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 | 
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 | 
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.

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 |