Arnold Student Union
The Arnold Student Union Building, which opened in 1967, is named for Miss Mozella and Miss Marian Arnold, who taught English at Temple College for many years. Mozella Arnold was the first Temple College professor to receive the prestigious Piper Professor Award.
Temple College’s main campus includes nine buildings named for some of the people who have made the college what it is today.
The Administration Building is named for Dr. Marc Nigliazzo, who served as president of Temple College from 1995-2008.
Danny Scott Sports Complex
The Danny Scott Sports Complex is named for Danny Scott, who served as athletic director at Temple College for 31 years.
Hubert M. Dawson Library
The Hubert M. Dawson Library, which opened in 1965, is named after Dr. Hubert M. Dawson, the 7th president of Temple College. Dr. Dawson came to Temple College as an instructor in 1928, and later served as assistant registrar then as associate dean and registrar.
Newton Science Building
The Newton Science Building, which opened in 1965, is named for Dr. Anne Penney Newton, who served as an instructor and chair of the Biology Department.
Berry Hall, which opened in 1962, is named after Bryant Berry, a psychology instructor who also served as director of counseling and guidance.
Dell Martin Nursing Education Center
The Dell Martin Nursing Education Center, first built 1982, was renamed for Temple businessman Dell Martin in 2005 at the time an addition to the building was dedicated. Originally from Austin, Martin made his fortune as the owner and founder of Texas Hydraulics Inc. He provided funding for the addition after several nurses from Temple College helped care for him when he was hospitalized. The Martin family has also funded scholarships for nursing students.
Mary Alice Marshall Performing Arts Center
The Mary Alice Marshall Performing Arts Center, which opened in 1972, is named for Mrs. Mary Alice Marshall, who taught music and led the Temple Junior College choir from 1955 to 1973.
Watson Technical Center
The Watson Technical Center, which opened in 1967, is named for Miss Gracie Watson, who chaired the Business Department.