Fort Bend Aggie Moms’ Club scholarship application is now open

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Every year, the Fort Bend Aggie Moms’ Club raises funds throughout the year to award scholarships to deserving students attending Texas A&M University – College Station, Galveston or Blinn TEAM. The scholarship program seeks to recognize and reward Texas A&M University students who are proficient in academics, involved in purposeful activities outside the classroom with […]

TSTC’s Fort Bend County campus sees first graduates

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Degrees earned in precision machining technology There are two students from Texas State Technical College in Fort Bend County who made history on Friday by being the first to graduate from TSTC’s new Industrial Technology Center. Chris Calmes and Salman Maredia both earned their associate degrees in precision machining technology during the commencement ceremony held […]

@FtBendAthletics: College Station ends Marshall’s playoff run, Stafford falls by a point

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By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star In a 14-game season, the good and bad bounces of the football will even out for a team. But in any given five-second span of time, you can throw out the laws of probability. With 22 seconds to go in the third quarter, a College Station punt […]

Memphis upsets Houston 48-44, Herman heads to UT

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By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star The University of Houston started out slow, made a furious comeback, but fell short at the end of the game, losing to Memphis 48-44. Also on Saturday, Tom Herman resigned as head coach at the University of Houston to take a similar position at the University of […]

HCC Rising Leaders Conference creates new opportunities in Fort Bend County

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Chase Untermeyer, international business consultant, speaks to high school students and their parents from Fort Bend Independent School District and Stafford Municipal School District during the inaugural Rising Leaders Conference at the HCC Stafford Campus. The Rising Leaders Conference showcased the HCC Honors College and its recent expansion to HCC Southwest.

In a packed room at the Houston Community College (HCC) Stafford Campus, more than 100 high school students and their parents learned about the HCC Honors College and the opportunity to complete the first two years of college at no expense to their families. Stafford High School sophomore, Nia Scott, was among the crowd of […]

Houston beats Tulane 30-18

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By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star The University of Houston Cougars recovered a fumbled punt in the end zone just 77 seconds into the game and went on to defeat Tulane 30-18. With No. 3 ranked Louisville coming to TDECU Stadium on Thursday night, the big question for the Cougars is the health […]

UH comes from behind to beat Central Florida

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By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Just when the Cougars’ season was starting to swirl down the drain, the players who are expected to make plays, finally made some plays, and the University of Houston came back to defeat the University of Central Florida 31-24 Saturday. UH was behind 24-3 with 13:05 to […]

UH System regents approve development of new campus in Katy

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Working to expand higher education opportunities in Katy and West Houston, the University of Houston System has announced plans to purchase 46 acres and build a state-of-the-art academic building in the fast-growing suburban area. The new site will be known as UHS University Park. UH System regents approved the purchase Thursday. “This purchase signals a […]

WCJC associate degree nursing program graduates 24 students

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Wharton County Junior College recently graduated 24 students from its associate of applied science degree in nursing program. The graduates pictured front row left to right include: Marisol Medrano of Sugar Land, Shelbie Dreymala of Blessing, Amanda Herrera of Eagle Lake, Angela Gooch of Winchester, Symra Hurd of Rosenberg, Adriana Mandala of Sugar Land, Alejandra […]

HCC offers Houston free Dual Credit classes  

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At the January meeting of the Houston Community College (HCC) Board of Trustees, the Board unanimously approved a first-of-its-kind plan to waive the out-of-district fees for Dual Credit students. Beginning with the fall semester, any high school student in the Greater Houston region can enroll in the Dual Credit program at HCC at no cost. […]

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