Nancy Eaton, simulation coordinator for the Nursing program, stands with one of the new Advanced Patient Simulators the program was able to purchase with funding from the JET program.  

College receives grant for nursing simulation equipment

Temple College has received a $115,726 Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) grant from the Texas Workforce Commission. The grant is being used to purchase simulation equipment for the college’s Nursing program.
August 6, 2020 | 

Emergency aid grants available for fall students

Temple College has announced plans to make $500 emergency financial aid grants available this fall to students impacted by COVID-19.

August 3, 2020 | 

Temple College announces plans for fall 2020 classes

Due to increased concerns with rising COVID-19 cases across the state, Temple College has announced it will be offering predominately online classes for the fall 2020 semester. There will be some exceptions in the health professions, career and technical education, and science disciplines.

July 20, 2020 | 
Max Puls 

Seventeen players earn NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards for 2019-20

Seventeen Temple College players received Academic Student-Athlete Awards from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for the 2019-2020 academic year.
August 6, 2020 | 
Michal Hawkins 

College announces 2020 graduates

Seven hundred and thirty-nine students earned degrees and/or certificates from Temple College in 2020.
July 16, 2020 | 
Emma Pope, a 2019 nursing graduate, shared this photo with her friends on Facebook after she learned she had COVID-19. 

Nursing graduate shares experience with coronavirus

COVID-19 is real. And it is serious. That is the message that Emma Pope, a 2019 Temple College nursing graduate, is sharing with anyone who will listen.

July 30, 2020 | 

Criminal justice major receives PTK scholarship

Temple College student Julia DeWitt is one of 13 students statewide selected to receive 2020 Dr. Mary Hood STAR Scholarships awarded by the Texas Region of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.
July 22, 2020 | 

Temple College offering free ESL, HSE classes this fall

The Temple College Adult Education and Literacy program is offering free classes this fall for Bell and Milam county residents interested in learning English as a Second Language (ESL) or earning their High School Equivalency (HSE).
July 21, 2020 | 
Kim George 

English professor named 2020 Teacher of the Year

Kim George, an associate professor of English at Temple College, has been selected to receive the college’s 2020 Claudia and W.T. Barnhart Teacher of the Year Award.
July 14, 2020 | Faculty

$500 scholarships available to graduating seniors who enroll in the fall

Temple College is offering $500 scholarships to all 2020 graduating high school seniors in its service area who enroll in at least 12 hours this fall. This includes students graduating from public, private and charter schools, as well as students who have been home schooled.
May 1, 2020 | 

College offering college entrance exam prep classes this fall

The Temple College Business and Continuing Education Division is offering three classes this fall to help high school students prepare for college entrance exams.
July 23, 2020 | 

College receives grant to help businesses adversely affected by COVID-19

The Temple College Business and Continuing Education Division has received a $50,000 Special Initiative COVID-19 grant from the Texas Workforce Commission.
July 10, 2020 | 
Phlebotomy class 

College offering EKG, Phlebotomy courses this fall

The Temple College Business and Continuing Education Division will begin accepting registrations July 1 for two healthcare-related courses that will be offered this fall: EKG Technician and Phlebotomy Technician.
June 18, 2020 | 

Five new members join Temple College Foundation Board of Directors

Five new members have joined the Temple College Foundation Board of Directors.
June 10, 2020 | 
 

College announces honor lists for spring 2020

Temple College has announced its honor lists for spring 2020.
June 3, 2020 | 
Jackie Spann 

Health professions programs announce 2020 award winners

The health professions programs at Temple College honored their top graduates in May with a variety of awards.
May 26, 2020 | Student Success
Dr. Sara Harris Baker 

Dr. Sara Harris Baker named new director of the Division of Fine Arts

Dr. Sara Harris Baker, an accomplished choral director, theatre director and music educator, has been named the new director of the Division of Fine Arts at Temple College.
May 20, 2020 | Music
 

Area high school students complete Texas Bioscience Institute program

Sixty-four area high school students have completed the Texas Bioscience Institute (TBI) Middle College program at Temple College this year. The students represent nine Central Texas high schools as well as home-schooled students.
May 14, 2020 | 
Amber Taylor 

Amber Taylor named new women’s basketball coach

Taylor replaces Kim Sebek, who retired in February after coaching the team for 22 seasons.
May 12, 2020 | 
Leighton Ellison 

Temple College helps aspiring teacher discover his love of learning

Partnership between Temple College and A&M-Central Texas provides a smooth pathway for students who want to become teachers

May 5, 2020 | 
Dr. Susan Guzman-Trevino 

Temple College administrator selected to participate in prestigious Aspen Presidential Fellowship for College Excellence

Dr. Susan Guzman-Trevino, vice president for academic affairs at Temple College, is one of 40 community college leaders from across the country selected for the 2020-21 class of the Aspen Rising Presidents Fellowship, a highly selective program for community college leaders.
May 1, 2020 | 

College launches new 8-week course model as fall registration opens May 4



Registration for fall classes at Temple College begins May 4 and will continue through Aug. 14. This fall the college is introducing a new program called “Focus2Finish”. Students will have the opportunity to take 8-week classes instead of 16-week classes, allowing them to focus on just two or three classes at a time. 

April 29, 2020 | 

Cash grants available to students taking summer classes

Temple College is offering $300 emergency aid grants to all students who enroll in six or more credit hours during the summer 2020 semester.
April 24, 2020 | 
PTK logo 

Seventy-eight students inducted into PTK honor society

Seventy-eight Temple College students have been inducted this spring into the Lambda Theta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the international honor society for students in two-year colleges.
April 23, 2020 | Student Success

Trustees set tuition and fees for 2020-2021

Temple College Trustees have set the tuition and fees for the 2020-2021 academic year.
April 21, 2020 | 
Clifton Ellis stands with former men’s basketball coach Kirby Johnson at Johnson’s last game in February 2020. Ellis played under Johnson from 1995-1997 and has been named to succeed him. 

Former player named new men’s basketball coach

Longtime Temple College men’s basketball coach Kirby Johnson will be succeeded by a coach he helped develop.
April 20, 2020 | Student Success
Dr. Evelyn Waiwaiole 

Dr. Evelyn Waiwaiole named Vice President of Development and Executive Director of the Temple College Foundation

Dr. Evelyn Waiwaiole has been named Vice President of Development for Temple College and Executive Director of the Temple College Foundation.
April 7, 2020 | 

Nine Temple College players make NTJCAC Academic All-Conference Team for 2019-2020

Nine student-athletes from Temple College have been named to the North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference (NTJCAC) Academic All-Conference Team for 2019-2020.
March 30, 2020 | Student Success
Adelaide Colwell 

New scholarship established for fine arts students

A new endowed scholarship has been set up to benefit students who are studying fine arts at Temple College.
March 23, 2020 | Music, Visual Arts
Students and faculty members who attended the 2020 Texas Academy of Science meeting pose for a group photo. 

Biology students, faculty members present research at statewide meeting

Four Temple College students and two faculty members presented research at the 2020 Texas Academy of Science meeting in March.

March 18, 2020 | Student Success