Student Success

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

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 selected to participate in new student success initiative

Temple College is one of 12 community colleges in the state that have been selected to participate in a new student success initiative called the Texas Pathways Project. The initiative is designed to ensure that students attending community colleges either… read more

By Ellen Davis | Student Success

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 students inducted into Phi Theta Kappa

Seventy-two 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: Academy − Cindy Pritchard Belton − Paula… read more

By Ellen Davis | Student Success

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

TC student receives research grant from the Texas Academy of Science

Temple College student Devin Garcia has received a $1,000 student research grant from the Texas Academy of Science (TAS). Garcia will use the grant to conduct a research study titled “Vertical distribution, colonization, and growth of the invasive zebra mussel… read more

By Ellen Davis | Science - Student Success

Temple College student receives scholarship to attend LULAC conference in Washington, D.C.

Temple College student Benito Costilla is one of 14 students nationwide who have been selected to receive a scholarship to attend the 2016 Emerge Latino Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C. The conference will be held Feb 23-25 and is sponsored… 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 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

Temple College helping Texas close the gaps when it comes to higher education

In 2000, education leaders in Texas adopted a 15-year plan called Closing the Gaps by 2015 that was designed to encourage more Texans to attend and graduate from college. The plan called for colleges and universities in Texas to enroll… read more

By Ellen Davis | Student Success

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