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Seventy-five students inducted into Phi Theta Kappa

Seventy-five Temple College students were inducted in November 2017 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: Belton − Hunter Day, Eloisa Drake,… read more

Student ensembles to give free concerts Nov. 28, 30

Two Temple College student ensembles will give free lunchtime concerts the week of November 27. On Tuesday, Nov. 28, the Temple College Jazz Combo will perform at 12:30 p.m. in the Jackson-Graeter Backstage Theatre, which is located in the Mary… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events - Music

Career counseling now available in person and online

Temple College is now offering a new service for its students – career counseling. The counseling is available both in person and online. Students who would like to visit with a career counselor in person may come to Room 119… read more

By Ellen Davis | Student Success

Temple College Humanities Series to offer acting workshop Nov. 28

The Temple College Humanities Series is presenting an Acting Workshop for Beginners on Tuesday, Nov. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the Jackson-Graeter Backstage Theatre. The workshop is free and open to people of all ages who want to improve their… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events - Humanities

Winners announced for 38th annual Central Texas Art Competition

Students from five area high schools and four area colleges received awards in the 38th annual Central Texas Art Competition. Nearly 550 entries were submitted for the competition, which is coordinated by the Temple College Visual Arts Department. Works accepted… read more

By Ellen Davis | Art

Tracey Cooper named Executive Director of Nursing

Tracey Cooper has been named Executive Director of Nursing at Temple College. In this role, she will be responsible for all nursing program operations at Temple College including Associate Degree Nursing, Vocational Nursing (Temple and Taylor cohorts) and the LVN-RN… read more

By Ellen Davis | Nursing

Nursing, surgical technology programs accepting applications

Three Temple College health professions programs are now accepting applications for classes that will start in summer 2018. Jan. 18 is the deadline to apply for the next vocational nursing class, which will begin in June 2018. The vocational nursing… read more

By Ellen Davis | Health Sciences

Business and Continuing Education offering Adobe classes in November and December

The Temple College Business and Continuing Education Division is now taking registrations for three computer-related courses that will be offered in November and December: Adobe Illustrator (CS6), Adobe Photoshop (CS6) and Adobe InDesign (CS6). The Illustrator class will be offered… read more

By Ellen Davis | Continuing Education

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

Temple College professor uncovers stories of little-known figures in Texas history

Before the 1960s, few historians studied or wrote about African-American contributions to the American west. “So much of black history was not part of American history,” says Dr. Doug Hales, professor of history at Temple College. Hales wanted to add… read more

By Ellen Davis | Academics

Teaching math is ‘All in the Family’ for three generations of the Simpson family

Growing up as the children of two college professors, Randell, Patti and Johnnie Simpson rebelled at the idea of becoming teachers. Randell wanted to write books, Patti wanted to become an electrical engineer, and Johnnie wanted to go in to… read more

By Ellen Davis | Academics

Temple College announces Spring 2017 Honor Lists

Temple College has announced its honor lists for the spring 2017 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 - Honors List

Temple College announces 2017 graduates

Temple College presented more than 900 degrees and certificates at its 2017 commencement ceremonies in May. Students receiving degrees and/or certificates are as follows: Academy − Angel Fry Anderson − Mollie Martinez Anson − Nicholas Ramos Austin − Bernadette Bailey,… read more

By Ellen Davis | Awards and Recognition - Events

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

Graduation her “proudest achievement” for Hutto mother of four

In her late 30s, Billie Logiudice was left with four children to support and only a high school education. Fortunately for her, the East Williamson County Higher Education Center (EWCHEC) had just opened its new facility in her hometown of… read more

By Ellen Davis | EWCHEC - Student Success

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

Business and Continuing Education Division announces summer 2017 course offerings

The Temple College Business and Continuing Education Division is offering more than 30 different courses this summer for businesses and individuals. The courses cover a wide variety of areas, including accounting and finance, business and marketing, communication and language, computer… read more

By Ellen Davis | Continuing Education

Sixty-three students inducted into Phi Theta Kappa

Sixty-three 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: Belton − Alyssa Dunaway, Kelsey Hargraves, Channing… read more

By Ellen Davis | Student Success

Temple College students named to 2017 All-Texas Academic Team

Two Temple College students have been named to the 2017 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 leadership…. read more

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

Temple College recognized 78 area high school students who are completing its Texas Bioscience Institute (TBI) program April 12. The students who are completing the program this spring represent 11 Central Texas high schools as well as home-schooled students. They… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events - Texas Bioscience Institute

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

Dr. Alejandro Arroliga joins Temple College Board of Trustees

Dr. Alejandro C. Arroliga, a physician and administrator at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Temple, has been named to the Temple College Board of Trustees. The Board appointed Dr. Arroliga to replace Michelle DiGaetano, who resigned from the… read more

By Ellen Davis | Trustees

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 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

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 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 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
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