Education

Rep. Cuellar’s Statement on the Retirement of South Texas College President, Dr. Shirley Reed

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Rio Grande City, TX—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) released the following video and statement regarding the retirement of South Texas College President, Dr. Shirley Reed. Dr. Reed has been the president since the college’s founding in 1993. “I first met Dr. Shirley Reed in the middle of a dusty field in Rio Grande City for the groundbreaking of South Texas College’s Starr County campus. Even th... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Helps Deliver $398,096 to University of Texas San Antonio

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San Antonio, TX—Congressman Henry Cuellar helped deliver two grants, totaling $398,096, to University of Texas San Antonio. Congressman Cuellar announced $84,000 in federal funds through USDA’s Rural Business Development Grant program for workforce development, business development and job creation in the region. In addition, Congressman Cuellar announced $314,096 in federal funding through the U.... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Delivers $1,899,545 in Federal Funds to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

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Mission, TX – Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $1,899,545 in federal funds to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. These funds, awarded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service’s Conservation Innovation Grants On-Farm Trials program, will be used to implement on-the-ground approaches to improve soil health for farming across the regi... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Delivers $435,020 in Federal Funds to TAMIU’s Research on Gang Violence

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Laredo, TX—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $435,020 in federal funds to Texas A&M International University (TAMIU). This funding, awarded through the National Institute of Justice’s Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation on Firearm Violence grant program, will be used to map the networks of gang violence in New Jersey and investigate the role of firearm violence within conflict... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Announces Over $11.6 Million in Federal Funds to Webb County Commissioners for Head Start Services

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Laredo, TX – Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $11,657,830 in federal funds to Webb County Commissioners for Head Start and Early Head Start Services in the region. Specifically, this year, the Webb County Commissioners was awarded $10,524,168 in federal funding through its yearly funding and $1,133,662 in supplemental federal funds through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Securi... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Announces $3 million in Federal Funds at TAMIU and Laredo College

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Laredo, TX—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $1.47 million in federal funds to Texas A&M International University and $1.54 million to Laredo College. These funds, awarded through the Department of Education’s TRIO program, will be used to assist low income and first-generation college students stay on track to graduate. As the pandemic continues, these grants come at a needed time. As a... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Announces $261,888 in Federal Funds to Support Low Income Students at the University of Texas at San Antonio

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San Antonio, TX—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announces $261,888 in federal funds to the University of Texas at San Antonio. These funds, awarded through the Department of Education’s TRIO program, will be used to assist low income and first-generation college students to remain on track to graduate. As the pandemic continues, these grants come at a needed time. As a senior Member of the Appro... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Announces $348,002 in Federal Funds to Support Low Income Students at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

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Edinburg, TX—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announces $348,002 in federal funds to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. These funds, awarded through the U.S. Department of Education’s TRIO program, will be used to assist low income and first-generation college students to remain on track to graduate. As the pandemic continues, these grants come at a needed time. As a senior Member of the ... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Announces Over $19 Million In Federal Funds to the Texas Education Agency

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Laredo, TX – Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $19,978,625 in federal funding to the Texas Education Agency (TEA). This funding, established through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and awarded through the U.S. Department of Education: Education Stabilization Fund-Rethink K-12 Education Models Discretionary Grant Program, will support the development of reso... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Announces $199,978 in Federal Funds for STEM Initiatives at Laredo College

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Laredo, TX – Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $199,978 in federal funds to advance STEM initiatives at Laredo College. These funds, awarded through the National Science Foundation’s RAPID program, will be used to teach quantitative skills to students at Laredo College during the COVID-19 pandemic by using a new, fully-virtual research format. This funding was awarded through National Sc... Read more »