Academics

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

NASA educator to speak at Temple College March 23

Becky Kamas, a NASA educator who is involved with the International Space Station, will give a guest lecture at Temple College on Thursday, March 23, at 2 p.m. in room 301 of the Newton Science Building. The title of the… read more

By Ellen Davis | Academics - Events

Temple College students presenting research at statewide science meeting

Two current or former Temple College students will be presenting research at the 2017 meeting of the Texas Academy of Science, which will be held March 3-5 in Belton. Current student Devin Garcia will give a presentation on her research… read more

Fall 2015 Honor Lists announced

Temple College has announced its honor lists for the fall 2015 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 | Academics - Student Success

Temple College honored for its Math Pathways project

Temple College recently received two awards for its leadership on the Math Pathways project, a statewide initiative designed to help community college students complete their required math courses in less time. The awards were presented by the Texas Success Center,… read more

Temple College to offer new degree in surgical technology

Temple College has announced plans to begin offering an associate’s degree in surgical technology. The college currently offers a one-year certificate program in surgical technology, but several accrediting boards and professional organizations have mandated that all surgical technologists have associate… read more

By Ellen Davis | Academics - Health Sciences