All Previous Events

All Previous Events

Heart Centered Leadership Lecture Series
Heart Centered Leadership Lecture Series, presented by Susan Steinbrecher.  Please join us, Thursday, February 14 at 4:00 pm in the Pecan Campus Library Rainbow Room.

2018 Veterans Expo
Please join us, Thursday, November 15, 2018, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the South Texas College Pecan Campus Library for the 2018 Veteran’s Expo

National Novel Writing Month Lecture Series Presents: Daniel Chacon
Please join us, Thursday, November 8 at 6:00 pm, as we welcome Mr. Daniel Chacón.

Harvest of Health-Treasure Your Health
Please join us Thursday, November 15th from 4-7 pm at the Nursing & Allied Health Campus for Harvest of Health.

Jose de la Luz Saenz Lecture Series Presents – Dr. Edward Westermann
Please join us, Wednesday, November 14 at 6:00 pm at the Pecan Campus Library Rainbow Room.

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month
Please join us at the Mid-Valley Campus, Pecan Campus, Starr Campus Library and at the Technology Campus Auditorium for a presentation about the resources you need to stay safe and secure online.

Family Reading Night 2018
Please join us at the South Texas College Mid-Valley Campus Library at its annual “Family Reading Night” on Wednesday, Oct. 17 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The free event, which is open to the public, is held in conjunction with Reading Week.

Hispanic Heritage Month Film Series Presents
Join us for a multi-library viewing of the films “Latino Americans” and "The Rise and Fall of the Brown Buffalo" Sept. 18-19 as part of the Library’s Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations.

recycling, misconceptions

Misconceptions of Recycling
Have you ever wondered what the City of McAllen Recycling Center does, if so, here’s your chance to learn some new things or to refresh yourself with some of the “Misconceptions of Recycling” Join us, Wednesday, April 25 at 10:00 am at the Pecan Campus Library Rainbow Room, Mr. Marco Ortiz from McAllen’s Recycling Center […]

Veterans Expo 2018
Please join us, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the South Texas College Pecan Campus Library for the 2018 Veteran’s Expo.  Come learn about the services provided by STC to help you succeed.  Some participating agencies will be: Texas Veterans Commission Employers seeking Veterans Veterans of Foreign Wars American Legion […]

National Poetry Month Lecture Series Presents Jose Antonio Rodriguez
April is National Poetry Month it is the largest literary celebration in the world, with tens of millions of readers, students, K-12 teachers, librarians, booksellers, literary events curators, publishers, bloggers, and, of course, poets marking poetry’s important place in our culture and our lives. Please join us, April 19, 2018 at the Mid-Valley Campus Auditorium […]

National Library Week, Open House 2018

South Texas College Libraries Open House 2018
The South Texas College Library joins libraries nationwide in celebrating National Library Week, a time to highlight the value of libraries, librarians and library workers. Libraries today are more than repositories for books and other resources. Often the heart of their communities, libraries are deeply committed to the places where their patrons live, work and […]

Women’s History Month Jovita Gonzalez Lecture Series
March is Nationally recognized as Women’s History Month, South Texas College Libraries will be hosting several events to celebrate Women’s History Month.  We begin with Ms. Barbara Cigarroa, Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 6:00 pm at the Pecan Campus Library Rainbow Room.  She will be speaking to us about her book “A Mexican Dream and Other […]

Flyer for Black History Month

Black History Month
The South Texas College Library has a variety of activities scheduled throughout the month of February to celebrate Black History Month. Festivities kick off on Wednesday, February 7, with guest speaker presentation from Dr. Dawson Barrett, Youth Activism from SNCC to Black Lives. The presentations will be at 6:00 p.m. at the Pecan Campus Library Rainbow […]

International Games Day @ Your Library
National Games Day was started by Jenny Levine and Scott Nicholson in 2007. This free event grew out of an idea to attempt to set a world’s record for the number of people playing the same game at the same time at libraries around the world. National Games Day became International Games Day (IGD) in 2012 and International Games […]

Jose de la Luz Saenz Lecture Series Presents – Dr. Anthony Quiroz
The Center for Mexican American Studies and Library Services presents “José de la Luz Saenz Veterans Lecture Series” an author talk followed by a book signing with Dr. Anthony Quiroz, his lecture entitled “Let All of Them Take Heed” Activism and the Ongoing Struggle for Equality.  The event will take place, Wednesday, November 8 at 6:00 pm […]

Harvest of Health-Supporting Lives One System At A Time
Please come and enjoy the fun! South Texas College Nursing and Allied Health Division Invites you to the 10th Annual Harvest of Health “Supporting Lives One System at a Time” STC’s Nursing and Allied Health Community Outreach Committee will host the event. It is a great way to see what types of programs NAH offers […]

Veteran’s Expo 2017
Please join us, Wednesday, November 8, 2017, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the South Texas College Pecan Campus Library for the 2017  Veteran’s Expo.  Come learn about the services provided by STC to help you succeed.  Some participating agencies will be: Texas Veterans Commission Employers seeking Veterans Veterans of Foreign Wars American Legion […]

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month
National Cyber Security Awareness Month October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month which is an annual campaign to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. The Internet touches almost all aspects of everyone’s daily life, whether we realize it or not. National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is designed to engage and educate public and […]

Family Reading Night
Want to find some fun entertainment for the entire family? Your local library is a good place to start. And you can get to know your South Texas College Mid-Valley Campus Library at its annual “Family Reading Night” on Wednesday, Oct. 18 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The free event, which is open to the […]

National Voter Registration Day – Tuesday, September 26, 2017
With Local Elections Looming, Group Calls on Community Partners to Hold National Voter Registration Day Drives Washington, DC – In advance of this year’s municipal and statewide elections, 2,000 groups across the country will mobilize to celebrate National Voter Registration Day on September 26, 2017. The National Voter Registration Day Steering Committee is calling on […]

Hispanic Heritage Film Series
“Precious Knowledge: Fighting for Mexican American Studies In Arizona Schools” and  “Stolen Education: The Legacy of Hispanic Racism in School” will be shown at four of our campus libraries throughout the months of September and October to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

Hispanic Heritage Month Lecture Series – Dr. Benjamin Johnson
Please join us, Thursday, October 12 at the Pecan Campus Library Rainbow Room at 6:00 pm Dr. Benjamin Johnson, teaches history at Loyola University Chicago. A member of the Texas Institute of Letters, he is author of Revolution in Texas: How a Forgotten Rebellion and Its Bloody Suppression Turned Mexicans Into Americans.

Hispanic Heritage Month Lecture Series – Jennifer De Leon
Please join us, Thursday, October 5, 2017, at the Mid-Valley Campus Auditorium G-191 at 10:00 am and Pecan Campus Library Rainbow Room at 6:00 pm Jennifer De Leon is an author, editor, speaker, and creative writing instructor who lives in Boston. She is the editor of Wise Latinas: Writers on Higher Education, published by the University of Nebraska Press, and […]

Hispanic Heritage Month Lecture Series – Valentin Sandoval
Please join us, Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at the Mid-Valley Campus Auditorium G-191 at 3 pm, Wednesday, October 4 at the Starr County Campus Library at 10:00 am and Pecan Campus Library Rainbow Room at 5:00 pm Mr. Valentin Sandoval was born in Juarez, Mexico. He currently lives in El Paso, Texas and is a commercial videographer.  […]

Hispanic Heritage Month Lecture Series – Dr. Timothy P. Bowman
Please join us, Monday, October 2, 2017, at the Pecan Campus Library Rainbow Room at 6:00 pm.   Dr. Timothy P. Bowman, Americo Paredes Book Award Recipient for his book entitled Blood Orange: Colonialism and Agriculture in the South Texas Borderlands.  

Hispanic Heritage Month Lecture Series – Dr. Cathryn J. Merla-Watson
Please join us, Wednesday, September 27, 2017, at the Starr Campus Library at 10:00 am & Pecan Campus Library Rainbow Room at 6:00 pm Dr. Cathryn J. Merla-Watson is a former Ford Foundation Diversity Fellow and is currently an Assistant Professor in the Literatures and Cultural Studies Department and affiliate faculty in Women and Gender Studies […]

South Texas College Libraries Open House 2017
The South Texas College Library joins libraries nationwide in celebrating National Library Week, a time to highlight the value of libraries, librarians and library workers. Libraries today are more than repositories for books and other resources. Often the heart of their communities, libraries are deeply committed to the places where their patrons live, work and […]

Women in Tejano: Past, Present & Future
South Texas College Mid-Valley library will be featuring on Wednesday, March 29 at 10:00am in G-191 a Women of Tejano artist panel for Women’s History Month. Then join us at 12:00 pm at the South Texas College Pecan Campus Courtyard for live performances of the three visiting artists.    

Women’s History Month Film Festival
Our Pecan Campus Library will be commemorating Women’s History Month by featuring the movie Suffragette.  This movie will be shown on Monday, March 20, 2017 at 10:00am & 5:30 pm, in F-102  Our Mid-Valley Campus Library will be commemorating Women’s History Month by featuring the movie Suffragette.  This movie will be shown on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 […]

Black History Month Film Screening: Black & Cuba
Black and Cuba follows street-smart Ivy League students who are outcasts at their elite university, as they band together and adventure to Cuba to see if revolution is truly possible. Intent on sharing their experiences, the students film their journey through the streets of Havana and Santiago. They observe the literal signs of revolution—“¡Venceremos! We Will […]

Black History Month Film Series
The South Texas College Library will be hosting a film series throughout the month of February to celebrate Black History Month. Pecan Campus Library, Rainbow Room          Loving, Monday, Feb. 20 at 1:00 pm         Southside With You, Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 10:00 am Mid-Valley Campus Library, CLE Room A-105             Loving, Tuesday, Feb. 21 at […]

From Wrestling Cows to Educating Astronauts to Writing LesFic: “A Tale of Taking the Less Obvious Career Path”
Lacey L. Schmidt, Ph.D. is an Industrial-Organizational Psychology consultant who specializes in team building and leadership assessment and development. She conducts individual assessments as well as designs and implements assessment centers and work samples to help clients make key hiring, promotion, and training and development decisions. She also conducts organizational development assessments and provides coaching […]

Jose de la Luz Saenz Veterans Lecture Series Presents” Dr. Selfa Chew”
  The Center for Mexican American Studies and Library Services presents “José de la Luz Saenz Veterans Lecture Series” an author talk followed by a book signing with Dr. Selfa Chew.  This event will take place, Thursday, November 10 at 1:00pm in G-191 Mid-Valley Auditorium G-191 & at 6:00 pm at the Pecan Campus Library Rainbow Room. […]

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the STC Libraries
South Texas College’s annual Hispanic Heritage Month festivities will get underway on this September with several campus-wide activities, including the “Pláticas Sol de Aztlan Lecture Series” that will feature several award-winning authors. Hispanic Heritage Month is officially celebrated across the country from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. The STC library events during the month-long celebration […]

National Library Week @ STC 2016 Open House
The South Texas College Library joins libraries nationwide in celebrating National Library Week, a time to highlight the value of libraries, librarians and library workers.   Libraries today are more than repositories for books and other resources. Often the heart of their communities, libraries are deeply committed to the places where their patrons live, work […]

National Poetry Month Speaker Series
  The South Texas College Library and English Department would like to invite you to join us to attend the month of April’s speaker series. We will have award-winning poets Laurie Ann Guerrero and Rossy Lima here to speak to our students and community on their works. Please spread the word. Laurie Ann Guerrero Monday, […]

National Poetry Month Events at Starr Campus Library
Please join us Wednesday, April 6 at 10:00 am for a special book/author talk Cantos del alma y del corazón—Poesía Original a collection of 50 Spanish poems will be presented by Dr. María Alma González Pérez. The poems express feelings and emotions from personal experience and provides the reader with a sensitive, yet realistic perspective […]

Women’s History Month Film Festival “A Ballerina’s Tale”
Please join us, Wednesday, March 30 at 12:00 pm for a movie screening of “A Ballerina’s Tale” at the Mid-Valley Campus Library E-135  A feature documentary on African American ballerina Misty Copeland that examines her prodigious rise, her potentially career ending injury alongside themes of race and body image in the elite ballet world.

Women’s History Month Film Festival “A Ballerina’s Tale”
Please join us, Thursday, March 31 at 1:00 pm for a movie screening of “A Ballerina’s Tale” at the Pecan Campus Rainbow Room (Library 2nd floor) A feature documentary on African American ballerina Misty Copeland that examines her prodigious rise, her potentially career ending injury alongside themes of race and body image in the elite […]

“The Long Walk Home” — Movie Screening
March 29 at 11am - Pecan - Rainbow Room

Women’s History Month Jovita Gonzalez Lecture Series
Don’t forget about these great events celebrating Women’s History Month! Cassandra Rincones, Associate Professor of History, joined LSC-Kingwood in 2013. Prior to that, she had taught at South Texas College for seven years. Rincones earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Texas A&M University in Kingsville. She holds a Master of Arts degree […]

Black History Month
Feb. 15- 11:00 am, Movie Showing "BESSIE" at Technology Campus Library
Feb. 15- 1:00 pm, Guest Speakers at Mid-Valley Campus Library
Feb. 15- 6:00 pm, Guest Speakers at Pecan Campus Rainbow Room
Feb. 17- 12:00 pm, Movie Showing "The Pursuit of Happyness" Mid-Valley Campus Library
Feb. 17- 12:00 pm, Movie Showing "SELMA" STARR Campus Library
Feb. 18- 12:00 pm, Movie Showing "SELMA" Pecan Campus F-102

Movie: Inside Out
Nov. 16- 11:00 am, TECH Campus Library
Nov. 17- 1:00 pm, Pecan Campus Library-F102
Nov. 18- 9:00 am, Mid-Valley Campus Library
Nov. 18- 12:00 pm, STARR Campus Library
Nov. 19-4:00 pm, NAH Campus Library

Hispanic Medal of Honor Exhibit
South Texas College is proud to house this exhibit in honor of our veterans, at the Mid-Valley campus, the exhibit will be in the Atrium in building G and at the Pecan Campus Library The exhibit will be at the Pecan Campus Library from October 12-16, 2015. The Hispanic Medal of Honor Society is dedicated to promoting an […]

Family Reading Night at Mid-Valley 10/21/2015
Want to find some fun entertainment for the entire family? Your local library is a good place to start. And you can get to know your South Texas College Mid-Valley Campus Library at its annual “Family Reading Night” on Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The free event, which is open to the […]

“McFarland USA” – Movie Screening
Sept. 28 at 11am - Tech Library
Sept. 28 at 12pm - Starr Library
Sept. 29 at 1pm - Pecan - F-102
Sept. 30 at 12pm - MidValley Library

John Valadez, filmmaker, presents “The Head Of Joaquin Murrieta”
Film screening followed by Q&A with director.
When: Sept. 22 at 6:00 pm
Where: Pecan Campus Library Rainbow Rm

Felipe Hinojosa “Latino Mennonites: Civil Rights, Faith, and Evangelical Culture”
= Americo Paredes Book Award =
Booksigning after lecture.
When: Sept. 30 at 6:00 pm
Where: Pecan Campus Library Rainbow Rm

Antonia Castañeda “Writing Chicanas Into History”
Booksigning following event.
When: Oct. 5 at 10:00 am
Where: MidValley Library

When: Oct. 5 at 6:00 pm
Where: Pecan Library

Lalo Alcaraz – “Border Town” Screening and Q&A
Oct. 19 at 11:30 am - Mid-Valley library
Oct. 19 at 6 pm - Pecan library
Oct. 20 at 11 am - Starr campus auditorium

Presentations: Stephanie Fielding “Reviving Heritage Through Language”
Mar. 30th- 11:30 am, MidValley Library
Mar. 31st- 6:00 pm, Pecan Library

Movie: Selena at Starr Library on 20th Anniversary
March 31
Time- 12:00 pm at Starr Campus Library

Presentation: “Border Contraband: A History of Smuggling Across the Rio Grande”
April 6
- Time- 1:00 pm at MidValley library
- Time- 6:00 pm at Pecan Library
April 7
- Time- 10:00 am at Starr Library

“Twenty Feet from Stardom” screening for Women’s History Month
Mar. 25th- 1:00 pm, Pecan Library
Mar. 26th- 10 am & 11:30 am, MidValley Library

Maria Agui Carter, filmmaker, presents “Rebel: Secret Soldier of the Civil War”
When: Mar. 16th
Time: 1:00 pm - at MidValley Auditorium
Time: 6:00 pm - at Pecan Campus Library

Karen Abbott: “Liar Temptress Soldier Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War”
When: Mar. 4th
Time: 1:00 pm - at MidValley Auditorium
Time: 6:00 pm - at Pecan Campus Library

New York Times Bestselling Author

Dr. W. Marvin Dulaney: “Deep in the Heart of Black Texas”
When: Feb. 26th
Time: 1:00 pm - at MidValley Auditorium
Time: 6:00 pm - at Pecan Campus Library

Black History Month Film Festival
Films include
- "42: the Jackie Robinson Story,"
- "Fruitvale Station," and
- "The Butler."

Click on this link for a full listing of movies.

Nov. 24 – “Miss Representation” Screening at Pecan
On Nov. 24th at 1:00 pm and at 5:30 pm, there will be a screening of "Miss Representation" at the Pecan campus at the D-Auditorium.

Nov 20 – The Real History of Thanksgiving and Make-Your-Own-Turkey at MidValley
On Nov 20 watch the movie The Real History of Thanksgiving along with a Make Your Own Turkey Craft at the MidValley Library.

Women’s Studies Film Festival – Fall 2014, at Pecan
The STC Women's Studies Group is hosting a series of documentary films on Nov. 13 and Nov. 19 at the Pecan campus at the D-Auditorium.

WWI Centennial – Emilio Zamora “The WWI Diary of Jose de la Luz Saenz”
Dr. Emilio Zamora will join us to discuss the WWI diary of José de la Luz Sáenz and help us commemorate the centennial of WWI.

Family Reading Night – Oct. 22 @ 5:30
Event encouraging families to read together. Festivities include STC Ballet Folkórico, book distribution, Teensy Weensy the Clown, face painting, and a variety of arts and crafts activities.

“Cesar’s Last Fast” screening with director – Nov. 3
Join us for a special screening of the film Cesar's Last Fast with the director of the film Richard Perez at MidValley and Pecan. The film is about the private sacrifice and spiritual conviction behind Cesar Chavez’s struggle for the humane treatment of America’s farm workers

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the STC Libraries
STC's annual Hispanic Heritage Month festivities will include lectures, poetry, and movies.

Hispanic Heritage Month – Film Festival
We will be screening movies including the acclaimed feature "Cesar Chavez" and the documentary "Rebel: Secret Soldier of the American Civil War".

Preserving Historias Familiares – Sept 22-24 – Hispanic Heritage Month at STC
Sept. 22-24 Teresa Palomo Acosta will present her lecture, “Preserving Historias Familiares: An Oral History Workshop" at the Starr, Pecan, and MidValley campuses.

Voices of the Border: Poetry Event – Sept 30
Sept. 30 at 6pm at the Pecan Campus Library Rainbow Room, Rio Grande Valley distinguished poets, Emmy Perez, Lina Suarez, Erika Garza and Issac Chavarria will read at STC Pecan Campus library’s poetry event, “Voices of the Border.”

Tim Z. Hernandez to visit STC – Oct 2
Tim Z. Hernandez will visit STC to discuss his novel "Mañana Means Heaven."

Alfonso Gonzales – Oct 16 – Hispanic Heritage Month at STC
On Oct. 16 @ 6 p.m. at the Pecan Library, Alfonso Gonzales will give a presentation and receive the Américo Paredes Book Award for his book "Reform Without Justice: Latino Migrant Politics and the Homeland Security State".

Sonia Nazario – Oct. 18 – STC Hispanic Heritage Month
Pulitzer Prize winning author Sonia Nazario will present at the Pecan Library on Oct. 18 at 12pm for her book "Enrique’s Journey: The True Story of a Boy Determined to Reunite with His Mother".

National Library Week @ STC 2014 Open House
When: April 21 to April 24, 2014
Where: See post for more details.

April 1 – “Forgotten Dead” Presentation by Dr. William Carrigan
When: April 1, 2014 @ 6:00 PM
Where: STC Pecan Library Rainbow Room

Sandy Lessig “Through Their Eyes” Sandy Lessig – March 26 at 6pm
When: March 26, 2014 @ 4:00 PM
Where: STC Pecan Campus Cooper Center Auditorium

Film: Inequality For All – March 25 at 6pm
When: March 25, 2014 @ 6:00 PM
Where: STC Pecan Campus D Auditorium

Women’s History Month visit from Ana Castillo and Leticia Garza Falcon
When: March 26, 2014 @ 6:00 PM
Where: STC Pecan Campus Library Rainbow Room

Author Visit – Ron Cooper
When: March 20, 2014 @ 4:00 PM
Where: STC Pecan Campus Library Rainbow Room

Ana Castillo to visit STC for Women’s History Month
When: March 4 to March 5, 2014
Where: STC Pecan, Starr County & Mid-Valley Campuses

Black History Month Movies – Created Equal
When: February 2014
Where: See post for more details.

Author Visit – Milcha Sanchez-Scott & Alvaro Rodriguez
When: February 18, 2014 @ 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Where: STC Pecan Campus Library Rainbow Room

Author Visit – Phong Nguyen
When: February 13, 2014 @ 4:00 PM
Where: STC Pecan Campus Library Rainbow Room

“Created Equal” Black History Month Celebration
When: February 2014
Where: Please see post for more details.

Book Launch for STC Faculty
When: November 19 to November 21, 2014
Where: See post for more details.

Film “Koran by Heart” – Bridging Cultures Bookshelf
South Texas College Library will host a free film screening of Koran By Heart a resources from the Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys, a collection of materials from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the American Library Association (ALA). The movie will be free and open to the community and is scheduled for […]

Movies for Hispanic Heritage Month at your campus
Join the library for a screening of The Latino List this week, and Walkout next week. The Latino List will be shown at: Pecan Library, room F-102 – Oct. 2nd at 1:30 pm MidValley Library – Oct. 2nd at 12:00 pm Starr campus library – Oct. 2nd at 12:00 pm Technology campus library – Oct. […]

Hispanic Heritage Month Speakers
When: September to October 2013
Where:Click post to view more details.

Filmmaker Laura Varela at Starr – April 2nd
When: April 2, 2013 @ 1:00 PM
Where: STC Starr County Campus Auditorium

STC Libraries Recieve Muslim Journeys Grant
When: April 2 - 18, 2013
Where: Click post for more details.

Reknowned Poet, Kevin Prufer to Visit STC Library
When:April 4, 2013 @ 4:00 PM
Where: STC Pecan Campus Library Rainbow Room

Celebrate Women’s History Month with these great speakers!
When: March 2013
Where: See post for more details.

Check out Christopher Davis Discussing Black History Month on Action 4 News
When: February 2013
Where: STC Pecan Campus Library Rainbow Room

Movies for Black History Month at the Library
Celebrate Black History Month by catching one of these great movies at your campus! Check out a preview of “Black in Latin America” (or click here): Watch Black in Latin America’s Henry Louis Gates on PBS. See more from Black in Latin America. Check out a preview of “The Help” (or click here):

Celebrate Black History Month
When: February 2013
Where:Please see post for more details

Jan Seale, Texas Poet Laureate, to visit STC Libraries
When: November 27 to 29, 2012
Where: See post for more details.

Poet Simon Ortiz to visit on Nov. 1
When: November 1, 2012
Where: STC Mid-Vally Auditorium @ 2:00 PM & Pecan Library Rainbow Room @ 6:00 PM

Movies for Hispanic Heritage Month at the Library
Check out a preview of “A Class Apart”: And a preview of “A Better Life”:

Kathy Vargas art talks on Sept. 13
When: September to October 2012
Where: See post for more details.

Hispanic Heritage Month Speakers
When:September 2012
Where: See post for more details.

Movies for Women’s History Month
Celebrate Women’s History Month by catching one of these great movies at your campus!

Women’s History Month at Pecan and MidValley Library
When: March 2012
Where: See post for more details.

Barbara Renaud Gonzalez reading – Feb 23 @ 5:30 pm at Pecan Campus Rainbow Room
When: February 23, 2012 @ 5:30 PM
Where: STC Pecan Library Rainbow Room

Celebrate Black History Month with these events
When: February 2012
Where: See post for more details.

Event: “El Primer Congreso Mexicanista” a Centennial Commemoration
When: November 21, 201 1 @ 6:00 PM
Where: STC Pecan Library Rainbow Room

Jose de la Luz Saenz Veterans Lecture Series
When: November 7 to 10, 2011
Where: See post for more details.

Chinese Film Festival !!!
Hello again Readers! As if one Film Festival wasn’t enough! I’m here again to announce a SECOND Film Festival that will take place during the month of October at the Pecan Campus. You’re Invited … to the CHINESE FILM FESTIVAL! Who: Admission is open to the public What: Chinese Movies! Where: Ann Richards Administration Building Auditorium […]

Hispanic Heritage Month Film Festival
Good Morning Readers! Not too long ago, we shared with you a flyer full of information about our wonderful speakers for Hispanic Heritage Month. Then, we promised you more if you would stay tuned… and now… Here’s MORE! Now that we have wrapped up the beginning of our speaker series, before we launch into the […]

Author Manuel Medrano Talk at the MidValley Library
When: September 22, 2011
Where: STC Mid-Valley Campus Library

Author Talk for Hector P. Garcia Day at Pecan Library
When: September 21, 2011 @ 6:00 PM
Where: STC Pecan Library

New Art Exhibit & Art Talk: Santa Barraza!
When: September 15 @ 11:30 AM & 6:00 PM
Where: STC Pecan Library Rainbow Room

Hispanic Heritage Month Speakers
When: September 2011
Where:See post for more details.

Event: 150th Anniversary of Mexican-American Involvement in the Civil War
When: April 11, 2011
Where: STC Mid- Valley & Pecan Campus Library

Author Barbara Renaud Gonzalez visit March 30
This March the South Texas College Library and the Mexican American Studies Program are honored to host award winning author Barbara Renaud Gonzalez Renaud. Ms. Renaud Gonzalez will be talking about her book Golondrina, why did you leave me? and her other writings. The novel Golondrina, why did you leave me? is part of the […]

Women’s History Month Film Festival
In honor of Women’s History Month, the STC Library is putting on a film festival at two of our campus libraries! The schedules and contact information for each are below. Hope to see you there! Pecan Campus For more information, contact Esther Garcia at (956) 872-648 or at egarcia10@southtexascollege.edu MidValley Campus For more information, contact Jessica […]

Documentary for Mexican Revolution Centennial Nov. 18
Join the STC Library at Pecan to celebrate the one hundred year anniversary of the Mexican Revolution with a special documentary created by Hispanic Research Center at ASU.  The movie will be introduced by Dr. Trinidad Gonzales, history instructor at STC. In addition to the movie, also, go by the library to check out a […]

“Harvest of Loneliness” screening with filmmaker Gilberto Gonzalez on Oct. 12th
  The Platicas Sol de Aztlan will continue celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with the screening of the documentary “Harvest of Loneliness: The Bracero Program” presented by the film’s co-director, Gilbert G. Gonzalez, who will be in attendance and will participate in a Q&A session after the screening.  This event will take place in the Rainbow […]

Gary Soto to visit Pecan on Oct. 7th
When: October 2014
Where: STC Pecan Library Rainbow Room

Co-writer of the Film “Machete” to talk at Pecan Library
When: October 5, 2010
Where: STC Pecan Library

Artist William Nericcio visits MidValley and Pecan
When: September 29 to 30, 2010
Where: See post for details.

Celebrate Hector P. Garcia Day at the Library
Pictured with President Lyndon B. Johnson In 2009, the State of Texas decreed the third Wednesday of September to be Hector P. Garcia Day.  In honor, the STC Library will be screening a documentary about his life.  Dr. Hector P. Garcia was born in Mercedes.  He was a doctor, World War II veteran, civil rights […]

Hispanic Heritage Month Film Festival
Movies will be shown at the three main campus libraries celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month.  Contact each library for details.

Frida screening Aug. 5th
The Pecan and MidValley Libraries will be showing the movie Frida.  The movie is based on the Hayden Herrera biography, and was nominated for six Oscars, and it won two. “Salma Hayek plays the Mexican surrealist painter Frida Kahlo, whose tempestuous life with her unfaithful husband, muralist Diego Rivera (Alfred Molina), drives the story of […]

Authors featured at Mid-Valley Library
When: July 31, 2010 @ 6:30 PM
Where: STC Pecan Library Rainbow Room

John Adams movie June 7th!
To celebrate Independence Day, the Pecan and MidValley Libraries will be showing the monumental HBO miniseries John Adams. The miniseries is based off of David McCullough’s Pulitzer Prize winning book (click here to check for availability of book). We will be showing the first two episodes of the seven part miniseries. Part 1: Join or […]

Celebrate the 40th year of Earth Day with a showing of An Inconvenient Truth
To mark the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, the STC Pecan Campus library will be having a showing of An Inconvenient Truth on April 22nd at 4pm on the first floor at F-102. There will be an introduction to the movie by Biology instructor, Dr. Mehrad Mahmoudian-Geller, and Lillian Martinez, the Pecan Biology Club President. […]

Author Harold Jaffe to speak on Wed. April 28th
When: April 28, 2010 @ 6400 PM
Where: STC Pecan Library Rainbow Room

Library Open House at Your Campus!
Library Week is that time of the year when we stop and appreciate what libraries and librarians have contributed to our schools and communities. And South Texas College will celebrate Library Week with a number of activities at all five of its campuses. Celebrated nation wide, this year’s theme is “Communities Thrive @ Your Library.”  […]

Screening of Iron Jawed Angels at MidValley Campus Library
 To celebrate Women’s History Month, the Mid-Valley STC Library will be showing Iron Jawed Angels, a 2004 film about the women’s suffrage movement during the 1910s. This movie follows activists, Alice Paul (Hilary Swank) and Lucy Burns (Frances O’Connor), as they fought tirelessly for a woman’s right to be counted.  Returning to the United States […]

Screening of Iron Jawed Angels @ MidValley Campus Library
To celebrate Women’s History Month, the Mid-Valley STC Library will be showing Iron Jawed Angels, a 2004 film about the women’s suffrage movement during the 1910s. This movie follows activists, Alice Paul (Hilary Swank) and Lucy Burns (Frances O’Connor), as they fought tirelessly for a woman’s right to be counted. Returning to the United States […]

Movie showing: 14 Women for Women’s History Month
For Women’s History Month, the Pecan STC Library will be showing 14 WOMEN, a 2006 documentary about the historic 109th Congress that seated an unprecedented 14 women in the Senate.  The documentary describes each of their individual triumphs on how they overcame many barriers to be at the place they are right now. These women […]

Black History Month highlighted through Films
For Black History Month, the Pecan Campus Library showed four films. They include Egalite for all: Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian Revolution, Prince Among Slaves, Citizen King, and Scottsboro: An American Tragedy.  (Check for availability by clicking on the title.)  All of these documentaries were amazing. It touched my heart when I saw how these […]