Latest Texas Southmost College Stories

2012-10-16 04:03:08

Partnership to Support TSC as a New, Independent Community College in Fall 2013. (PRWEB) October 15, 2012 Texas Southmost College (TSC) has partnered with Pearson to provide digital content, services and technology in support of its transition to an independent, two-year public community college in fall 2013. The new institution will feature digital delivery of all content for 31 associate´s degree programs and 25 certificate options offered as on-ground and blended courses. TSC´s...

2008-07-31 09:00:00

By Kevin Sieff, The Brownsville Herald, Texas Jul. 31--A hearing in federal court today could determine whether a border fence -- or an alternative to physical barrier -- is constructed on the campus of the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College. On June 30, Judge Andrew Hanen ordered officials from the university and from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to continue working toward a compromise. Today, marks the deadline of those court-ordered...

2008-07-12 09:00:32

By Cassandra Delgado, The Brownsville Herald, Texas Jul. 12--Playing the flute disconnects Dulce Rodriguez from the real world and into a meditative sanctuary where she can focus on what she loves -- music. "I would just lock myself in a room and play," said Rodriguez, a 22-year-old student at University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College and graphic designer for the music department. "I would completely zone out." Rodriguez started playing the flute in the sixth grade....

2008-06-17 09:00:51

By Kevin Sieff, The Brownsville Herald, Texas Jun. 17--Ten years ago, the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College lacked even a basic physics department. Now, the university's Center for Gravitational Wave Astronomy is world renowned, its students and professors at the cutting edge of international research. In the most recent of the program's accolades, four UTB-TSC physics professors have been selected to teach Chinese scientists and graduate students about their...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'