2018 was an historic year at Temple College as the college won its first national championship in softball and prepared to welcome a new president. Here are some of the highlights from the year.
Forty-eight Temple College students were inducted Dec. 1 into the Lambda Theta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the international honor society for students in two-year colleges.
Amarillo College President Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart, a nationwide advocate for helping colleges address conditions of poverty among their students, will be at Temple College Nov. 30 to help the college kick off a new communitywide initiative to improve student success.
Students from five area high schools and four area colleges received awards in the 39th annual Central Texas Art Competition, which is coordinated by the Temple College Visual Arts Department.
The Temple College Associate Degree Nursing program is hosting an open house Tuesday, Nov. 13 to mark its 25th anniversary. The open house will run from 4-6 p.m. in the Dell Martin Nursing Education Center.
Eight area high school students who are also students in the Texas Bioscience Institute’s Middle College program offered through Temple College will be traveling to Austin Nov. 3 to present research at the first-ever Capital of Texas Undergraduate Research Conference being held at The University of Texas at Austin.
The Temple College Board of Trustees has selected Dr. Christina Ponce to become the college’s 11th president. She will join the college in early 2019.
Dr. Deana Sheppard, vice president of instruction for Lone Star College’s Cy-Fair campus, was the third candidate interviewed to be the next president of Temple College.
Dr. Mark Smith, vice president of educational services at Temple College and a finalist to be the college’s next president, answered questions at an Oct. 9 forum for members of the community.
Presidential candidate Dr. Christina Ponce, executive vice president at Lee College in Baytown, participated in a forum for faculty, staff and community members Oct. 8.