TSTC Press Release

TSTC Marshall Campus Closes for Face-to-face Classes on Monday

TSTC Marshall Campus Closes January 11

January 10, 2021 - Texas State Technical College's (TSTC) Marshall campus is closed Monday, January 11, 2021 due to winter weather conditions.

Texas State Technical College will close its campus for all face-to-face classes on Monday, January 11

All remote/virtual classes will be held as scheduled online starting Monday, January 11.

Face-to-face classes will resume on Tuesday, January 12.

TSTC Ready to Welcome Students Back This Fall

August 10, 2020 Marshall - Students attending Texas State Technical College's Marshall campus will see differences in how they learn and interact as they start the fall semester on Monday, August 31.

Nathan Cleveland, TSTC's associate provost, said students will notice lots of signage pertaining to campus health and safety measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. Students will also see directional signs for building entrances and exits.

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.

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