Former Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Tours New PSJA College & University Center
SAN JUAN – Former U.S. Congressman Ruben Hinojosa visited Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD’s new PSJA College & University Center on March 29.
Hinojosa toured the Health Science Wing of the facility alongside Doctors Hospital at Renaissance Vice President of Curriculum, Program Planning, and Faculty AffairsDr. Rebecca Lynchfor a potential partnership with the district’s Early College program.
“Congratulations to all of you, because [PSJA ISD is] the best of the best,” he stated to the PSJA team during the visit.
The learning tour was led by the district's College Readiness, and Career & Technical Education (CTE) teams.
The PSJA College & University Center is home to the PSJA Academies, which currently include 20 fields of studies in the following areas: School of Health Service and Public Service; School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, or STEM; the School of Business and Industry; and the School of Arts and Humanities.
The facility also houses the PSJA Collegiate High School Program, where students wanting a smaller student-teacher ratio attend for the majority of the day, but continue to be part of athletic and fine arts extracurricular activities at their respective comprehensive high schools.