Financial assistance available for spring 2022 classes

Temple College has several financial assistance programs available for spring 2022 that will enable students to take classes for little or no cost.
October 18, 2021 | 
PTK logo  

Eighty-one students inducted into Phi Theta Kappa

Eighty-one Temple College students were inducted into the Lambda Theta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) during the fall 2021 semester.
November 18, 2021 | Student Success
CNA class fall 2021  

College receives grant to train more Certified Nurse Aides

The grant will enable Temple College to offer full scholarships to 30 students seeking CNA training in 2022-2023.
November 18, 2021 | 
Veronica Hill  

Winners announced for 42nd annual Central Texas Student Art Competition

Students from four area high schools and four area colleges received awards in the 42nd annual Central Texas Art Competition.
November 9, 2021 | Visual Arts
Pathways Award 2021  

College receives award for pathways work

Temple College was one of six recipients of the 2021 Texas Pathways Awards given by the Texas Success Center.
November 23, 2021 | 
Juror Tamara Robertson reviews entries for the 2021 Central Texas Student Art Competition and Exhibition.  

Exhibition spotlights artwork by local high school and college students

Artwork created by college and high school students from throughout Central Texas will be on display as the Temple College Visual Arts Department hosts the 42nd annual Central Texas Art Competition and Exhibition Nov. 13 through Dec. 2.
November 2, 2021 | Visual Arts
Amariah Moore stands with the first students to participate in the new TBI Middle College program in Hutto.  

Helping students is dream job for new TBI program coordinator

As a student in the Texas Bioscience Institute (TBI) Middle College program in 2015, Amariah Moore had a secret dream: she wanted to work for the TBI program herself someday. Six years later, Moore’s dream has come true, and she couldn’t be happier.

October 22, 2021 | 

Scholarships available for spring 2022 certificate programs

The Temple College Adult Education and Literacy program has scholarships available for students who would like to return to school in spring 2022 for a short-term certificate program.
October 14, 2021 | 
A paper submitted by students in the Temple College chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society was one of 15 selected for publication in the inaugural issue of Change Makers: Phi Theta Kappa Journal of Student Leadership.  

PTK chapter featured in new publication

A paper submitted by students in the Temple College chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society was one of 15 selected for publication in the inaugural issue of Change Makers: Phi Theta Kappa Journal of Student Leadership.
October 7, 2021 | 

Temple College receives $3.6 million grant to fund new STEM initiative

Temple College has received a $3.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to partner with Texas A&M University-Central Texas, Taylor ISD, and other school districts to prepare more Hispanic and low-income students for careers in high paying, high-demand, STEM fields.
September 23, 2021 | 
 

Central Texas Food Bank announces upcoming food distribution events at Temple College

The Central Texas Food Bank is sponsoring free monthly food distribution events at Temple College to help those facing increased food insecurity as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

January 4, 2021 | 
Marcia Temple  

Cheerleader for success

Cheering students on is an important part of Marcia Temple’s work at Temple College
September 24, 2021 | 
Dr. Christy Ponce  

Temple College president selected for Aspen Institute’s New Presidents Fellowship

Temple College President Dr. Christy Ponce is one of 25 community college leaders selected for the 2021-22 class of the Aspen New Presidents Fellowship.

September 21, 2021 | 

Temple College, TISD receive $1.5 million grant to fund cybersecurity training initiative

Temple College and the Temple Independent School District (TISD) have received a $1,486,204 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to expand the cybersecurity curriculum at both institutions. A particular emphasis of the new initiative will be to increase the numbers of female and minority students who enter the field.
September 7, 2021 | 
Deerdra  

Academy High School students receive scholarships in memory of a former classmate

Twenty-three students from Academy ISD learned they will receive at least one fully funded class at Temple College this year thanks to a scholarship fund set up in memory of their late classmate, Aiden Martin.
August 19, 2021 | 

College receives $200,000 grant to fund new workforce development initiatives

Temple College has received a $200,000 grant from the William Stamps Farish Fund to support two new workforce development initiatives.
August 23, 2021 | 
 

College receives $2.4 million grant to renovate its Health Sciences Center

Temple College has received a $2.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce that will go toward the cost of renovating its Health Sciences Center.

July 13, 2021 | 
Second-year ADN student Edith Hernandez practices….. during the Nursing program’s first Nursing Skills Fair.  

New program helps nursing students gain confidence in their skills

Nursing Skills Fair provides a fun way for returning nursing students to brush up on their skills.
August 23, 2021 | 

Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Increase

Temple College will hold a public hearing on its proposed 2021-2022 tax rate Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, at 6 p.m. in the Nigliazzo Administration Building.
August 20, 2021 | 
   Joey Moore is one of 13 Temple College students who have worked with Biology Professor Dr. Jason Locklin on zebra mussel research. Moore is shown here retrieving plates covered with zebra musslels at Lake Belton.  

College receives $48,000 grant to conduct new research on zebra mussels

The Temple College Biological Research Institute has received a $48,151 research grant from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Temple College Biology Professor Dr. Jason Locklin will use the grant to fund a new zebra mussel research project at Lake Belton and Stillhouse Hollow Lake.

July 28, 2021 | 

College receives $50,000 grant to fund new cybersecurity teaching lab in Hutto

Temple College has received a $50,000 grant from the W.D. Kelley Foundation of Georgetown to fund a new cybersecurity teaching lab at the East Williamson County Higher Education Center in Hutto.
July 14, 2021 | 
DeDe Griffith  

DeDe Griffith named Vice President of Workforce Development

DeDe Griffith, an experienced business owner and technical education administrator, has been named Vice President of Workforce Development for Temple College.
July 12, 2021 | 
Christopher Walding, Mariah Wolschleger and Jennifer Ognibene display the medals they received for winning the Texas SkillsUSA competition.  

Engineering technology students take second place in national competition

Engineering technology students Jennifer Ognibene, Christopher Walding and Mariah Wolschleger took second place in the Engineering Technology/Design category of the 2021 national SkillsUSA competition for college students.
June 29, 2021 | 

Grant money helps students return to college and finish programs they never completed

Grant money is available to students who would like to complete a degree or certificate at Temple College, Central Texas College and Texas A&M University-Central Texas.
June 28, 2021 | 
Jackie Silva congratulates her classmates who completed career training through Temple College this year.  

‘We do make a difference’ phlebotomy graduate tells classmates

Jackie Silva had a simple message for her fellow students who recently completed certification programs offered by Temple College’s Business and Continuing Division: “We do make a difference.”

June 24, 2021 | 

College to participate in student support program

Temple College is one of 17 Texas colleges that will receive special training on how to help students who are struggling with basic needs insecurity.

June 15, 2021 | 

College announces spring 2021 honor lists

Temple College has announced its honor lists for spring 2021.
May 19, 2021 | Student Success
Alumni and Friends logo  

Temple College launches new Alumni and Friends Association

When members of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at Temple College were looking for a project to take on for the 2020-2021 academic year, President Christina Ponce knew exactly what to suggest: Helping the college launch a new alumni association
May 11, 2021 | 
Mike Sweeney  

Health professions programs announce 2021 award winners

The health professions programs at Temple College presented a variety of awards to members of their 2021 graduating classes.
May 10, 2021 | 
Kim Clawson  

Biology professor named college’s 2021 Teacher of the Year

Biology professor Kimberley Clawson has been selected to receive Temple College’s 2021 Claudia and W.T. Barnhart Teacher of the Year Award.
May 10, 2021 | Faculty