Temple College’s Arnold Student Union is serving as a host site for Temple ISD’s free summer meals program.  

Temple College Partners with Temple ISD for Free Summer Meals Program

Beginning June 5, Temple College will partner with the Temple Independent School District (TISD) as a host site to provide free summer meals to children ages 18 and under. TISD partners with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) to provide the free meals.
May 31, 2023 | 
Tatiana Olivares and her mother Esmeralda Ruelas-Olivares both graduated from Temple College with associate degrees Saturday. (Photos by Steve Lemmons, Temple College)  

Temple College Honors More Than 700 Students During Saturday Commencement

Temple College hosted its 97th annual commencement ceremony Saturday, honoring more than 700 students who earned associate degrees or certifications.

May 13, 2023 | 
The 2023 Temple College Leopards Baseball Team (Photo by Steve Lemmons, Temple College)  

Temple College Baseball to Start Region V Tournament Against Odessa College Friday

The Temple College Leopards will take on the Odessa College Wranglers in the opening round of double-elimination play at the 2023 NJCAA Region V Tournament at 7 p.m. Friday at Roger Williams Ballpark in Weatherford.
May 11, 2023 | 
Dr. Christopher Krejci, associate professor of English (Photo by Steve Lemmons, Temple College)  

Temple College Names English Professor Christopher Krejci as 2023 Teacher of the Year

Dr. Christopher Krejci, associate professor of English, has been named Temple College’s 2023 Claudia and W.T. Barnhart Outstanding Teacher of the Year.

May 9, 2023 | 
Following Wednesday’s final games of the Leopards’ regular season, Head Coach Craig McMurtry takes time to speak to visitors in the stands and acknowledge the Leopard sophomores for their leadership and dedication during the season. (Eric Eckert, Temple College)  

Baseball Leopards Sweep Final Regular-Season Games, Prepare for Tournament

The Temple College Leopards closed out their regular season schedule on Wednesday afternoon as they hosted the DFW Post Grad team at the Danny Scott Athletic Complex.

May 4, 2023 | 
2023 Temple Leopards Softball  

Temple College Softball begins NTJCAC Tournament Thursday

The Temple College Leopards Softball team (39-15, 21-11 NTJCAC) will begin its quest for a North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference (NTJCAC) Tournament Championship at 10 a.m. Thursday as they take on North Central Texas College (30-23, 14-18) at Bosque River Ballpark in Waco.
May 3, 2023 | 
Members of the Temple College SkillsUSA STEM Club celebrate their wins at the SkillsUSA Texas Postsecondary State Leadership and Skills Conference April 13-15 in Houston. (Photo provided by Temple College SkillsUSA STEM Club)  

Temple College SkillsUSA STEM Club Wins at State, Preps for National Competition

Members of Temple College’s SkillsUSA STEM Club competed in the SkillsUSA Texas Postsecondary State Leadership and Skills Conference (SLSC) April 13-15 in Houston, where they won numerous awards and their advisor, Dr. Sandra Melendez, professor of engineering technology, received the Texas State Advisor of the Year Award.
May 2, 2023 | 
Students perform during the 2022 Temple College Jazz Festival.  

Upcoming Temple College Music Performances Include Jazz Combos and Saxophone Quintet

Temple College’s Division of Fine Arts will host two concerts next week. The Jazz Combos Concert is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. May 2. The Temple College/Texas A&M University-Central Texas Saxophone Quintet Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. May 3. Both concerts will be performed in the College’s Graeter-Jackson Backstage Theater in the Mary Alice Marshall Performing Arts Center.
April 28, 2023 | 
Design concept of the new main building to be constructed on the Temple College campus.  

Temple College to Host Historic Groundbreaking May 1

Temple College will host a groundbreaking ceremony at 1 p.m. on May 1 to kick off construction on new buildings that will change the face of the Temple campus. The $124.9 million bond construction project that voters passed in May 2021 is scheduled to be completed by the College’s 2026 Centennial celebration.

April 25, 2023 | 

UPDATE: “All Clear” Issued for Temple College Main Campus (5:38 p.m.)

UPDATE 5:38 p.m. - Temple College Police have issued an “All Clear” for Temple College’s main campus. All activities scheduled for this evening may resume.
April 18, 2023 | 
Retiring Temple College Police Chief Michael Markhum swears in new Chief Carrie Ellis during the April Board of Trustees meeting Monday.  

Temple College Welcomes New Police Chief to Campus, Says ‘Thank You’ to Predecessor

Carrie Ellis was sworn in Monday as the Chief of Police for Temple College at the April meeting of the Temple College Board of Trustees. At the same meeting, the College honored retiring Chief Michael Markhum the Distinguished Leadership and Service Award for 20 years of service. 

April 17, 2023 | 
Dr. Jose M. Hernandez, former NASA engineer and astronaut  

Temple College Hosted NASA Astronaut, Engineer Dr. Jose Hernández April 17-18

Temple College is hosting Dr. Jose M. Hernández, motivational speaker, NASA astronaut and engineer, for a series of lectures and meetings with high school students, college students and community members at venues in Taylor and Temple April 17-18.
April 10, 2023 | 

Temple College Chorale to Perform “Freedom Songs” April 11

The Temple College Chorale will perform its spring concert “Freedom Songs” at 7:30 p.m. April 11 in the Mary Alice Performing Arts Center.

April 4, 2023 | 

Temple College Invites Community to Open House Events April 4-6

Temple College is hosting its annual Open House events on its three campuses April 4-6. One event will be held each night at the College’s campuses in Temple, Taylor and Hutto, respectively.
March 26, 2023 | 
2023 JazzFest poster art  

Temple College Hosts Signature Jazz Festival March 30-April 1

Temple College will welcome hundreds of jazz musicians and jazz enthusiasts to its three-day signature music event – the 31st Temple College Jazz Festival – Thursday through Saturday, March 30-April 1. The event is open to the public.

March 24, 2023 |