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27th annual Temple College Jazz Festival set for March 23-25

The 27th Annual Temple College Jazz Festival will take place March 23-25 at the Mary Alice Marshall Performing Arts Center (PAC) on the Temple College main campus. The annual event has gained a reputation as one of the best jazz… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events - Music

Financial aid available for selected health professions courses

The Temple College Business and Continuing Education Division has received funding to provide additional financial aid for students interested in taking their courses to train for new careers. Eligible students may now receive financial aid that covers up to half… read more

By Ellen Davis | Continuing Education

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

By Ellen Davis | Academics - Science - Student Success

Trustees set 2017-2018 tuition rates

Temple College Trustees have voted to increase tuition for all students beginning in fall 2017. The new tuition rates will be $97 per semester credit hour for in-district students, $169 per semester credit hour for out-of-district students, and $245 per… read more

By Ellen Davis | Administration

Brass Choir to give Feb. 21 concert

The Temple College Brass Choir will give a concert titled “A Bit of Brass” on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 12:30 p.m. in the Jackson-Graeter Backstage Theatre. The concert will feature music arranged for brass choir in a variety of styles… read more

By Ellen Davis | Music

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

Movies and other events planned for Black History Month

A variety of activities will be held at Temple College in February to celebrate Black History Month. The activities, dates and times are as follows: Monday, Feb. 13: The movie “The Great Debaters” will be shown in the lounge of… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events

Spring gallery exhibit features illustrations of insects from around the world

Greg Lewallen has been an artist all his life, but his artistic career did not really take off until he drew a moth. “I had drawn a sketch of a moth and a colleague asked me where I had gotten… read more

By Ellen Davis | Art

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

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

Clarinet instructor to perform Jan. 22

Temple College clarinet instructor Anna Carney will present a recital on Sunday, Jan. 22, at 3 p.m. in the Jackson-Graeter Backstage Theatre. The concert is free and open to the public. Soprano Teri Johnson and pianist Father Timothy Nolt will… read more

By Ellen Davis | Music

Business and Continuing Education Division announces spring 2017 courses

The Temple College Business and Continuing Education Division is offering nearly 40 courses for businesses and individuals this spring. Courses will offered in a wide variety of areas, including accounting and finance, business and marketing, communication and language, computer applications,… read more

By Ellen Davis | Continuing Education

#TC90th – The top 10 stories of 2016

2016 was a special year for Temple College as it marked the 90th anniversary of its founding. Here are some of the top stories from the year. 1.Temple College celebrates its 90th year Temple College celebrated the 90th anniversary of… read more

By Ellen Davis | Administration

Temple College announces fall 2016 Honor Lists

Temple College has announced its honor lists for the fall 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 | Honors List

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 to host Dec. 8 Texas Tribune event featuring new Central Texas legislators

Temple College is hosting a Dec. 8 Texas Tribune event that will feature two newly elected state legislators from Central Texas. The event, which is titled A Conversation with Sen.-elect Dawn Buckingham and Rep.-elect Hugh Shine will begin at 11:30… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events

90th anniversary celebration set for Nov. 29

Temple College is inviting the public to join in celebrating its 90th anniversary at an event to be held Tuesday, Nov. 29, from 4-7 p.m. Included in the celebration will be tours of the college’s new Student Success Center, which… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events

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

Winners announced for 37th annual Central Texas Art Competition

Students from 10 area high schools and colleges received awards in the 37th annual Central Texas Art Competition. Nearly 500 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

TC joins effort to promote new online career tool in Central Texas

Temple College is partnering with the Temple Chamber of Commerce to introduce a new online career tool to the Central Texas region. LaunchMyCareerTX.org is a free, online tool that provides students information about the likely return on investment for Texas… read more

By Ellen Davis | TC in the News

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 to offer truck driver training starting in November

Temple College will be offering commercial driver’s license (CDL) training through its Division of Business and Continuing Education beginning Nov. 14. The program is being started at the request of the Temple Chamber of Commerce and the Temple Economic Development… read more

By Ellen Davis | Continuing Education

Continuing education courses offered this fall in dietary management and other health professions

The Temple College Division of Business and Continuing Education is now taking registrations for the following health profession courses that will be offered this fall: Dietary Management, EKG Technician, Clinical Medical Assistant and Certified Nurse Aide. Part one of a… read more

By Ellen Davis | Continuing Education

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

By Ellen Davis | Awards and Recognition

TBI students to present their summer research projects Aug. 9

Students who have been participating in a summer research program sponsored by the Texas Bioscience Institute (TBI) will present their research on Tuesday, Aug. 9, from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the TBI Commons, which is located on the Baylor… read more

By Ellen Davis | Texas Bioscience Institute

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

Texas Bioscience Institute celebrates its 10th anniversary

The new University of Texas Dell Medical School had 4,528 applicants for 50 spots in its inaugural class. Among the students selected for one of those coveted spots was Ian Collier, a 2012 graduate of Shoemaker High School in Killeen…. read more

By Ellen Davis | Texas Bioscience Institute

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

By Ellen Davis | Administration - Health Sciences

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

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