Temple College is excited to announce the upcoming National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) National Signing Day.

Locations and Times for the Signing:

Cadence Bank Center - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Graduate Pathways Hiring Event, 301 West Loop 121, Belton, Texas

Temple College One College Center - 5-7 p.m., 2600 S. First Street, Temple, Texas

This day is dedicated to high school students and adult learners, honoring those who are making a commitment to technical education. This event is also a celebration of the college’s commitment to providing exceptional technical educational opportunities in partnership with NC3, the National Coalition of Certification Centers.

National Signing Day is open to any student committing to technical training in any field at Temple College. While it is sponsored by NC3, National Signing Day welcomes participants in trades, public service fields, healthcare, business, engineering and more. 

“We are thrilled to host the NC3 National Signing Day at Temple College,” said DeDe Griffith, Vice President of Workforce Development. “This event not only recognizes the commitment of our students but also highlights the strong partnerships we have formed with NC3 and industry partners. Together, we are shaping the future workforce and empowering individuals to achieve their career goals.”

The event will feature a signing ceremony where students will officially commit to technical training in their chosen career paths in much the same way athletes commit to college and university sports programs. Community leaders and representatives from Temple College, NC3 and local businesses will be in attendance to show their support and celebrate the commitment of these dedicated individuals.

In addition to the signing ceremony, there will be lab tours showcasing the various NC3 programs offered at Temple College including Mechatronics, Safety, Electricity, Construction and Robotics. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about the college’s commitment to excellence in technical education and workforce training.

Temple College is proud to partner with NC3 in providing industry-recognized certifications that directly align with the needs of employers in the region. These certifications are designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge required to excel in their chosen fields, ensuring a smooth transition from college to career.

“NC3 National Signing Day is an important milestone for Temple College, as it signifies Temple College’s dedication to equipping students with the technical skills and knowledge needed to thrive in the rapidly evolving workforce. It is a day to celebrate the dignity of work,” Griffith said. “Whether you are a prospective student, employer, community member or supporter of technical education, this event offers a unique opportunity to witness the success stories of Temple College students and learn more about the impact of technical education and NC3 programs.”

NC3 National Signing Day is free to attend and open to the public, and all interested individuals are encouraged to attend.

For more information about NC3 National Signing Day at Temple College, contact Treva Askey at 254-298-8417 or treva.askey@templejc.edu

About Temple College

Temple College is “Your Community’s College,” a dynamic and growing community college that equips thousands of Central Texas students with the knowledge and skills for 21st-century success. Temple College, which has campuses in Temple, Hutto and Taylor, offers more than 75 degree and certificate programs to students who seek to earn credits for transfer, graduate with an associate degree or complete a certificate for fast entry into the workforce.

Founded in 1926, Temple College has enjoyed a reputation for academic excellence for 97 years. It is nationally recognized for its exceptional programs, from visual and performing arts to competitive athletics. The College has become one of the state’s premiere institutions for health care providers’ education and training, advanced manufacturing, and workforce development programs. The faculty and staff are committed to providing exceptional quality instruction.

About NC3
The National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) is a network of educational institutions and industry partners committed to providing students with industry-recognized certifications. NC3’s mission is to address the skills gap by aligning education and industry, ensuring students are prepared for successful careers in high-demand fields.