Author: Jennifer Flores

Diaper Drive held by VC's Student Nurses Association

Donations went to "Pampering People"

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria College's Student Nurses Association organized a Diaper Drive, collecting diapers, diaper cream, baby wipes and other baby items for VC students. SNA members chose the project back in the Fall 2020 semester. Items collected were donated…

'We are excited to have Mr. Salcines and Mrs. Garza join the VISD curriculum team'

V.I.S.D. Board of Trustees approve Executive Directors of Student Learning and Talent Development

VICTORIA, Texas - Approved by the Victoria I.S.D. Board of Trustees are Tammy Garza as the Executive Director of Elementary Student Learning and Talent Development and Jake Salcines as the Executive Director of Secondary Student Learning and Talent Development.…

Intersection closure: Windsor Street at Crestwood Drive

Wednesday to Friday closure for utility repairs

VICTORIA, Texas - The City of Victoria will close Windsor Street at its intersection with Crestwood Drive for utility repairs starting Wednesday through Friday. The utility repairs are part of Phase Two of the Crestwood Drive reconstruction project. Crestwood Drive…

Driscoll's new Director of Government Relations: Michael Joseph Dole

A native South Texan

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - Michael Joseph Dole has been titled the new Director of Government Relations for Driscoll Health System. Dole will work interchangeably with elected officials and their staff at all levels of government. He is responsible for the…

Selena Quintanilla Perez would have celebrated 50 years today

Latina icon continues to be celebrated and remembered by fans

VICTORIA, Texas - Selena Quintanilla-Perez, known as Selena, would have turned 50 years old on Friday, April 16, also known as "Selena Day." The Latina icon continues to be celebrated and remembered by her fans, especially on what would…

Postponed: Riverside Campout and Movie Night

Movie night has been moved to May 22 due to weather

VICTORIA, Texas - The Riverside Campout and Movie Night that was originally scheduled for Saturday, April 17 has been postponed to Saturday, May 22 due to the forecast of inclement weather. Tent setup will begin at 2:30 p.m. at Grover's…

Registration for VC Summer and Fall classes opens Monday, April 19

Face-to-face course offerings will increase to about 60 percent

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria College will begin registration for traditional classes — those that lead to a degree, certificate or university transfer — on Monday, April 19 for the Interim, Summer and Fall 2021 semesters. During the Summer and Fall…

Teachers of the Year for Victoria I.S.D. have been announced

Ronda Hancock and Cody McDonald have been selected

VICTORIA, Texas - Respectively, V.I.S.D.  Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year have been selected and are: Ronda Hancock and Cody McDonald. Hancock, second-grade teacher at Torres Elementary School, is in her eighth year of teaching Torres Tigers. She…

VC welding student, Denise Sanchez pursues career in U.S. Navy

Sanchez prefers welding helmet over medical scrubs

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria College student, Denise Sanchez, prefers wearing a welding helmet over medical scrubs. The 2020 Gonzales High School graduate had plans of her own, even though her parents wanted her to pursue a career in the healthcare…

ERCOT urges Texans to conserve energy amid possible 'emergency conditions'

High generator outages and 'higher-than-forecasted' demand cited

AUSTIN, Texas - Texans are once again reminded to conserve energy from the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). There has been citing of high generator outages and "higher-than-forecasted" demand, which may lead the organization to enter "emergency conditions" ERCOT…