News & Press

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

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

By Ellen Davis | Awards and Recognition

Brent Colwell named new Director of the Division of Fine Arts

Brent Colwell, a veteran music educator and statewide leader in his field, has been named the new Director of the Division of Fine Arts at Temple College. Colwell will replace Tom Fairlie, who is retiring this month after a serving… read more

By Ellen Davis | Temple College Fine Arts

TC to hold its 90th commencement

Temple College will hold its 90th commencement this year, recognizing nearly 1,000 candidates for graduation at two separate ceremonies. The first ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 13, at the Hutto High School Performing Arts Center…. read more

By Ellen Davis | Uncategorized

Temple College honors area high school students completing the Texas Bioscience Institute program

Temple College will be honoring 74 graduating high school seniors April 20 who have completed its Texas Bioscience Institute (TBI) program. The students represent 10 Central Texas high schools as well as home-schooled students. They will be presented with silver… read more

By Ellen Davis | Uncategorized

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 to present ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ April 22-23

Temple College will present the lively off-Broadway musical “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” on Friday, April 22, and Saturday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Jackson-Graeter Backstage Theatre. The show focuses on six eager spelling champions and… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events - Music

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

Temple College Chorale members to perform at Carnegie Hall April 11

A group of students from Temple College will have an opportunity next month that many aspiring musicians never get in their lifetimes – the chance to perform at Carnegie Hall. The students, who are part of the Temple College Chorale,… read more

By Ellen Davis | Music

26th annual Temple College Jazz Festival begins March 31

The 26th Annual Temple College Jazz Festival will take place March 31 – April 2 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… read more

By Ellen Davis | Music

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

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

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