Health Sciences

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

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

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

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 accepting applications for Associate Degree Nursing program

Temple College will accept applications from Feb. 13 to April 13 for its next Associate Degree Nursing ADN class, which will begin in the fall. The Associate Degree Nursing program is a two-year program that leads to an Associate of… read more

By Ellen Davis | Nursing

Associate Degree Nursing program to host site review Feb. 21-23

Representatives from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) will be at Temple College Feb. 21-23 to conduct a site review of the college’s Associate Degree Nursing program. The review is required for continuing accreditation of the program. Members… read more

By Ellen Davis | Nursing

Surgical Technology graduate to use her skills on a mission trip to Guatemala

Abigail TePoel says one of the main reasons she went into the medical field was to be able to participate in medical mission trips. Less than one year after graduating from Temple College, she is going on her first such… read more

By Ellen Davis | Health Sciences - Uncategorized

Dental Hygiene Clinic to offer weekly screenings for prospective patients beginning Jan. 23

The Temple College Dental Hygiene program will conduct weekly screenings for prospective patients beginning Monday, Jan. 23. Screenings will be done from 8:30 to 10 a.m. and from 1:30 to 3 p.m. every Monday from Jan. 23 through April 24…. read more

By Ellen Davis | Dental Hygiene

Temple College accepting applications for surgical technology program

Temple College is accepting applications through Jan. 27 for its 2017 surgical technology class. Temple College offers both a certificate program in surgical technology and an associate degree program. “The certificate program is good for those who would like to… read more

By Ellen Davis | Health Sciences

Deadline to apply for 2017 vocational nursing program is extended

Temple College has extended the deadline to apply for its next vocational nursing class, which will begin in June 2017. The new deadline to apply for the program is Jan. 19. The vocational nursing program is a one-year program designed… read more

By Ellen Davis | Nursing

Temple College partners with TWU to offer dual enrollment program for dental hygiene students

Temple College has partnered with Texas Woman’s University to create an opportunity for students to complete a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree while simultaneously completing the Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene degree from Temple College. Interested students... read more
By Ellen Davis | Dental Hygiene

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

Dental hygiene students sponsoring Tooth Trot 5K in October

The Temple College Student Component of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (SCADHA) is sponsoring a Tooth Trot 5K Run on Saturday, Oct. 22, at 9 a.m. in Lions Park in Temple. Racers compete in designated male and female age divisions,… read more

By Ellen Davis | Dental Hygiene

Dr. Shelley Pearson named Associate VP of Health Professions

Dr. Shelley Pearson, a veteran health care educator and administrator, has been named the new Associate Vice President of Health Professions at Temple College. She replaces Dr. Lee Ogburn-Russell, who retired from the college in January. Pearson will assume her… read more

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

Dental Hygiene Clinic seeking patients with selected dental problems

The Temple College Dental Hygiene Program is seeking patients in need of dental hygiene care. Patients needed include those with gums that bleed during brushing, those who have not been to the dentist in several years, or those who have… read more

By Ellen Davis | Dental Hygiene

Volunteers needed for diagnostic medical sonography

The Temple College Diagnostic Medical Sonography program is seeking volunteers who are willing to have their abdomen scanned by students. Volunteers are needed on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to noon. Students will scan the aorta, spleen, liver, kidneys,… read more

Diagnostic Medical Sonography program accepting applications for 2016

Temple College is now accepting applications for its next diagnostic medical sonography class, which will start in August 2016. The deadline to apply for the program is June 1. Temple College offers a two-year program that leads to an associate… read more

Temple College students sponsoring Tooth Trot 5K in January

The Temple College Student Component of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (SCADHA) is sponsoring a Tooth Trot 5K Run on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, at 9 a.m. in Lions Park in Temple. Racers will compete in designated male and female… read more

By Ellen Davis | Dental Hygiene - Events

Temple College accepting applications for spring 2016 vocational nursing program

Temple College is now accepting applications for its next vocational nursing class, which will be offered in both Temple and Taylor beginning in June 2016. The deadline to apply for the program is December 10. The vocational nursing program is… read more

By Ellen Davis | Nursing

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

TC nursing graduates receive pins

Temple College Associate Degree (ADN) and Vocational Nursing (VN) graduates received their pins during pinning ceremonies on May 14 in the auditorium of the Mary Alice Marshall Performing Arts Center on the TC main campus. Dr. Glenda O. Barron, TC… read more

Dental Hygiene Program offers free dental screenings

The Temple College Dental Hygiene program will begin free dental screenings for prospective patients from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, January 20 in the Jean and Ralph Wilson Dental Hygiene Clinic, located in the Health Sciences Center on… read more