News & Press

Temple College Humanities Series to offer acting workshop Nov. 28

The Temple College Humanities Series is presenting an Acting Workshop for Beginners on Tuesday, Nov. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the Jackson-Graeter Backstage Theatre. The workshop is free and open to people of all ages who want to improve their… read more

By Ellen Davis | Uncategorized

Winners announced for 38th annual Central Texas Art Competition

Students from five area high schools and four area colleges received awards in the 38th annual Central Texas Art Competition. Nearly 550 entries were submitted for the competition, which is coordinated by the Temple College Visual Arts Department. Works accepted… read more

By Ellen Davis | Art

Symphonic Band to perform tribute to veterans Nov. 12

The Temple College Symphonic Band will give a free concert titled “A Tribute to Our Nation’s Veterans” on Sunday, Nov. 12, at 3 p.m. in the auditorium of the Mary Alice Marshall Performing Arts Center. The program will feature a… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events - Music

Tracey Cooper named Executive Director of Nursing

Tracey Cooper has been named Executive Director of Nursing at Temple College. In this role, she will be responsible for all nursing program operations at Temple College including Associate Degree Nursing, Vocational Nursing (Temple and Taylor cohorts) and the LVN-RN… read more

By Ellen Davis | Nursing

Temple College to present ‘Dido and Aeneas’ Nov. 17-18

The Temple College Music Department will present “Dido and Aeneas” Friday, Nov. 17, and Saturday, Nov. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Jackson-Graeter Backstage Theatre. Written in 1689 by Henry Purcell, “Dido and Aeneas” is considered one of the best… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events - Music

Temple College to present ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ Nov. 11

The Temple College Music Department will present a concert version of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” Saturday, Nov. 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Mary Alice Marshall Performing Arts Center. This production will be a collaborative effort… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events - Music

Nursing, surgical technology programs accepting applications

Three Temple College health professions programs are now accepting applications for classes that will start in summer 2018. Jan. 18 is the deadline to apply for the next vocational nursing class, which will begin in June 2018. The vocational nursing… read more

By Ellen Davis | Health Sciences

Exhibition will showcase artwork by local high school and college students

Artwork created by college and high school students from throughout Central Texas will be on display as the Temple College Visual Arts Department hosts the 38th annual Central Texas Art Competition and Exhibition Nov. 11 through Dec. 4. The opening… read more

By Ellen Davis | Art - Events

Nov. 15 biology seminar will focus on student research opportunities

The Temple College Biology Department and the Temple College Science Club are hosting a seminar on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 1 p.m. in Room 301 of the Newton Science Building. The seminar is titled “Undergraduate Research at Community Colleges: Benefits,… read more

By Ellen Davis | Science

Jazz trombonist to perform at Temple College Nov. 7

John Fedchock, who is one of the country’s leading jazz trombonists, will perform in two concerts at Temple College Tuesday, Nov. 7. At 12:30 p.m., Fedchock will give a free concert with the Temple College Faculty Jazz in the Jackson-Graeter… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events - Music

Vocal Point singers to give lunchtime concert Oct. 31

Vocal Point, a Temple College student ensemble focused on musical theatre performing skills, will give a free concert titled “Lost and Found” on Tuesday, Oct. 31, at 12:30 p.m. in the Jackson-Graeter Backstage Theatre. The concert will feature eight songs… read more

By Ellen Davis | Music

Trumpeter to give guest recital Oct. 24

Trumpeter Stanley Friedman will give a free concert at Temple College Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 12:30 p.m. in the Jackson-Graeter Backstage Theatre. Friedman is a four-time winner of the International Trumpet Guild Composition Prize. His solo trumpet work “Solus” has… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events - Music

Volleyball team raising funds for breast cancer research

Members of the Temple College volleyball team are helping raise funds for breast cancer research this month. The team is raising money for the Side Out Foundation, which is funding new treatments for patients with stage 4 (metastatic) breast cancer…. read more

By Ellen Davis | Athletics

Business and Continuing Education offering Adobe classes in November and December

The Temple College Business and Continuing Education Division is now taking registrations for three computer-related courses that will be offered in November and December: Adobe Illustrator (CS6), Adobe Photoshop (CS6) and Adobe InDesign (CS6). The Illustrator class will be offered… read more

By Ellen Davis | Continuing Education

Chorale to perform Oct. 10

The Temple College Chorale will present a concert titled “Music for All Seasons” on Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Mary Alice Marshall Performing Arts Center. The concert will include songs celebrating each of the… read more

By Ellen Davis | Music

Area college and high school students invited to enter 38th annual Central Texas Art Competition

Students from colleges and high schools in Central Texas are invited to submit entries for the 38th annual Central Texas Art Competition and Exhibition. The competition is sponsored by Altrusa International of Temple and the Temple South Rotary Club, and… read more

By Ellen Davis | Art

Fall art show opens Sept. 23

An exhibition featuring digital art produced by Georgetown artist Lucas Adams will be on display in the gallery of the Temple College Visual Arts Complex beginning Sept. 23. The pieces in the show resemble intricate mandalas and were created based… read more

By Ellen Davis | Art

Temple College announces summer 2017 Honor Lists

Temple College has announced its honor lists for summer 2017. 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 be named… read more

By Ellen Davis | Honors List

Business and Continuing Education offering five health professions courses this fall

The Temple College Business and Continuing Education Division is now taking registrations for five health professions courses that will be offered this fall: Medical Billing & Coding, Phlebotomy Technician, EKG Technician, Clinical Medical Assistant and Certified Nurse Aide. A Medical… read more

By Ellen Davis | Continuing Education

Dental Hygiene program announces fall 2017 screening dates for prospective patients

The Temple College Dental Hygiene program will conduct free dental screenings for prospective patients beginning Monday, Sept. 11, in the Jean and Ralph Wilson Dental Hygiene Clinic, located in the Health Sciences Center on the Temple College campus. Screenings will… read more

By Ellen Davis | Dental Hygiene

Business and Continuing Education Division announces fall 2017 course offerings

The Temple College Division of Business and Continuing Education will be offering classes in a variety of areas this fall to help individuals gain new skills. Introduction to Blueprint Reading, American Sign Language for the Workplace, Introduction to Data Networks… read more

By Ellen Davis | Continuing Education

Notice of tax revenue increase

TEMPLE COLLEGE conducted public hearings on August 10, 2017, and August 17, 2017, on a proposal to increase the total tax revenues of TEMPLE COLLEGE from properties on the tax roll in the preceding year by 1.086420 percent. The total… read more

By Ellen Davis | Administration

TBI students conduct research on cancer, cosmetics and more

Women who want to purchase make-up face an overwhelming variety of choices. So how are they to know which products are really the best for their skin? Alexis DeGraff, who will be a senior at Temple High School this fall,… read more

By Ellen Davis | Texas Bioscience Institute

Eighteen students earn NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards for 2016-17

Eighteen students from Temple College received Academic Student-Athlete Awards from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for the 2016-2017 academic year. Three students made the First Team, which recognizes student-athletes with a 4.0 GPA. They were Abigail Royall (volleyball),… read more

By Ellen Davis | Awards and Recognition

Former player returns to coach volleyball team

In 2011-2012, Jordan Pickett helped lead the Temple College volleyball team to a 23-20 record, the NJCAA Region V Tournament Championship, and a berth in the NJCAA National Tournament. This fall, she will be back at the college coaching the… read more

By Ellen Davis | Student Success

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

‘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

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
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