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A&M Central Texas Holds August Graduation

Monday, Aug 12, 2019
Fifteen graduates from Copperas Cove were among the nearly 140 students of Texas A&M Central Texas to walk the stage at the Bell County Expo Center on Saturday to receive their degrees. Of those 15, five received master’s degrees, while 10 more receive...
Nearly 140 students of Texas A&M-Central Texas walked the stage at the Bell County Expo Center on Saturday to receive their degrees


A&M-Central Texas to host active shooter training

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019
A university in Killeen is offering free classes to the public, educating them about active shooters. Texas A&M University-Central Texas will have a class on Aug. 29 at Bernie Beck Lecture Hall to educate the public about active-shooter situations.
Texas A&M University-Central Texas in Killeen is offering free classes to the public, educating them about active shooters.


A&M-Central Texas alumna named principal for Palo Alto Middle School

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019
Killeen’s Palo Alto Middle School has a new principal. Superintendent Dr. John Craft named Kernisha Hill to lead the school. This is a return home for Kernisha Hill, who taught reading and English Language Arts for seven years at Palo Alto. She earned h...
Killeen’s Palo Alto Middle School has a new principal. Superintendent Dr. John Craft named Kernisha Hill to lead the school.


A&M-Central Texas alum triumphs after earning degree

Sunday, Jul 21, 2019
At 72 Beaver Dam Road in Bellport, New York, about 70 miles from Manhattan, a modest home on a lush, tree-lined street is tucked somewhat anonymously into a residential area surrounded by industrial warehouses, paving companies, trucking lots and constr...
Local resident Crystal Brown recently finished her first year as a graduate student at Baylor University


Popular FaceApp poses cybersecurity concerns

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019
With comments from Texas A&M University - Central Texas faculty: KILLEEN, TX — The FaceApp mobile application allows users to transform their face to make it smile, look younger, look older or even change gender, but one particular feature is grabbing h...
Local resident Crystal Brown recently finished her first year as a graduate student at Baylor University


A&M-Central Texas alum finds career in Washington, D.C.

Sunday, Jul 14, 2019
... Now a graduate student in the College of Education’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling program, Saxon met Career and Professional Development staffer, Cortina Merrit, who made a presentation during one of her classes on career assessment. And, to th...
A&M-CT alumna Michelle Villarreal


Warriors garden to support food pantry

Saturday, Jun 8, 2019
KILLEEN, TX — Phantom Warriors, like Capt. Kandice Reyes, chief of Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center’s environmental health, are helping to support Warriors at Texas A&M University - Central Texas with a terrace garden initiative to support the univer...
A team of experts at Texas A&M-Central Texas are examining prized violins


Legacy of Gen. Robert M. Shoemaker lives on

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
... Shoemaker made a lasting impact by helping Taylor get approval from Texas Legislature to create the Texas A&M University - Central Texas Campus in 2009...
Shoemaker made a lasting impact by helping get approval from Texas Legislature to create Texas A&M University - Central Texas.


Warrior researchers unlock mystery behind centuries-old violins

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
KILLEEN, TX — A team of experts at Texas A&M-Central Texas are examining prized violins and other string instruments on the molecular level. Using high powered microscopes, they are able to analyze the wood, varnish and adhesives that impact the soun...
A team of experts at Texas A&M-Central Texas are examining prized violins


Academic Intern Program Making History

Monday, Apr 8, 2019
Texas A&M-Central Texas graduate student Jarrod Weaver is participating in the pilot of the installation’s new Academic Internship Placement Program.
Historian observes TAMUCT intern


A&M-Central Texas Celebrates Opening Of Heritage Hall

Monday, Jan 28, 2019
Texas A&M University – Central Texas celebrated the official grand opening and offered tours of its newest building, Heritage Hall, on Friday morning. The building may be the smallest of the university’s three buildings, but many of those who attende...
Central Texas celebrated the official grand opening and offered tours of its newest building, Heritage Hall, on Friday morning.


Multi-million dollar building opens on local campus

Friday, Jan 25, 2019
KILLEEN, TX — Texas A&M Central Texas officials hope to do groundbreaking work and attract new talent through a brand new state-of-the-art facility that officially opened Friday. Heritage Hall, the school's third yet smallest building, provides plenty ...
A team of experts at Texas A&M-Central Texas are examining prized violins


UMHB student teachers adopt role in KISD

Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019
A group of 19 student teachers in their final semester of college, including 18 from UMHB, take part Monday in an orientation at Willow Springs Elementary School where they are assigned through May via a new partnership between the university and the sc...
student-teachers


Flower power: Lone bluebonnet sprouts in field at TAMUCT in Killeen

Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019
Spring is in the air. Or, in the case of Texas A&M University-Central Texas, in the dirt. One lonely bluebonnet stands in a field on the Killeen campus, according to Karen Clos, university spokeswoman. Clos said the mid-January bluebonnet is the earl...
a single bluebonnet in the grass


TAMUCT: Top 100 Online Programs Ranking

Friday, Jan 18, 2019
Texas A&M University--Central Texas' online programs are among more than 1,200 programs surveyed by U.S. News. Only regionally accredited institutions whose programs are offered mostly or entirely online were evaluated.
tamuct rank


Adults Use Coloring Group as Stress Reliever

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019
Feeling stressed? Well, what do you think: Could coloring do the trick for you? Experts agree with the team at Salado Public Library, coloring could benefit you.
coloring markers and paper


More counselors could make schools safer

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019
The Texas Counseling Association's Jan Friese and counselor educator Levi McClendon discuss why more school counselors are needed in Texas and how they can help make schools safer.
Charlie Rodriguez


Warrior Shield App

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018
KILLEEN — Texas A&M University-Central Texas Police Chief Charles Rodriguez takes his position as a law enforcement officer very seriously.
Alexis Boykin


Warrior Shield App

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018
KILLEEN — Texas A&M University-Central Texas Police Chief Charles Rodriguez takes his position as a law enforcement officer very seriously.
Alexis Boykin


Bachelor of Liberal Studies with Music Concentration

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018
In 2016, Marc Nigliazzo, president of Texas A&M University-Central Texas, signed a memorandum of understanding with Temple that the university that would offer bachelor of interdisciplinary studies with a music emphasis, bachelor of liberal studies with...
Texas A&M University-Central Texas Police Chief Charles Rodriguez takes his position as a law enforcement officer very seriously.


TAMUCT Looking to Work with Army Command

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018
Texas A&M University-Central Texas is looking forward to working with the U.S. Army Futures Command, which will be located in Austin where a team of about 500 will take on the challenge of designing the Army of the future.
Photo by Marco Revuelta


Girls in STEM

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018
Girls in STEM: Youngsters find inspiration for future at A&M-Central Texas
Photo by Marco Revuelta


Heritage Hall Tour

Monday, Jun 11, 2018
A&M Central Texas builds new space for in-demand courses in Heritage Hall.
Image of new building from inside


Special Needs Mom Free Seminar

Thursday, May 17, 2018
KILLEEN,Texas (KWTX) A special needs mom wants to empower other parents to fight for their children’s right to a proper education.
Natalie McGrew and her Son


Earth Day

Friday, Apr 27, 2018
For the 12th year, environmental experts here provided an interactive Earth Day lesson for area students.
handing apple to child


Foster Care Conference on Campus

Friday, Apr 27, 2018
Elizabeth Smart, who made headlines 16 years ago when she was abducted from her bedroom in Salt Lake City, Utah, was the keynote speaker Thursday at Baylor Scott and White McLane Children’s Medical Center’s third annual foster care conference in Killeen...
handing apple to child