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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

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 launches recycling program

Michael Morris says he is probably one of the least “green” people you’ll ever meet. But as Technical Director in the Fine Arts Division at Temple College, he sees a lot of recyclable materials such as paper, cardboard and plastics just… read more

By Ellen Davis | Buildings/Facilities

Top stories of 2015

Temple College had many accomplishments to be proud of in 2015. Here are just a few of our top stories from the year. 1. TC website gets a new look In January, Temple College launched a new version of its… read more

By Ellen Davis | Administration

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

Trustees approve campus enhancements

The south side of Temple College will be getting major enhancements soon, thanks to action taken by the college’s Board of Trustees. At its Nov. 16 meeting, the Board voted to issue $4 million of revenue bonds to fund several… read more

By Ellen Davis | Buildings/Facilities - Main Campus

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

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

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

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

89th Commencement Ceremony Honors TC Graduates

More than 800 Temple College students received associate degrees or certificates of completion at one of two commencement ceremonies held by the college.  The first ceremony took place on Friday, May 15, at the Performing Arts Center at Hutto High… read more

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

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