News & Press

Campus carry policy takes effect Aug. 1

Beginning Aug. 1, 2017, all persons over age 21 who are licensed to carry concealed handguns will be able to do so on community college campuses throughout Texas, including the Temple College campus. Temple College has established a campus policy… read more

By Ellen Davis | Administration

Temple College to host July 19 open house for prospective students and families

Temple College will host an open house for prospective students and their families on Wednesday, July 19, from 5 to 7 p.m. The event will provide an opportunity to meet representatives from offices such as Registration, Financial Aid, Advising, e-Learning,… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events

‘Dreams are possible,’ 32-year old GED recipient says

At age 32, Amanda Stanbery accomplished something she had wanted to do for 15 years – she earned her high school diploma. Stanbery’s original plans to graduate from high school were thwarted when she was 17 years old. She married… read more

By Ellen Davis | GED

Temple College professor uncovers stories of little-known figures in Texas history

Before the 1960s, few historians studied or wrote about African-American contributions to the American west. “So much of black history was not part of American history,” says Dr. Doug Hales, professor of history at Temple College. Hales wanted to add… read more

By Ellen Davis | Academics

Symphonic Band to present hits from the ’80s June 22

The Temple College Symphonic Summer Band will perform a program titled “Like, Totally the ’80s,” on Thursday, June 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Mary Alice Marshall Performing Arts Center on the Temple College Campus. This program… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events - Music

Teaching math is ‘All in the Family’ for three generations of the Simpson family

Growing up as the children of two college professors, Randell, Patti and Johnnie Simpson rebelled at the idea of becoming teachers. Randell wanted to write books, Patti wanted to become an electrical engineer, and Johnnie wanted to go in to… read more

By Ellen Davis | Academics

Five faculty members honored for outstanding work

Five Temple College faculty members have been selected to receive 2017 awards from the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD), an organization committed to promoting and celebrating excellence in teaching, learning and leadership at community and technical colleges…. read more

By Ellen Davis | Awards and Recognition

Temple College announces Spring 2017 Honor Lists

Temple College has announced its honor lists for the spring 2017 semester. To be named to the President’s Honor List, a student must take at least nine semester credit hours and earn at least a 4.0 grade point average. To… read more

By Ellen Davis | Awards and Recognition - Honors List

12th annual Temple College Band Invitational to be held May 17-18

Twenty-nine bands from middle schools, junior high schools and high schools throughout Central Texas will perform in the 12th annual Temple College Band Invitational May 17-18. The Temple College Band Invitational offers school bands the opportunity to gain performance experience… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events - Music

Temple College announces 2017 graduates

Temple College presented more than 900 degrees and certificates at its 2017 commencement ceremonies in May. Students receiving degrees and/or certificates are as follows: Academy − Angel Fry Anderson − Mollie Martinez Anson − Nicholas Ramos Austin − Bernadette Bailey,… read more

Health professions students receive awards

Five health professions programs at Temple College presented awards in May to members of their graduating classes: DENTAL HYGIENE Highest Academic Average Award: Tara Richardson (Lampasas) Golden Scaler Award (given to the student with outstanding clinical skills): Tania Fantauzzi (Belton)… read more

By Ellen Davis | Health Sciences

Graduation her “proudest achievement” for Hutto mother of four

In her late 30s, Billie Logiudice was left with four children to support and only a high school education. Fortunately for her, the East Williamson County Higher Education Center (EWCHEC) had just opened its new facility in her hometown of… read more

By Ellen Davis | EWCHEC - Student Success

Commencement ceremonies set for May 12 and 13

Temple College will present more than 900 degrees and certificates at two separate commencement ceremonies in May. The first ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 12, at the Hutto High School Performing Arts Center. This ceremony… read more

By Ellen Davis | Awards and Recognition - Events

Respiratory therapy professor receives 2017 Teacher of the Year Award

Dr. William “Bill” Cornelius, who has taught respiratory care at Temple College for more than 40 years, has been selected to receive the school’s 2017 Barnhart Teacher of the Year Award. The award includes a $2,000 stipend and the winner… read more

Business and Continuing Education Division announces summer 2017 course offerings

The Temple College Business and Continuing Education Division is offering more than 30 different courses this summer for businesses and individuals. The courses cover a wide variety of areas, including accounting and finance, business and marketing, communication and language, computer… read more

By Ellen Davis | Continuing Education

May 7 voice recital will feature Hollywood favorites

Students in Teri Johnson’s voice studio at Temple College will give a recital on Sunday, May 7, at 3 p.m. in the Jackson-Graeter Backstage Theatre, which is located in the Mary Alice Marshall Performing Arts Center. The performance is free… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events - Music

Sixty-three students inducted into Phi Theta Kappa

Sixty-three Temple College students were inducted in April as members of the Lambda Theta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the international honor society for students in two-year colleges. The new members are: Belton − Alyssa Dunaway, Kelsey Hargraves, Channing… read more

By Ellen Davis | Student Success

Percussion concerts set for April 27, May 1

Two concerts featuring percussion ensembles will be held at Temple College this spring. On Thursday, April 27, the Temple College Beginning Percussion Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Jackson-Graeter Backstage Theatre, which is located in the Mary Alice… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events - Music

Jazz concerts set for April 23 and 25

Two jazz concerts are on tap at Temple College in April. On Sunday, April 23, a “Jazz Showcase” will be held in the auditorium of the Mary Alice Marshall Performing Arts Center at 3 p.m. The concert will feature performances… read more

By Ellen Davis | Music

Vocal Point to present ‘Avenue Q’ April 21-22

The Temple College musical theatre group Vocal Point will present “Avenue Q” (School Edition) on Friday, April 21, and Saturday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Jackson-Graeter Backstage Theatre. On Avenue Q, puppets and humans collide in an irreverent… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events - Music

Spring student and faculty art exhibition runs through May 2

An exhibition featuring the work of students and faculty members in the Visual Arts Department at Temple College will be on display in the college’s Visual Arts Gallery beginning April 15. The show will feature about 50 works, including photography,… read more

By Ellen Davis | Art

Temple College students named to 2017 All-Texas Academic Team

Two Temple College students have been named to the 2017 All-Texas Academic Team. The All-Texas Academic Team awards are given annually to two-year college students who are nominated by their faculty members for outstanding academic achievement, community service and leadership…. read more

Temple College recognizes area high school students completing the Texas Bioscience Institute program

Temple College recognized 78 area high school students who are completing its Texas Bioscience Institute (TBI) program April 12. The students who are completing the program this spring represent 11 Central Texas high schools as well as home-schooled students. They… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events - Texas Bioscience Institute

April 10 biology seminar will focus on reproductive medicine

The Temple College Biology Department and the Temple College Science Club are hosting a Biology Seminar on Monday, April 10, at 6:30 p.m. in Room 301 of the Newton Science Building. The seminar is titled “The A.R.T of Baby Making”… read more

By Ellen Davis | Science

Dental Hygiene program receives statewide award

The Temple College Dental Hygiene program has received the 2017 Award of Excellence from the Texas Association of College Technical Educators (TACTE). The award recognizes college programs that demonstrate innovative partnerships with community stakeholders or other educational institutions, potential for… read more

Temple College to host job fair April 12

Temple College is hosting a job fair on Wednesday, April 12, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Arnold Student Union. The event will offer students and other area job seekers the opportunity to meet face-to-face with a variety… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events

Trustees approve campus carry policy

The Temple College Board of Trustees has approved a campus carry policy that will take effect Aug. 1, 2017. At that time, all persons over age 21 who are licensed to carry concealed handguns can do so on community college… read more

By Ellen Davis | Administration

Voice students learn about American music history through spring break trip to Memphis

A trip to Memphis over spring break gave some students who are studying music at Temple College an opportunity to learn about American music history firsthand and expand their performing experiences. Voice instructors Dr. Sara Harris Baker and Teri Johnson… read more

By Ellen Davis | Music

Chorale to perform “Singer’s Choice” concert April 4

The Temple College Chorale will present a “Singer’s Choice” concert on Tuesday, April 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Mary Alice Marshall Performing Arts Center. Each song on the program was nominated by a member of the... read more
By Ellen Davis | Events - Music

Symphonic Band to perform April 9

The Temple College Symphonic Band will give a concert titled “Let Your Spirit Sing” on Sunday, April 9, at 3 p.m. in the auditorium of the Mary Alice Marshall Performing Arts Center on the Temple College campus. The program will… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events - Music
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