Higher education is more important than ever for Texas to remain competitive in today’s global economy. Community colleges fill a pivotal role helping ensure Texans have broad access to postsecondary education and that the state has a trained workforce in place to meet the demand.
Meet the people who are leading the way for Texas and beyond.
Escape frigid temperatures and shoveling snow for a tropical destination filled with warmth and leisure on the Texas Gulf Coast, South Padre Island, Texas’ best beach.
When did the story of Texas begin? Becoming Texas: Our Story Begins Here, opening December 10 at the Bullock Texas State History Museum, is a comprehensive, one-of-a-kind journey through more than 16,000 years of Texas history using the most contemporary research on our past. Learn more about this groundbreaking exhibition.
Things changed for the better in 2002, after the Texas legislature opened the state’s electricity market to competition in most regions of Texas. Since then, competitive market pressures continue to drive retail electricity providers to focus on improving their customer services, customer insight tools, and innovative new products and solutions to stay ahead of the competition. Jim Steffes, Executive Vice President of Corporate & Regulatory Affairs for Direct Energy, joins us to discuss the impact of an open electricity market.
Celebrate the richness and history of West Texas with Desert Door sotol. Every bottle contains a unique story and a wild Texas spirit.
Waves crashing, toes in the sand, a gentle sea breeze–not your typical fall description. Escape the cooler temperatures and experience fall on South Padre Island.
During this special season of giving thanks, we’ve scoured up this almost-too-beautiful-to-eat Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding and Whiskey Sauce that was customized for you by our friends at Mystic Dessert Bar.
Corporate-sponsored community involvement is becoming more popular, and one of the most active Texas-based companies in terms of giving-back-to-make-a-difference is Direct Energy. Read more about Direct Energy and other corporations giving back, and watch the video of the opening of the new Direct Energy Patient Floor and Cardiac Patient Care Unit at Texas Children's Hospital.
In South Texas, if a hunter wounds a deer, there is only one person to call: Roy Hindes. Watch as Texas Monthly and Porsche take a trip to South Texas to meet Hindes, his hunting dogs, and hear his unforgettable stories.