#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.
December 29, 2016 |  History

Temple College announces fall 2016 Honor Lists

Temple College has announced its honor lists for the fall 2016 semester.
December 15, 2016 |  Student Success

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.
December 6, 2016 |  Student Success

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.
November 17, 2016 | 

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.
November 13, 2016 |  Student Success

Temple College 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.
November 8, 2016 | 

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.
November 4, 2016 | 

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.
October 20, 2016 | 

Temple College announces summer 2016 Honor Lists

Temple College has announced its honor lists for summer 2016.
August 18, 2016 |  Student Success

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.
August 4, 2016 | 

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.
July 5, 2016 | 

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. Collier credits his acceptance into the new medical school with his participation in the Texas Bioscience Institute (TBI), which is run by Temple College.
July 5, 2016 | 
Shelley Pearson 

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.
June 20, 2016 | 

Eight 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.
June 16, 2016 |  Student Success

Temple College announces Spring 2016 Honor Lists

Temple College has announced its honor lists for the spring 2016 semester.
May 25, 2016 |  Student Success

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).
May 25, 2016 | 

Health professions programs present 2016 awards

Five health professions programs at Temple College presented awards in May to members of their graduating classes.
May 18, 2016 |  Student Success

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. 
May 14, 2016 |  Student Success
Brent Colwell 

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.
May 6, 2016 | 

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.
April 19, 2016 |  Student Success

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.
April 18, 2016 |  Student Success

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.
April 12, 2016 |  Student Success

Temple College 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.
April 12, 2016 |  Student Success

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.
March 28, 2016 | 
Devin Garcia and biology professor Jason Locklin conduct research on zebra mussels in Lake Belton. 

Temple College 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.
March 8, 2016 |  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.
January 28, 2016 |  Student Success

Fall 2015 Honor Lists announced

Temple College has announced its honor lists for the fall 2015 semester.
January 19, 2016 |  Student Success