TSTC Press Release

TSTC Workforce Training Department to Offer CDL Training

July 9, 2020 Marshall, Texas - Texas State Technical College's Workforce Training department will offer a commercial driver's license course later this summer.

The course will begin on Monday, August 3. The permit part of the course will be taught through WebEx. The skills portion of the course will be taught at TSTC's Marshall campus. The course lasts five weeks, Monday to Friday. It will enable students to earn a commercial driver's license permit, with testing being done at the Texas Department of Public Safety in Kilgore.

TSTC Career Services Helps Students Find Employment

July 6, 2020 - Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in the spring, employees have been furloughed or laid off, leading Texas to its highest unemployment rate in years.

When government officials began reopening the state in May, employers started to hire people, including graduates of Texas State Technical College.

Kacey Darnell, TSTC’s executive director of Career Services, said employers continue to contact her office for prospective employees.

CARES Act Funding Allows Some TSTC Students to Continue Education Amid Pandemic

June 16, 2020 - The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund provides Texas State Technical College with the means to help full- and part-time students who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nearly $4.9 million in funding has been received by TSTC for expenses related to the disruption of campus operations because of the coronavirus, including eligible expenses under a student’s cost of attendance.

So far, TSTC has awarded $3 million in CARES Act funds to 2,659 students statewide.

TSTC's Workforce Training to Offer Solar Energy Class

January 17, 2020 Marshall - Texas State Technical College's Workforce Training department will host a continuing education class on solar energy from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, in the South Building on the Marshall campus.

"We have a lot of people in East Texas that can make use of solar energy to power up remote areas on their property," said Dirk Hughes, TSTC's executive director of Workforce Training in Marshall.

TSTC Registration Rally Set for July 19

July 17, 2018 Marshall - Texas State Technical College in Marshall will host a Registration Rally on Thursday, July 19 - all part of an effort to make the registration process as easy as possible for students starting classes in the fall semester.

Recruiting and Admissions staff will be on standby to walk students through the registration process. They will also offer tours and help with applications.

TSTC Registration Rallies Begin June 21

June 11, 2018 Marshall - Texas State Technical College in Marshall will host two Registration Rallies this summer - all part of an effort to make the registration process as easy as possible for students starting classes in the fall semester. The first rally will be held on Thursday, June 21, with the second following on Thursday, July 19.

Recruiting and Admissions staff will be on standby to walk students through the registration process. They will also offer tours and help with applications.

TSTC to Host High School Welding Competition May 1

April 27, 2018 Marshall - Texas State Technical College in Marshall will host a welding competition for area high school students from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 1.

The event, now in its third year, offers young students a way to showcase their welding talents.

"They can get some more hands-on practice," said TSTC lead welding instructor Danny Nixon. "Other than that, they'll have a good time and they can show off what they've learned throughout the year."

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