas State Technical College’s Fort Bend County campus on Thursday, June 1. There were two sessions, one for Welding Technology students and the other for Electrical Lineworker and Management Technology students....
May 23, 2023
NOV Hydra Rig visits TSTC Welding Technology students
(RED OAK, Texas) – Representatives from NOV Hydra Rig, a coiled tubing, nitrogen and snubbing equipment manufacturer in Fort Worth, visited Texas State Technical College’s North Texas campus Tuesday, May 16, to speak with Welding Technology students about career opportunities. The representatives discussed the company, job opportunities and benefits, and emphasized the company’s focus on...
March 31, 2023
Saber Power visits TSTC for employer spotlight
(ROSENBERG, Texas) – Representatives from Saber Power Services LLC visited with more than 30 students at Texas State Technical College’s Fort Bend County campus on Wednesday, March 29. Most of the students in attendance were from the Electrical Power and Controls program, with a few from the Robotics and Industrial Controls Technology program. The representatives...
March 13, 2023
TSTC Diesel Equipment students learn about jobs with United Rentals
(RED OAK, Texas) – Representatives from United Rentals presented information about their company to about 30 second-semester Diesel Equipment Technology students at Texas State Technical College on Monday, March 6. The representatives discussed internship and job opportunities and the need for people with the skills that the students are learning at TSTC. “We are looking...
March 10, 2023
Texas Instruments visits TSTC in Fort Bend County for employer spotlight
(ROSENBERG, Texas) – Representatives from Dallas-based Texas Instruments visited with more than 30 students at Texas State Technical College’s Fort Bend County campus on Wednesday, March 8. Students in attendance were from a variety of programs, including Electrical Power and Controls, Industrial Systems and Robotics and Industrial Controls Technology. The representatives highlighted the benefits of...
March 9, 2023
Saber Power visits TSTC’s North Texas campus for employer spotlight
(RED OAK, Texas) – Texas State Technical College’s North Texas campus hosted representatives from Houston-based electrical engineering and construction services company Saber Power for an employer spotlight on Monday, March 6. About 16 students from TSTC’s Electrical Power and Controls and Industrial Systems programs sat in on Saber Power’s presentation about the company and what...
March 6, 2023
TSTC Nursing program hosts area hospital for employer spotlight
(HARLINGEN, Texas) – Some Texas State Technical College Nursing students recently learned about potential careers that await them after they graduate. Representatives from Harlingen Medical Center discussed the company’s job outlook, culture, employee turnover rate, tuition reimbursement and other key topics. “Our hospital employs more than 600 people for professions such as electricians, radiology technicians,...
February 13, 2023
TSTC Mechatronics Technology students learn about job opportunities with major manufacturer
(HARLINGEN, Texas) – A group of Mechatronics Technology students at Texas State Technical College’s Harlingen campus recently heard about job opportunities at the new Samsung Austin Semiconductor production facility in Taylor. During the recruitment visit, representatives from Samsung Electronics discussed the company’s job outlook and work culture. Brian Reckart, master technician for Samsung Electronics, said...
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