Rep. Cuellar Announces Affiliation Agreement Between TAMIU And AFAZ
Apr06

Rep. Cuellar Announces Affiliation Agreement Between TAMIU And AFAZ

Special to the Laredo Sun LAREDO, Texas – Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) has announced an agreement between Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) and the Assembly of Friends of Azerbaijan (AFAZ), an educational and cultural organization which aims to build bridges between the United States and the Republic of Azerbaijan, located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe. The affiliation agreement signed today...

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Laredo’s Diana Rendon’s All Star Dance Academy Sweeps Showtime International’s Beach Blast Competition
Mar24

Laredo’s Diana Rendon’s All Star Dance Academy Sweeps Showtime International’s Beach Blast Competition

Special to The Laredo Sun LAREDO, TEXAS – A local dance team recently returned to Laredo bearing 5 Grand Champion trophies from this past weekend’s Showtime International’s Beach Blast Competition held in Corpus Christi. Diana Rendon’s All Star Dance Academy came home with Grand Champion honors (highest achievement in the competition) in every category including: pee-wee, elementary, JV, varsity and officers. The group also...

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Las Kekas Is New Manager Of LCC Cafeterias
Mar24

Las Kekas Is New Manager Of LCC Cafeterias

Special to The Laredo Sun LAREDO, TEXAS – Delicious aromas with a distinct Mexican flair located in contemporary and inviting facilities are satisfying the palates of students, faculty, staff, and visitors at the cafeterias of Laredo Community College’s Fort McIntosh and South campuses. The college cafeterias are now under the management of Nicolas Bellizia, owner of local restaurant, Las Kekas. Las Kekas, which specializes in...

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Carlos Morton Offers Insight On Chicano Theater At LCC

Special to The Laredo Sun LAREDO, TEXAS – Author and playwright Carlos Morton enlightened Laredo Community College students with the origin and stages of Chicano theater before the start of the socio-cultural movement of the 1960s during a special talk on Wednesday, March 18 at the Kazen Student Center. The former Laredo Junior College instructor discussed the struggles Latinos and Latinas, not just Mexican-Americans, faced...

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Upcoming Casino Night Benefits St. Augustine School
Mar24

Upcoming Casino Night Benefits St. Augustine School

Special To The Laredo Sun LAREDO, TEXAS – St. Augustine School will hold its 3rd annual Casino Night on Friday, March 27 at the Laredo Center of the Arts at 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. This is St. Augustine’s largest fundraiser in which the community is invited to a fun-filled evening at the Casino tables without leaving the city. Guests will enjoy live music, open bar, delicious food, and amazing prizes! All proceeds  will...

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LCC Continuing Education Offers PetroTech Program
Mar24

LCC Continuing Education Offers PetroTech Program

Special to The Laredo Sun LAREDO, TEXAS – In response to the oil and gas industry’s need for professionally trained workers, Laredo Community College’s Continuing Education Department is offering a free Petroleum Technician program. The program aims to improve lives by offering a flexible and free course for adults with low income and minimal job skills who already have a high school diploma or GED. The program is open to...

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