Top stories of 2019

2019 was a busy year at Temple College as we welcomed a new president and began several major new initiatives.
December 12, 2019 | 

Six students selected to perform with 2020 All-State music ensembles

Six Temple College students have been selected to perform with All-State music ensembles in 2020.

December 11, 2019 |  Music
Diedra Blankenship (second from left) teaches paramedic students using an augmented reality system. 

EMS professor receives 2019 EMS Educator of the Year Award

EMS professor Diedra Blankenship receives the 2019 EMS Educator of the Year Award given by the Texas Department of State Health Services
December 5, 2019 | 

Seventy students inducted into Phi Theta Kappa

Seventy Temple College students were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for students in two-year colleges, during the fall 2019 semester.
December 4, 2019 | 
Amanda Travis stands in the food pantry that is part of the Circle of Support Student Resource Center. 

New social worker has a passion for helping young adults

Amanda Travis has been hired as Temple College’s first social worker.
November 20, 2019 | 
Nancy Rangel 

Respiratory Care program helps former Virginia College students complete their degrees

Five students from a for-profit college that closed have been able to complete their respiratory care training thanks to Temple College.
November 20, 2019 | 
Temple College Winners (l-r): Onaisha Franka, Briaunna Jackson and Amy Flinn 

Winners announced for 40th annual Central Texas Student Art Competition

Students from three area high schools and five area colleges received awards in the 40th annual Central Texas Art Competition.
November 12, 2019 |  Visual Arts
Jennifer Banton displays the Alumni of the Year award she recently received from Workforce Solutions of Central Texas. Banton received the award for her efforts to bring quality dental care to underserved populations. 

Dental hygiene graduate starts program to provide preventive care to underserved children

Dental hygiene graduate Jennifer Banton has received several awards for her work to bring dental care to underserved populations.
November 6, 2019 | 
Nan Cryar 

After a seven-year break, student rediscovers her passion for piano

Nan Cryar will be the featured soloist at the Nov. 19 orchestra concert.
November 4, 2019 |  Music
Brittany Lokcu 

Biology students receive grant to conduct research on zebra mussels

Three Temple College students are doing hands-on biology research this year thanks to a grant from the Temple Health & Bioscience District.
October 3, 2019 | 
PTK officers 

PTK, Master Gardeners team up to build new garden on campus

The student food pantry on campus will soon have fresh produce, thanks to a new project started by the Temple College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) and the Bell County Master Gardeners.

September 30, 2019 | 
Texas Pathways logo 

Temple College selected to continue participation in student success initiative

Temple College has been selected to continue its participation in a statewide student success initiative known as the Texas Pathways Project.
September 12, 2019 | 
Leopard Tales 

Library receives grant to continue digitization project

Temple College has received a grant to continue digitization of some of the college’s historical materials.
September 11, 2019 | 
Rachel McKeel 

Nursing graduate starts foundation to help future students

A Temple College nursing graduate has started a new foundation to help support motivated, economically disadvantaged women who aspire to careers in the health professions.
September 6, 2019 | 
Harry Macy signs a check representing the Temple Industrial Foundation’s $60,000 grant to support a social worker position at Temple College. 

College receives $60,000 grant to help fund new social worker position

Temple College has received a $60,000 grant from the Temple Industrial Foundation to help fund a new social worker position at the college.
August 29, 2019 | 
Khai Nguyen was one of two Temple College students honored at the 2019 All-Texas Academic Team Medallion Ceremony at UT-Arlington. (Photo by Ellman Photography) 

Temple College students named to 2019 All-Texas Academic Team

Temple College students Khai Nguyen and Gladys Uwakweh were named to the 2019 All-Texas Academic Team.
Guatemala 

College receives grant to help fund study abroad experience in Guatemala

Spanish professor Aurora Wold-Krogmann plans to take 10 students to study in Guatemala in June 2020.
August 27, 2019 | 
Max Puls 

Seven students earn NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards for 2018-19

Seven students from Temple College received Academic Student-Athlete Awards from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for the 2018-2019 academic year.

August 26, 2019 |  Awards and Recognition , Student Success

Notice of tax revenue increase

Temple College conducted public hearings on August 15, 2019 and August 22, 2019 on a proposal to increase the total tax revenues from properties on the tax roll in the preceding year by 4.371887 percent.

August 22, 2019 | 

Dental Hygiene program announces fall 2019 screening dates for prospective patients

The Temple College Dental Hygiene Program will conduct free screenings for prospective patients beginning Monday, Sept 9, in the Jean and Ralph Wilson Dental Hygiene Clinic.
August 20, 2019 | 

College announces summer 2019 honor lists

Temple College has announced its honor lists for summer 2019.
August 20, 2019 |  Awards and Recognition , Student Success
Kadie Berlin 

Kadie Berlin named new head softball coach

Kadie Berlin has been named the new head softball coach at Temple College. She replaces Kristin Zaleski, who left over the summer to become the new head coach at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi.
August 19, 2019 | 
Dr. Alex Corbett 

Orchestra to have a new conductor this fall

Dr. Alexander Corbett is starting this fall as the new Director of Orchestral Studies at Temple College.
August 7, 2019 |  Music

Notice of Public Hearings on Tax Increase (2019-2020)

Temple College will hold two public hearings on a proposal to increase total tax revenues from properties on the tax roll in the preceding tax year by 4.37%.
August 6, 2019 | 
Breanna Hernandez 

Softball players earn All-American honors

Two Temple College softball players have been named to 2019 NJCAA Division 1 Softball All-America teams.

June 13, 2019 |  Student Success
Brandon Bozon 

Brandon Bozon named new vice president

Brandon Bozon has been named the new vice president for administrative services and chief financial officer at Temple College. He is expected to begin work July 1.

June 4, 2019 | 

College announces spring 2019 honor lists

Temple College has announced its honor lists for spring 2019.
May 16, 2019 |  Student Success
Christi Grisham 

Health professions programs present 2018-2019 awards

The health professions programs at Temple College presented a variety of awards in May to members of their graduating classes.
2019 NISOD award winners shown here are Angelita Ybarra, Brian Williams, Dr. Sudeep Majumdar and Nicholas Kocurek. 

Temple College faculty, staff members recognized for outstanding work

Seven Temple College faculty and staff members have been selected to receive 2019 awards from the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD ), an organization committed to promoting and celebrating excellence in teaching, learning and leadership at community and technical colleges.
May 8, 2019 |  Awards and Recognition , Faculty
Commencement 2019 

College announces 2019 graduates

Temple College presented 930 students with degrees and/or certificates at its 2019 commencement ceremony May 11.
May 7, 2019 |