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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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June 13, 2024
Personal challenges strengthen TSTC Chemical Dependency Counseling instructors’ resolve to help others
(MARSHALL, Texas) – Three Texas State Technical College graduates, Ivy Delong, Amy Gonzales and Jamie Thompson, proved that the path to success can be found even in the hardest of times and now are instructors for the college’s Chemical Dependency Counseling program. Connie Schaaf, director of alignment and program team lead for the program, said...
February 14, 2024
TSTC holds annual Community Resource Fair for students
(MARSHALL, Texas) – Texas State Technical College’s Marshall campus hosted its annual Community Resource Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 14. A total of 25 tables displayed resources that are available both on and off campus to help TSTC students. “We set up the Community Resource Fair to allow students the exposure to all of the resources...
February 8, 2024
TSTC counselor connects to the past and inspires for the future
(ROSENBERG, Texas) – There is a lot to learn from those who came before. Justice Johnson, the Counseling and Mental Health Services counselor for Texas State Technical College’s Fort Bend County campus, finds that much of her strength comes from her knowledge of her ancestors. “My family inspires me,” Johnson said. “My family is deeply...
February 4, 2024
TSTC counselors ready to help students overcome roadblocks
(HARLINGEN, Texas) – The stress of being a first-time college student, difficulty balancing school and work, and isolation can all be reasons why students might need someone to talk to. Texas State Technical College counselors Brandi Cruz and Angela Dunn are ready to help students with these and other problems in their jobs at TSTC’s...
January 31, 2024
TSTC students turn doing what they love into careers
(MARSHALL, Texas) – According to Apollo Technical, 65% of workers in the United States are satisfied with their jobs, but only 20% say they are passionate about them. Texas State Technical College instructors and staff not only want their students to find higher-paying jobs, they want them to pursue what fascinates them. “If you truly...
December 18, 2023
TSTC students benefit from counselor’s extensive military counseling experience
(MARSHALL, Texas) – Growing up in a military family, Texas State Technical College Counseling and Mental Health Services counselor Angela Bross once dreamed of flying helicopters for the U.S. Coast Guard.  Unable to enlist due to health reasons, Bross discovered another way to serve: military counseling. “I found that I was interested in how the...
September 25, 2023
TSTC counselors can help students in several way
(ABILENE, Texas) – Texas State Technical College’s counselors work to become trusted allies of students. Amy Buchanan, a TSTC Counseling and Mental Health Services counselor for the college’s four West Texas campuses, said her responsibility is to help students — especially those in their first year of college — cope with different situations. “Life doesn’t...
September 19, 2023
TSTC recognizes Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
(RED OAK, Texas) – Texas State Technical College’s North Texas campus held an event on Tuesday, Sept. 12, to recognize Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and familiarize students with the counseling and mental health resources that TSTC provides. Shanta Williams, a counselor for TSTC, recently answered some questions about suicide, mental health, and what to be...
September 15, 2023
The importance of mental health: TSTC offers resources to help fight negative emotions
(MARSHALL, Texas) – Texas State Technical College is about new beginnings. Most students are taking their first steps into their professional lives while being on their own for the first time. There is little time to take in the new environment before classes, homework, bills and roommates come into play. Facing so many changes so...
September 7, 2023
Students should monitor mental health, TSTC counselor says
(ROSENBERG, Texas) – For many college students, gaining an education is an opportunity to better themselves and further their career goals. But doing so can come with a lot of stress and anxiety. Taking care of oneself and managing stress is critical to a successful life, and Justice Johnson, the counselor in the Counseling and...
September 3, 2023
New students ready for college experience at TSTC’s Harlingen campus
(HARLINGEN, Texas) – While the early morning sun peeked through the glistening trees around Texas State Technical College’s Harlingen campus, new students embraced the first day of the fall semester on Monday, Aug. 28. Karolina Flores, of McAllen, is pursuing an Associate of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene. She was ready to begin her...
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