STC HIRE Program to Help Students with Disabilities

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Wednesday, August 8, 2012 - 8:27am

A new prep program at South Texas College is attempting to make big strides to assist students with disabilities to be employed. The HIRE program will help individuals reach employment and is designed to encourage students with disabilities to get an education and is funded by the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities. There are twelve students enrolled in the program and they will receive several options of assistive learning while on campus as STC Counselor Bertha Hinojosa stated, "Our ultimate goal is that all of the students with disabilities will be able to be helped because we will, we're going to have a state of the art lab for the students."

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