Awards and Recognition

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

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

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

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

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

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 students to perform with 2017 All-State music ensembles

Thirteen students from Temple College will perform with All-State music ensembles in February. Six Temple College students will perform with the Texas Two-Year College All-State Choir − Sean Clark, tenor (Belton); Kristen Garth, alto (Temple); Andrea Harlan, soprano (Gatesville); Rebekah… read more

By Ellen Davis | Awards and Recognition - Music

Honor society inducts 31 new members

Thirty-one Temple College students were inducted this month 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: Bartlett—Ana Rivera Belton—Lisa Crisp, Daniel Noel Copperas… read more

Temple College receives more awards for its leadership in Math Pathways

Temple College has received two additional 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 Nov. 2 during the… read more

Temple College graduates, staff member receive Workforce Solutions awards

As a girl, Rose Nelson dreamed of becoming a nurse. But life took her in another direction. She married at 19 and soon found herself raising three children. When her husband was injured and required multiple surgeries from 2010-2012, the… read more

By Ellen Davis | Awards and Recognition - Nursing

Temple College announces summer 2016 Honor Lists

Temple College has announced its honor lists for summer 2016. 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

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Eight TC students earn NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards

Eight students from Temple College have received Academic Student-Athlete Awards from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for the 2015-2016 academic year. Volleyball player Morgan Kidd received the top award, the Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence. To receive the… read more

Temple College announces Spring 2016 Honor Lists

Temple College has announced its honor lists for the spring 2016 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

Seven faculty and staff members honored for outstanding work

Seven faculty and staff members from Temple College have been selected to receive 2016 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… read more

By Ellen Davis | Awards and Recognition

Health professions programs present 2016 awards

Five health professions programs at Temple College presented awards in May to members of their graduating classes: DENTAL HYGIENE Highest Academic Average Award: Larissa Meredith Golden Scaler Award: Paige Vanecek Preventive Dentistry Award: Lisa Nichols Table Clinic Award: Laura Solis… read more

Temple College announces 2016 graduates

Temple College presented nearly 1,000 students with either associate degrees or certificates of completion at its 90th commencement ceremonies in May.  Graduates and their hometowns are as follows: Academy − Jason Lanham Austin − Bobbie Cardenas, Eva Zita Dongho Jiogo,… read more

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Temple College student named to 2016 All-Texas Academic Team

Temple College student Annie Maylone has been named to the 2016 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… read more

TC student selected to participate in summer research program sponsored by the National Science Foundation

Temple College student Demetre’ Goodmen has been selected to participate in a summer research program sponsored by the National Science Foundation. The program, known as Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU), provides funding for students to conduct research with faculty members… read more

Twelve Temple College students selected for All-State music ensembles

Twelve students from Temple College have been selected to perform in Texas community college All-State music ensembles in 2016. Five students have been selected for the Texas Two-Year College All-State Choir − Hannah Gilmore, Morgan Hollingsworth, Nick Lopez, Angel Medina… read more

By Ellen Davis | Awards and Recognition - Music

Temple College student named Leaders of Promise Scholar

Temple College student Brandon Stone has been selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship from Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society as a 2015 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar. Phi Theta Kappa is an honor society for community college students. To be… read more

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

Winners announced for 36th annual Central Texas Art Competition

Students from eight area high schools and colleges received awards in the 36th annual Central Texas Art Competition. Nearly 600 entries were submitted for the competition, which is coordinated by the Temple College Visual Arts Department. Works accepted for the… read more

By Ellen Davis | Art - Awards and Recognition

Passion for science prepares Temple College professor to become president of the Texas Academy of Science

Temple College biology professor Jason Locklin presented his first scientific study at the 2000 annual meeting of the Texas Academy of Science and later received grant support from the organization to help with his Ph.D. dissertation. Now, just 15 years… read more

By Ellen Davis | Awards and Recognition - Science

Temple College recognized as a leader in student success initiatives

Achieving the Dream, a nationwide initiative dedicated to community college student success and completion, has recertified Temple College as an Achieving the Dream Leader College. Leader College status recognizes the college’s commitment to improving student success and equity, and demonstrating… read more