Seventy-five Temple College students were inducted in November 2017 as members of the Lambda Theta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the international honor society for students in two-year colleges.
Students from five area high schools and four area colleges received awards in the 38th annual Central Texas Art Competition. Nearly 550 entries were submitted for the competition, which is coordinated by the Temple College Visual Arts Department. Works accepted for the competition included paintings, drawings, prints, photography, ceramics, sculpture and jewelry. The juror for the competition was Jeffie Brewer, an assistant professor in the School of Art at Stephen...
Tracey Cooper has been named Executive Director of Nursing at Temple College. In this role, she will be responsible for all nursing program operations at Temple College including Associate Degree Nursing, Vocational Nursing (Temple and Taylor cohorts) and the LVN-RN Bridging program.
Sixteen area high school students conducted research in summer 2017 as part of a program sponsored by the Texas Bioscience Institute’s Middle College program.
Eighteen students from Temple College received Academic Student-Athlete Awards from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for the 2016-2017 academic year.
In 2011-2012, Jordan Pickett helped lead the Temple College volleyball team to a 23-20 record, the NJCAA Region V Tournament Championship, and a berth in the NJCAA National Tournament. This fall, she will be back at the college coaching the team she used to play on, and trying to change the lives of students the same way she says her life was changed at Temple College.
Beginning Aug. 1, 2017, all persons over age 21 who are licensed to carry concealed handguns will be able to do so on community college campuses throughout Texas, including the Temple College campus.
An article History Professor Doug Hales wrote about a black cowboy named Daniel Webster Wallace has been published in two different books.
Growing up as the children of two college professors, Randell, Patti and Johnnie Simpson rebelled at the idea of becoming teachers.Nevertheless, all three ended up in the classroom, teaching the same subject -math- at the same college − Temple College.
Five Temple College faculty members have been selected to receive 2017 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.