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A&M-Central Texas Hosts Warrior Preview Day

A&M-Central Texas is hosting Warrior Preview Day October 12, an open house event for prospective students, offering opportunities to meet university officials, interact with faculty and advisors, explore the campus, and learn more about the University’s...
Thursday, Oct 10, 2019

A&M-Central Texas implements System vaping ban

As a number of you may already be aware, Chancellor John Sharp has placed a mandatory ban on vaping and the use of e-cigarettes across The Texas A&M University System, including “. . . every building, outside space, parking lot, garage and laboratory . ...
Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019

Fort Hood bonds Army testing, academic, community, industry partners

Wednesday morning Operational Test Command, also known as OTC, opened its new Technology Integration Center. Officials shared the center will host engineers, data scientists, analysts, testers and soldiers who will analyze the best ways to design and ex...
Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019

Fort Hood: Post, local schools partner in effort with global reach

Army leaders were joined by local school leaders at a ribbon cutting Wednesday on Fort Hood to show off a new facility that will have a global reach. After five years in the making, the Operational Test Command opened the doors on post to its new Techno...
Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019

A&M-Central Texas taking steps toward research park reality

Texas A&M University-Central Texas in Killeen is inching closer to making a research park on its campus a reality, and a day-long, joint meeting with the Army this Wednesday may pave the way for a clearer look of what that research park could look like....
Sunday, Aug 25, 2019

A&M-Central Texas alum promotes sustainability

Harker Heights resident George Ybarra, 57, was born on the southernmost edge of the Texas hill country, in the small town of Uvalde, not far from Garner State Park. Surrounded by acres of bigtooth maple, desert willow, Texas live oak, and the tree-lined...
Sunday, Aug 18, 2019

A&M Central Texas Holds August Graduation

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...
Monday, Aug 12, 2019

A&M-Central Texas to host active shooter training

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.
Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019

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

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...
Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019

A&M-Central Texas alum triumphs after earning degree

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...
Sunday, Jul 21, 2019

Popular FaceApp poses cybersecurity concerns

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...
Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019

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

... 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...
Sunday, Jul 14, 2019

TA&M-CT graduates in the TDCJ system

Twenty-three offenders in the Crain and Hughes units of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) system in Gatesville donned a different uniform recently during graduation ceremonies hosted by Central Texas College (CTC) and Texas A & M Universit...
Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019

TA&M-CT graduates in the TDCJ system

Twenty-three offenders in the Crain and Hughes units of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) system in Gatesville donned a different uniform recently during graduation ceremonies hosted by Central Texas College (CTC) and Texas A & M Universit...
Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019

Warriors garden to support food pantry

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...
Saturday, Jun 8, 2019

Legacy of Gen. Robert M. Shoemaker lives on

... 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...
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Warrior researchers unlock mystery behind centuries-old violins

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...
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

HB 3111, SB 2300 could relieve Texas nurses of student debt

The debt many nursing students face after earning their degrees could soon be relieved. Two new companion bills making their way through House and Senate committees hope to create a student loan repayment assistance program for nurses working at long-te...
Friday, Apr 12, 2019

State leaders propose one-cent sales tax increase

State leaders propose one-cent sales tax increase. The current state sales tax rate is 6.25 percent and local jurisdictions such as cities and counties may add as much as 2 percent more for a maximum combined rate of 8.25 percent.
Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019

Academic Intern Program Making History

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

A&M-Central Texas Celebrates Opening Of Heritage Hall

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...
Monday, Jan 28, 2019

Multi-million dollar building opens on local campus

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 ...
Friday, Jan 25, 2019

UMHB student teachers adopt role in KISD

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...
Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019

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

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...
Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019

TAMUCT: Top 100 Online Programs Ranking

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.
Friday, Jan 18, 2019

Adults Use Coloring Group as Stress Reliever

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.
Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019

More counselors could make schools safer

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.
Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019

A&M-Central Texas student proud to earn her ring

For those familiar with the traditions of the regional universities that are a part of the Texas A&M University System, just two words are all that’s needed to sum up the pride of achievement and pending graduation celebration: ring day.
Thursday, Dec 13, 2018

CPD Success Story

Falina Brown, a recent hire, shares her experience with Career and Professional Development at Texas A&M University-Central Texas. Through the help and guidance of Career and Professional Development, Falina was able to secure a job at Novogradac and Co...
Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018

CPD Success Story

Falina Brown, a recent hire, shares her experience with Career and Professional Development at Texas A&M University-Central Texas. Through the help and guidance of Career and Professional Development, Falina was able to secure a job at Novogradac and Co...
Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018

Warrior Shield App

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

Warrior Shield App

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

Bachelor of Liberal Studies with Music Concentration

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...
Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018

TAMUCT Looking to Work with Army Command

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.
Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018

Girls in STEM

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

Heritage Hall Tour

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

Special Needs Mom Free Seminar

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

One Of Our Own Wins Award

Dr. Agnes Tang, an assistant professor at Texas A&M University-Central Texas and global education advocate, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Award, officials said Tuesday.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

12 - 2nd Lieutenants Commissioned

Twelve newly minted second lieutenants received their gleaming gold bars and first salutes Saturday at the U.S. Army commissioning ceremony at Texas A&M University-Central Texas in Killeen.
Monday, May 14, 2018

Preserving Local History

Christine Jones works among a historic home in a pasture in the unincorporated community of Mound in Coryell County.
Sunday, Apr 29, 2018

Earth Day

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

Foster Care Conference on Campus

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...
Friday, Apr 27, 2018

TAMUCT Host GRE Workshop

Texas A&M University-Central Texas will host an all-day workshop to help kick-start preparations for the Graduate Record Examination.
Friday, Apr 13, 2018

TAMUCT Online Affordability

We have re-appeared in the media for our US News & World Report rankings; this time on a site called PR Web!
Monday, Apr 9, 2018

TAMUCT Online Affordability

We have re-appeared in the media for our US News & World Report rankings; this time on a site called PR Web!
Monday, Apr 9, 2018

Veteran Overcomes

Temple Veteran turns discouragement into accomplishment.
Sunday, Apr 1, 2018

Campus Bluebonnets

Bluebonnet fields provide lovely settings for family portraits
Sunday, Apr 1, 2018

TAMUCT Help With Debt

Texas A&M University System launches new initiative to help students with college debt.
Wednesday, Mar 7, 2018

TAMUCT Help With Debt

Texas A&M University System launches new initiative to help students with college debt.
Wednesday, Mar 7, 2018

Cadets sharpen Army skills

Nearly 130 Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets from nine universities in Texas competed in the annual Central Texas region ROTC Ranger Challenge on Fort Hood over the weekend.
Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017

University hosts archaeology fair

Texas A&M-Central Texas hosted its third annual archaeology fair Thursday. Children had the opportunity to make an arrowhead, learn about Native American history, dig for fossils and throw a spear.
Sunday, Oct 15, 2017

A&M-Central Texas Holds Preview Day

On Saturday, Texas A&M University Central Texas opened its doors for Warrior Preview Day, welcoming prospective students in the hopes of enrolling more students studying for their bachelor’s and even master’s degrees.
Monday, Oct 9, 2017

A&M-Central Texas Social Work Students Practice Community Service

When classes started at East Ward Elementary School, the students and teachers saw a welcome sight: A&M-Central Texas Social Work Professor, Dr. Claudia Rappaprt and six social work students, in a caravan of four cars, delivering school supplies to one ...
Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017

A&M-Central Texas Social Work Students Practice Community Service

When classes started at East Ward Elementary School, the students and teachers saw a welcome sight: A&M-Central Texas Social Work Professor, Dr. Claudia Rappaprt and six social work students, in a caravan of four cars, delivering school supplies to one ...
Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017

Scholarship student earns degree starts career

Falina Brown, a recent hire, shares her experience with Career and Professional Development at Texas A&M University-Central Texas. Through the help and guidance of Career and Professional Development, Falina was able to secure a job at Novogradac and Co...
Sunday, May 7, 2017

Scholarship student earns degree starts career

Falina Brown, a recent hire, shares her experience with Career and Professional Development at Texas A&M University-Central Texas. Through the help and guidance of Career and Professional Development, Falina was able to secure a job at Novogradac and Co...
Sunday, May 7, 2017