News and Events

The East Texas Oil Museum at Kilgore College is hosting a new traveling exhibit, “Forgotten Gateway: Coming to America through Galveston Island.” The exhibit, on display through June 15, explores... Read Article

The Kilgore College Gamers Guild will host a gaming tournament Saturday awarding $4,000 in scholarships as prizes for the top five winners of the tournament. The tournament, open to KC students... Read Article

The Kilgore College Foundation will host an athletic fundraiser Saturday the size of Texas featuring a live auction, silent auction and a new event this year – armadillo races. “A Texas-Sized... Read Article

An election is set for May 4 for one seat for the Kilgore College Board of Trustees. In the South Zone, incumbent Janice Bagley will run against Charles Robinson for Voting Unit 1, Place 7.... Read Article

Kilgore College Theatre will present “Crimes of the Heart” beginning Apr. 25 in Van Cliburn Auditorium on the Kilgore campus. The play is set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Apr. 25-27,... Read Article

Jose Landin from Longview High School earned the top prize April 12 at the fourth annual High School Welding Contest at Kilgore College. The contest, sponsored by the KC Welding Technology... Read Article

Kilgore College students can now apply for the Cyber FastTrack program, part of an innovative cybersecurity training partnership with the SANS Institute and the state of Texas. Texas Gov. Greg... Read Article

Five finalists were selected March 30 at the Kilgore College Baroque and Classical Piano Festival, a piano competition open to elementary to high school-age students from around East Texas.... Read Article

Kilgore College Industrial Maintenance and Diesel Technology programs will offer an opportunity this week for students, instructors and the public to operate a Cat® Simulator (Caterpillar) mobile... Read Article

After Kilgore College announced its plan to roll out eight-week classes in the fall, the college added even more of an incentive for students to attain a higher education and garner success with a... Read Article

Kilgore College is embarking on new territory to enhance student success as the first college in East Texas to implement a revolutionary new method of instruction proven to increase student success... Read Article

The East Texas Oil Museum at Kilgore College is in need of volunteer docent tour guides to work part-time at the museum. Available days to volunteer are Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and... Read Article

Ten high school art students were named as Kilgore College scholarship recipients as part of the annual KC Secondary School Portfolio Competition March 1. Azura Mayhall of Pine Tree High School... Read Article

Kilgore College journalism students brought home 21 awards during the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association (TIPA) annual competition and convention March 13-16 at the Omni Corpus Christi Hotel... Read Article

Five East Texas Police Academy instructors recently earned the highest level of certification from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE). Instructors receiving the TCOLE Advanced... Read Article

Josh Roy of Nacogdoches High School claimed the top prize March 1 at the 55th annual East Texas Regional Science Fair at Kilgore College. Roy’s project, “Photo-Degradation of Hydrocarbons,” was... Read Article

Kilgore College held a press conference and a signing ceremony March 6 to announce details about the new KC Connection Program that will greatly reduce tuition costs for qualifying dual credit... Read Article

The Kilgore College Department of Music and Dance will host the Baroque and Classical Piano Festival on Saturday, March 30, in the Anne Dean Turk Fine Arts Building. Elementary, middle and high... Read Article

Kilgore College student Cameron Burcham, of Longview, has been named as the 2017-18 High School Equivalency Adult Learner of the Year. The Texas Association for Literacy and Adult Education (... Read Article

The Kilgore College football program signed 38 players for the 2019 season and had 27 players from the 2018 team sign athletic scholarships to four-year schools on signing day Feb. 6. KC finished... Read Article

Kilgore College has set aside scholarship dollars for individuals interested in beginning the new Pharmacy Technician Certificate program at KC. Qualified students may receive up to $1,000 in aid;... Read Article

Texas Mutual Insurance Company awarded a $100,000 grant to Kilgore College Feb. 5 at a check presentation to fund the college’s Risk Management Institute.  Jeremy Hansen, manager of safety... Read Article

Kilgore College has named 575 students to its fall 2018 president’s and dean’s lists. Students earning a perfect 4.0 grade point average and enrolled in at least 12 credit hours, excluding... Read Article

The Risk Management Institute at Kilgore College will provide free safety classes in February and March that will help train and educate local employers, employees and the general public about... Read Article

Seats are filling quickly for the new Pharmacy Technician Certificate program at Kilgore College. Beginning in February, the new Pharmacy Technician program at KC will provide students flexible,... Read Article

The East Texas Oil Museum at Kilgore College is open again after renovations to upgrade the facility. The museum was closed mid-November to receive an overall facelift and exhibit upgrades. “... Read Article

Three Kilgore College Ranger Band members have been named to the Texas Community College Band Directors Association (TCCBDA) All-State Band. Ranger Band members selected are Martha Whitfield (flute)... Read Article

Noted philanthropist and KC alumnus Kelcy Warren has graciously gifted $500,000 to Kilgore College to improve the college’s information technology infrastructure. The gift will allow KC to... Read Article

Dana Blair, director of the Kilgore College Rangerettes, was honored by the Texas Dance Educators Association with a Lifetime Achievement Award at its annual convention Jan. 12 in Houston. As a... Read Article

Kilgore College Music and Dance Department’s new KC Music Academy is offering private piano lessons for children and youth ages 5-18 years old. The courses are offered through the Community... Read Article

Kilgore College will start a program, tentatively set for fall of 2019, for students interested in becoming a licensed barber. Classes will be held at KC-Longview, meeting Mondays through... Read Article

Kilgore College introduced Willie Gooden as its next head football coach at a press conference Jan. 3 infront of a crowd of media, fans and colleagues. Gooden, an 12-year member of the coaching... Read Article

Kilgore College will offer Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) classes beginning Jan. 9 available for students both new to the field of commercial driving and classes for experienced drivers to... Read Article

Kilgore College will offer a new Nursing/Transition Program beginning this spring semester for Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs) who wish to become Registered Nurses (RNs). The program will also... Read Article

Kilgore College will honor this year’s championship football team with a unique commemorative ring for all players and coaching staff.  The rings are a testament to this year’s team that won the... Read Article

Kilgore College has classes available for students who want to earn a certificate in Industrial and Residential Electrical Technology – and some students who are displaced workers may qualify to... Read Article

Kilgore College warns students to be leery of a rash of social media advertisements that appear to offer an option to “remove all student loans” and promising loan forgiveness.  Loan rescue... Read Article

The Kilgore College Visual Arts program and the KC Department of Humanities and Social/Behavioral Sciences are offering two opportunities for KC students to gain college credit while studying... Read Article

Kilgore College representatives officially cut the ribbon Oct. 12 to open the new Faculty Innovation Center housed in the Woodfin Center for Instructional Technology on the Kilgore campus. After... Read Article

Kilgore College will offer free advanced welding training beginning this month for displaced workers or individuals wanting to improve their current welding skills. Classes offered include... Read Article

Kilgore College has been re-approved by the Department of Veteran Affairs to train veterans and other eligible persons under the provisions of Section 3675, Chapter 36, Title 38, United States Code... Read Article

The Kilgore College Adult Education and Literacy program is now offering online GED (TxCHSE) preparation classes specially created for busy adults who need flexible schedules. Distance learning... Read Article

More than 400 high school and middle school dancers performed alongside the Kilgore College Rangerettes at halftime of KC’s football game vs. New Mexico Military Sept. 8 at R.E. St. John Memorial... Read Article

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has awarded Kilgore College with the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. The Certificate of Achievement is the... Read Article

The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Fire Protection at Kilgore College recently ranked No. 4 on a list of the top-ten online fire protection associate degree programs in the nation for 2018... Read Article

Kilgore College held its annual summer graduation ceremony Aug. 9, awarding 278 degrees and certificates to 268 students. Summer enrollment at KC was 1,798, which was the largest summer... Read Article

The Kilgore College Workforce Development-Continuing Education (WDCE) department is accepting applications from qualified displaced workers who want to take advantage of tuition-free classes in one... Read Article

Kilgore College Workforce Development and Continuing Education will offer a new class, “Counseling Theories,” a 15-week introductory substance abuse counseling theory course. Taught by Stacy... Read Article

The Kilgore College Diesel Technology program held its fourth annual Diesel Technology ASE Awards Ceremony July 27 at KC-Longview. Seventeen students were awarded certificates with 100 percent of... Read Article

Surrounded by hopes, dreams and years of tradition, 36 young women became the newest members of the world-famous Kilgore College Rangerettes dance and drill team this morning. The announcement,... Read Article

Kilgore College and The University of Texas at Tyler are continuing their long history of partnership and cooperation by offering two classes this fall at the UT Tyler – Longview University Campus... Read Article

After a successful three-year coaching stint for head coach Anna Nimz, the search is over for the new coach of the Kilgore College women’s basketball program. Addie Lees will become the sixth... Read Article

Kilgore College Workforce Development will receive a $500,000 Texas Talent Connection (II) Grant to allow qualified displaced workers to take advantage of tuition-free classes. The Texas Talent... Read Article

Two Kilgore College Board of Trustees members were sworn into office at a regular meeting of the board of trustees June 27 in the McLaurin Administration Building. Janice Bagley, of Overton, will... Read Article

Kilgore College will offer a free program this summer designed for students entering college for the first time to help minimize or eliminate the need to take developmental reading/writing or math... Read Article

The Texas Shakespeare Festival’s Roadshow Tour has been selected for inclusion on Texas Commission on the Arts' 2018-2020 Texas Touring Roster. “Artists on this highly selective roster travel to... Read Article

Kilgore College held a ribbon-cutting and grand opening June 26 for a second computer tutoring/learning center on the Kilgore campus. “The Zone Learning Center,” located in Room 119 of the... Read Article

Kilgore College student Johnny Hendrix, of Gladewater, has been named an inaugural 2018 New Century Workforce Pathway Scholar and will receive a $1,250 scholarship. This new scholarship is the... Read Article

Kilgore College computer science major Jonathan Boyd has been selected for the 2018 Jenzabar Internship Program. Jenzabar, a leading provider of software and services for higher education,... Read Article

Kilgore College is pleased to welcome to its team Nancy Wylie, the college’s new controller in the Business Office. Wylie, originally from Longview and now lives in Henderson, officially began... Read Article

The Kilgore College Foundation awarded five Habenicht grants to programs and departments at the college. Grants were awarded to Adult Education & Literacy (AEL), $6,000; Automotive Technology... Read Article

Kilgore College’s Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) program awarded 50 certificates to graduates at its annual commencement ceremony June 8 in Dodson Auditorium on the Kilgore campus. An... Read Article

Last week, the Society of American Fight Directors (SAFD) awarded Knife Skills Proficiency Certifications to six Kilgore College Theatre students and two KC Theatre Instructors. The awards come... Read Article

The City of Kilgore and Kilgore College have entered into a partnership to offer swim lessons this summer. “Swim lessons at the city pool have been a long-standing tradition in Kilgore. And we... Read Article

Kilgore College will host several summer camps for children and youth beginning in June.  Camps include basketball, football, softball, music, acting, twirling, dance and swimming lessons. For... Read Article

Kilgore College has named 493 students to its spring 2018 president’s and dean’s lists. Students earning a perfect 4.0 grade point average and enrolled in at least 12 credit hours, excluding... Read Article

The award-winning Ranger Yearbook for 2017-18 is now online to view. The 180-page online yearbook, The Yearbook Project offers a detailed photographic journey of the activities, people and... Read Article

With a shared mission to meet the needs of students across the East Texas region, East Texas Baptist University and Kilgore College furthered their partnership. Starting in the fall of 2018, ETBU... Read Article

Thirty students showed off the new Kilgore College Electric Power Technology (KCEPT) training grounds May 10 after Dr. Brenda Kays officially cut the ribbon to open the new facility in Kilgore.... Read Article

Kilgore College Fire Academy has teamed up with a Wisconsin software firm to help teach tomorrow’s firefighters how to use some of the electronic tools found in today’s firehouses and engines.... Read Article

Kilgore College awarded 492 degrees and certificates to students at its annual spring graduation ceremonies May 11 in Dodson Auditorium on the Kilgore campus. At the 6 p.m. ceremony, KC presented... Read Article

The Kilgore College nursing department has had two-straight semesters with a 100 percent student passing rate for first-time test-takers of the NCLEX test. Over the last three semesters, the KC... Read Article

Upsilon Delta, the Kilgore College chapter of Sigma Kappa Delta – the national English honor society for two-year colleges – will induct 38 students qualifying for membership this spring. The... Read Article

The Kilgore College Adult Education and Literacy program is accepting applications through May 10 for its Intensive College Readiness (ICR) program. Classes will begin May 30 and will be held... Read Article

High school students in the Kilgore area will soon have access to new dual credit opportunities in agriculture thanks to a partnership between Northeast Texas Community College (NTCC) and Kilgore... Read Article

Kilgore College will host a free HIPAA training for area providers May 9 on the Kilgore campus. The training, “Free HIPAA Training for Small Providers,” will be presented by the U.S. Department... Read Article

Kilgore College’s Business Department has redesigned its curriculum to streamline offerings, make it more student-friendly and ensure its students are prepared to excel in today’s businesses and... Read Article

If there’s one thing local businessman Mike Clements has never forgotten, it’s how important Kilgore College was to him and his late wife, Amy. Clements, owner of Energy Weldfab and KC alum,... Read Article

Four Kilgore College art students won scholarships to UT Tyler’s College Art Symposium in February. Each spring the symposium and competition is held by the UT Tyler Department of Art and Art... Read Article

KC sophomore Lucas Strough of Longview took home first place in Print News Writing and The Flare newspaper staff received an Honorable Mention in the Best of Show (Div. 2) competition during this... Read Article

Kilgore College inducted 11 standout athletes, coaches and contributors into its Hall of Fame Oct. 6. The induction luncheon is an annual tradition at KC dating back to 2002. Hall of Fame... Read Article

Kilgore College nursing student Joe Applewhite was elected last month as the Northern Regional Director for the Texas Nursing Students' Association (TNSA) at its annual conference in San Antonio... Read Article

D’Wayne Shaw has been named Kilgore College’s new Dean of Public Services and Industrial Technologies, pending board approval. He takes over for Randy Lewellen who retired earlier this year after... Read Article

Kilgore College is mourning the loss of longtime board member James Walker who died March 22 at the age of 82. Walker was honored at the Dec. 11 (2017) board meeting for having served 20 years on... Read Article

The Kilgore College TRIO program, Upward Bound program and the East Texas TRIO Alliance celebrated National TRIO Day March 24. East Texas TRIO Alliance consists of students from KC, Tyler Junior... Read Article

Kilgore College and the East Texas Restaurant Association (ETRA) held a reception March 20 at Longview's Oil Horse Brewing Company to celebrate the endowment of a culinary arts scholarship in... Read Article

The Kilgore College Fire Academy is pleased to announce that Dailey-Wells has donated $19,539 worth of communications equipment to the program. New equipment donated to the KCFA will provide... Read Article

Carissa Bruton of Winnsboro High School was awarded the top prize at the 54th annual East Texas Regional Science Fair at Kilgore College March 2.  Bruton’s project, “Circadian Rhythms of... Read Article

Kilgore College Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) student Tucker Weems of Gladewater won a $1,200 GED scholarship award from the Texas Association for Literacy and Adult Education (TALAE). Weems... Read Article

Kilgore College’s Mary Hawley was recently named Support Specialist of the Year by the Texas Association of Literacy and Adult Education (TALAE). Hawley, a support specialist for the KC Adult... Read Article

Kilgore College is mourning the loss of Joe M. Hendrix who passed away Feb. 10 after a long and hard-fought battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Hendrix worked at KC from 1977 until his retirement.  ... Read Article

Kilgore College’s Randolph C. Watson Library staff will host its fourth “A Day in the Life” seminar featuring Ray Player, a 41-year employee of Eastman Chemical Company and part-time instructor for... Read Article

Ten high school art students were named as Kilgore College scholarship recipients as part of the annual KC Secondary School Portfolio Competition Feb. 2. Sidney Andrade of Pine Tree High School... Read Article

The East Texas Oil Museum at Kilgore College hosted a ribbon cutting Jan. 30 to unveil its new exhibit featuring a 1929 Mack Truck used to haul ice. Donated by Mike and Amy Clements, the vintage... Read Article

Kilgore College has named 576 students to its fall 2017 president’s and dean’s lists. Students earning a perfect 4.0 grade point average and enrolled in at least 12 credit hours, excluding... Read Article

The Kilgore College Department of Music and Dance is accepting entries for the 63rd annual J.S. Bach Piano Festival. The festival, open to elementary, middle and high school-age students, is set... Read Article

The Flare, KC’s student newspaper, has been named a Crown Finalist from Columbia Scholastic Press Association in New York. KC students received 11 Gold Circle Awards from the prestigious... Read Article

Kilgore College raised more than $20,000 for dual credit scholarships Jan. 12 at the inaugural “Continuing the Dream through Education” Martin Luther King, Jr. Dual Credit Scholarship Breakfast.... Read Article

Kilgore College held a ceremony Dec. 7 to charter a new college service club, the KC Golden Z Club. The club – the first and only Golden Z Club in Texas – was chartered as one of the youth groups... Read Article

The East Texas Council of Governments (ETCOG) and the Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division, are proud to announce the award of $200,000 in grant funding to Kilgore College. These... Read Article

Kilgore College joined higher education institutions around the nation Nov. 8 by honoring its students who were among the first members of their families to attend college. This event was part of... Read Article

The Kilgore College softball team held a signing ceremony Nov. 3 to sign eight high school seniors who will start playing for KC in the fall of 2018. KC will begin its sixth softball season in... Read Article

Kilgore College signed an articulation agreement with East Texas Baptist University Nov. 1 that will offer students at KC and ETBU access to more enhanced educational opportunities. Signing the... Read Article

The East Texas Section of the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) donated $10,000 Oct. 27 to the Kilgore College Corrosion Technology scholarship program. ­Representatives from the... Read Article

Kilgore College is pleased to welcome to its team Fred Gore, the college’s new vice president of administrative services and chief financial officer. Gore officially began his duties Oct. 16 at... Read Article

Kilgore College has been selected to receive a U.S. Department of Education 2017 Part F Title III Strengthening Institutions grant worth $2,998,352 over a five-year cycle. KC was one of only two... Read Article

Kilgore College student Catherine Camp is one of 207 Phi Theta Kappa members named a 2017 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar and will receive a $1,000 scholarship. Camp, of Longview, is a... Read Article

Kilgore College was named today as one of 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high... Read Article

The Flare newspaper won sweepstakes for the 30th time in the last 31 years at the Texas Community College Journalism Association’s (TCCJA) annual fall meeting and competition Oct. 6-7 at the... Read Article

Kilgore College honored former standout athletes, coaches and contributors at its annual Hall of Fame Weekend Oct. 6-7. Hall of Fame inductees were introduced during a luncheon Oct. 7 in the... Read Article

In recognition of National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week, the Adult Education and Literacy Program of Kilgore College hosted an open house at the KC-Longview campus to dedicate a new... Read Article

Texas and national leaders from higher education associations, institutions, foundations, and businesses have come together to launch the Harvey... Read Article

He was a favorite among students, known for his wit and sense of humor - or as one student described him online, “Dr. Frank R. (Rob) Williams was fall-out-of-your-chair-laughing funny.” Williams... Read Article

The world-famous Kilgore College Rangerettes named new officers after tryouts Aug. 18 at the annual Rangerette Show-Offs. Twenty-one sophomores tried out for the coveted five officer positions in... Read Article

Kilgore College held its annual summer graduation ceremony  Aug. 10, awarding 285 degrees and certificates to 266 students.... Read Article

With logistics, distribution and warehousing on the rise in the East Texas economy, industry representatives met with Kilgore College officials July 27 to discuss training requirements for current... Read Article

Beginning Aug. 1, 2017, Texas law allows for the concealed carry of handguns on junior and community college campuses by those licensed to carry.  KC has three areas that permanently prohibit the... Read Article

Kilgore College has announced it is teaming with McKinstry, a national firm specializing in design, construction and energy services, to conduct a complete campus energy infrastructure audit and... Read Article

Kilgore College was recently notified about its renewal for the Texas School Ready Comprehensive Lead Agent grant for 2017-2019. The grant, which was also awarded to KC for the 2015-17 school... Read Article

Surrounded by hopes, dreams and years of tradition, 36 young women became the newest members of the world-famous Kilgore College Rangerettes dance and drill team this morning. The announcement,... Read Article

The departure of Kilgore College Small Business Development Center (KCSBDC) director Brad Bunt and other SBDC employees this spring to join the staff of a sister community college in the North... Read Article

The Kilgore College Diesel Technology program held its third annual Diesel Technology ASE Certificate Distribution Ceremony June 30, awarding certificates to 20 students with 100 percent of the... Read Article

Congressman Louie Gohmert recently announced that Kilgore College’s Upward Bound program will receive federal grants from the U.S. Department of Education totaling $1.28 million. The grant will... Read Article

Kilgore College has named 484 students to its spring 2017 president’s and dean’s lists. Students earning a perfect 4.0 grade point average and enrolled in at least 12 credit hours, excluding... Read Article

Julian Alvarez, Texas Workforce Commissioner Representing Labor, was on the Kilgore College campus June 9 presenting KC and RedZone Coil Tubing LLC a $233,262 Skills Development Fund grant from TWC... Read Article

Kilgore College presented two special awards at its May 12 graduation ceremony, The Blue Ribbon Medal of Excellence for Student Success and the Blue Ribbon Medal of Excellence for Alumni Success... Read Article

Kilgore College held two fall commencements May 12 awarding 506 degrees and certificates to 407 graduates for the spring of 2017. In lieu of a graduation speaker, KC presented the... Read Article

Upsilon Delta, the Kilgore College chapter of Sigma Kappa Delta, the national English honor society for two-year colleges, inducted 66 students May 4 who qualified for membership this spring.... Read Article

The Kilgore College Welding Technology Program and the KC Welding Club hosted a welding contest April 28 that drew students from 17 area school districts. Chancy Northern of Woodville High School... Read Article

The Kilgore College softball team has had a banner year, qualifying for the Region 14 Tournament for the first time in its five-year history. The Rangers, under head coach Leslie Messina,... Read Article

Kilgore College students Cesar Navarrete and Catherine Camp were awarded $1,000 scholarships from the National Technical Honor Society. Navarrete, from Kilgore, is a student in the Process... Read Article

The Kilgore College Continuing Education Department will offer swimming lessons for all ability levels beginning in June. Each student will be surveyed for level of ability and the instructor may... Read Article

Kilgore College will host several summer camps for children and youth beginning in June featuring basketball, football, softball, music, acting, twirling and dance. For more information on the... Read Article

Kilgore College’s East Texas Police Academy will host a free training session April 25 by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Texas for federal, state and local law enforcement... Read Article

Kilgore College has been named the eighth best community college in America according to College Choice. College Choice correlated data from Aspen Institute’s College Excellence Program, Payscale... Read Article

After a six-month car restoration project, Kilgore College students in the Auto Body Repair Technology program presented the Gladewater Police Department April 7 with a restored 1951 Chevy Deluxe ... Read Article

The Columbia Scholastic Press Association awarded The Flare and The Flare Magazine as Silver Crown winners at the 2017 College Media Convention. The Flare, Kilgore College’s weekly student... Read Article

Ryan Dougherty of Prairiland High School was awarded the top prize at the 53rd annual East Texas Regional Science Fair at Kilgore College March 3.  Dougherty’s project, “Driving Yourself to Deaf... Read Article

Kilgore College’s director of counseling and testing, Pam Gatton, was presented with the Counselor of the Year award at the Piney Woods Counseling Association’s spring meeting Feb. 22 at UT Tyler... Read Article

Kilgore College’s Betsy Rodriguez was recently named Support Specialist of the Year by the Texas Association of Literacy and Adult Education (TALAE). Rodriguez, a support specialist for the KC... Read Article

Dan Reigstad has been named as deputy director of Kilgore College’s East Texas Police Academy, filling a vacant position left when Joe Cassin was named the academy’s director in February of 2016... Read Article

Kilgore College is pleased to announce that its enrollment has increased by nearly 7 percent since last spring’s certified enrollment. Unofficial enrollment taken on the twelfth class day this... Read Article

Kilgore College has named 509 students to its fall 2016 president's and dean's lists. Students earning a perfect 4.0 grade point average and enrolled in at least 12 credit hours, excluding... Read Article

Texas Mutual Insurance Company's Jeremy Hansen, manager of regional safety services, was on campus Feb. 9 to present a $100,000 grant to Kilgore College's Risk Management Institute. This year... Read Article

It’s been seven months since Kilgore College broke ground on a new softball complex and the community got a first-hand glimpse Feb. 3 of the new field in Kilgore. An opening day ceremony at the... Read Article

Legendary former Kilgore College women’s basketball coach Evelyn Blalock was announced Jan. 16 as one of 12 finalists for induction into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. The Women’s... Read Article

The Texas Shakespeare Festival at Kilgore College has been awarded a $10,000 Art Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts for the TSF’s Roadshow Educational Tour. With the NEA Art... Read Article

The Kilgore College Rangerettes were featured performers Dec. 7 in Hawaii commemorating the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. The Rangerettes performed at the 75th Anniversary Mass... Read Article

Kilgore College held fall graduation Dec. 9 which included a majority of 182 graduation applicants earning 296 degrees and certificates.... Read Article

Kilgore College welcomed ex-students, faculty and staff back on campus the week of Oct. 24 with an abundance of activities to celebrate KC Homecoming. Sy Humphrey (Magnolia, Ark.) was named... Read Article

Kilgore College is one of 15 colleges in Texas selected to receive an unprecedented performance-based grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) to accelerate developmental... Read Article

Kilgore College is pleased to announce that four KC instructors are recipients of the annual National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence Award. Instructors... Read Article

Kilgore College celebrated a long and distinguished relationship with Eastman Chemical Co. by presenting the company the inaugural Blue Ribbon Medal for Student Success Aug. 11 at summer graduation... Read Article

Kilgore College awarded 251 degrees and certificates to students at its annual summer graduation ceremony Aug. 11 in Dodson Auditorium on the Kilgore campus. In lieu of a graduation speaker, KC ... Read Article

Achieving the Dream (ATD) has designated Kilgore College as a “Leader College,” a national honor awarded to institutions in the ATD National Network that have shown three years of steady... Read Article

Kilgore College is pleased to announce that it has entered into an articulation agreement with Public Health Studies at Texas A&M Health... Read Article

Kilgore College held a public ceremony July 28 to officially re-open the Randolph C. Watson Library and dedicate the new Mike Miller Plaza on the Kilgore campus. Built in in 1967, the library... Read Article

Surrounded by hopes, dreams and years of tradition, 36 young women became the newest members of the world-famous Kilgore College Rangerettes dance and drill team this morning. The announcement,... Read Article

Kilgore College broke ground June 30 to celebrate the beginning of construction for the new KC Commons softball complex. Work on the project will begin in July with the goal of playing Ranger... Read Article

The Texas Shakespeare Festival began June 30 and will run through July 31 in Van Cliburn Auditorium on the Kilgore campus. This year’s plays include: “The Merchant of Venice”... Read Article

The Kilgore College Adult Education and Literacy program awarded more than 50 General Educational Development (GED) certificates to graduates at its annual commencement June 10 in Dodson Auditorium... Read Article

Kilgore College held two spring graduation ceremonies Friday, May 6, with 543 degrees and certificates awarded. The 2 p.m. ceremony included students receiving Associate of Applied Science and... Read Article

The Kilgore College Small Business Development Center has been named the state’s SBDC of the Year by the North Texas SBDC Network. SBDC of the Year is awarded based on exceeding performance... Read Article

The Kilgore College Welding Technology Program and the KC Welding Club hosted a welding contest April 29 that drew 69 students from 18 area school districts. Tony Rojas of Kilgore High School... Read Article

As part of their continuing partnership designed to expand opportunities for student success in Longview, Kilgore and Gregg County, the UT Tyler Longview University Center and Kilgore College have... Read Article

Kilgore College has been named one of only 150 community colleges nationwide that qualified to move on to the second round of the $1 million... Read Article

Dr. Bill Holda was honored with a retirement reception Jan. 24 in honor of his 40-plus years of service at Kilgore College – 20 of which he served as president of the college. Several elected... Read Article

Do you want to print your statement of charges for the spring semester or do you need to print your schedule?... Read Article

Kilgore College was recently awarded a $217,050 Skills Development Fund job training grant from the Texas Workforce Commission. The college also received an $80,000 gift from Kilgore Economic... Read Article

The college honored 45 employees who have served for a combined 625 years of service at the annual service awards Christmas luncheon Dec. 11 in the Devall Student Center Ballroom. Congratulations... Read Article

The Kilgore Board of Trustees approved tonight a two-year, eight month contract for incoming president Dr. Brenda Kays. The term of the contract is from Jan. 1, 2016 to Aug. 31, 2018. Annual... Read Article

Kilgore College held fall commencement Dec. 11 awarding 346 students with 390 degrees and certificates.  Dr. Bill Holda, KC president, was graduation speaker. Dr. Holda is retiring the end of... Read Article

Kilgore College received a final letter today from the Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) that clears the college of all allegations made by former employees related to improper... Read Article

The Kilgore College Board of Trustees unanimously voted Monday night to appoint Dr. Brenda Kays as the ninth president of the college. ​Kays comes from Stanly Community College (N.C.) where she... Read Article

The Kilgore College Board of Trustees accepted applications for the position of president of the college through Oct. 10. After reviewing a large pool of qualified candidates, completing... Read Article

KILGORE, TX -- It took two overtimes, but Kilgore College's defense played one heck of a game in a rain-soaked contest to hand Tyler Junior College its second loss of the season, 23-17 on Saturday... Read Article

Kilgore College's longest-serving board member, R.E. ‘Sonny' Spradlin Jr., passed away Saturday, Oct. 17. Elected April 2, 1983, Spradlin surpassed both H.L. McKaig, a trustee from 1958 to 1985;... Read Article

Kilgore College was voted the "Best College in East Texas" by the Longview News-Journal's annual Best of East Texas... Read Article

For the first time, all of KC’s initiatives in Henderson will be hosted in the same building: dual credit academic and workforce classes, Adult Education and Literacy (including GED and ESL classes... Read Article

Kilgore College has been selected to be a “Texas School Ready!” Comprehensive Lead Agent for the 2015-17 school years and will receive a grant worth around $250,000. The two-year grant will allow... Read Article

The KC Board of Trustees honors KC students and employees at most board meetings with an “Employee Spotlight” or “Student Spotlight.” Employees are nominated by their supervisor/director/dean/... Read Article

Kilgore College awarded 305 degrees and certificates to students at its annual summer graduation ceremony Aug. 6. The ceremony featured speaker Justice David L. Bridges. Bridges was elected to... Read Article

The Kilgore College TRIO Program will be awarded a $1.15 million federal grant to continue its services through the year 2020. The primary goal of the program is to help first-generation, low... Read Article

Surrounded by hopes, dreams and years of tradition, 36 young women became the newest members of the world-famous Kilgore College Rangerettes dance and drill team July 17. The announcement, made... Read Article

Dr. William M. “Bill” Holda announced today that he will step down as president of Kilgore College effective Jan. 31, 2016. Holda was selected as the eighth president of KC on July 2, 1996, by... Read Article

Kilgore College will host several summer camps for youth beginning in June. There are also several enrichment courses available for children including swimming lessons, Spanish and photography... Read Article

Four new Kilgore College Board of Trustees members were sworn in at last night’s board meeting. New trustees include: Lon Ford (Central Zone, representing Kilgore Independent... Read Article

Kilgore College has named 449 students to its spring 2015 president’s and dean’s lists. Students earning a perfect 4.0 grade point average and enrolled in at least 12 credit hours, excluding... Read Article

Nineteen students from Gregg, Upshur and Rusk counties were inducted into the National Adult Education Honor Society by the Kilgore College Adult Education Program at its annual convocation May 12... Read Article

The award-winning Ranger Yearbook is now online to view. The 175-page online yearbook, The Yearbook Project, offers a detailed photographic journey of the activities, people and organizations that... Read Article

Representatives from Stanley Security presented Kilgore College April 29 with a $100,000 grant intended to improve campus security. KC was named one of 10 finalists for the security grant in... Read Article

The search is over for the new head coach of the Kilgore College women’s basketball program. Anna Nimz was introduced to the Kilgore community at a press conference April 21 as the new Lady... Read Article

Kilgore College received the results from Air Quality Associates, Inc., in response to the asbestos allegations made against the college.... Read Article

Mr. Larry Snodgrass, licensed through the Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS), designed a project in accordance with the Texas Asbestos Health Protection Act regulations for Kilgore... Read Article

Kilgore College has received letters from both the Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), which exonerate the college of all... Read Article

Three Kilgore College basketball players were honored with selections to the Region XIV All-Conference and All-Region teams. KC's Jonathan Milligan and Bakari Copeland were selected for First... Read Article

Kilgore College has received the final report from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) following allegations of asbestos violations in the fall of 2014. The TCEQ Environmental... Read Article

Kilgore College students, faculty and staff are welcomed to attend and perform at Open Mic Night, presented by the Ranger Ambassadors. This event is set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, in the Devall... Read Article

The Kilgore College Rangerettes received the 2015 Texas Medal of Arts Award from the Texas Cultural Trust Feb. 25 at the Long Center for the Performing Arts in Austin. The Rangerettes accepted... Read Article

The Kilgore College Industrial Maintenance program was recently awarded $353,000 from the state of Texas’ Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) Job Building Fund. With the money, Industrial... Read Article

Kilgore College president Dr. Bill Holda is pleased to announce that two KC instructors, Nancy Lamouroux and Coy Lothrop, are recipients of the annual NISOD Excellence Awards. They were nominated... Read Article

Ten high school art students were named as Kilgore College scholarship recipients as part of the annual KC Secondary School Portfolio Competition Feb. 6. Claudia McMillian of Henderson High... Read Article

The Kilgore College Rangerettes will receive a 2015 Texas Medal of Arts Award from the Texas Cultural Trust. Announced today at a banquet at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, the Rangerettes will... Read Article

The Kilgore College softball team held a signing ceremony Jan. 16 and signed eight high school seniors who will start playing for KC in the fall of 2015. The head coach of the Rangers is Leslie... Read Article

Kilgore College’s Corrosion Technology Program received a $5,000 donation Dec. 12 from American Innovations out of Austin. The money will be used to fund scholarships for students in the... Read Article

Kilgore College has named 518 students to its fall 2014 president’s and dean’s lists. Students earning a perfect 4.0 grade point average and enrolled in at least 12 credit hours, excluding... Read Article

For the second-straight year, Kilgore College has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). This is... Read Article

The 2001 Kilgore College football team has been named to this year’s NJCAA Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Under the leadership of head coach Jimmy Rieves, KC finished the 2001 season... Read Article

Kilgore College held fall commencement Friday, Dec. 12. with Carolyn Fox-Hearne, KC art instructor,as the graduation speaker. Fox-Hearne is also KC’s nominee for the state’s Minnie Stevens Piper... Read Article

Kilgore College has been named to the “Military Friendly Schools” list for the fourth consecutive year. The award is presented annually by Victory Media, the premier media entity for military... Read Article

Kilgore College has been named to the “Military Friendly Schools” list for the fourth consecutive year. The award is presented annually by Victory Media, the premier media entity for military... Read Article

Seventy-five years ago the World Famous Kilgore College Rangerettes walked onto the Kilgore College football field for their first jaw-dropping performance pioneering an American art form that 75... Read Article

Kilgore College President Dr. Bill Holda is pleased to announce that the college has received a $60,000 grant from the Annie B. Laird Foundation to assist in funding renovation costs and purchase... Read Article

Kilgore College quarterback Averion Hurts had an impressive outing Aug. 30 throwing four touchdown passes en route to KC's 45-7 victory over Arkansas Baptist College to open up the 2014 season.... Read Article

The Kilgore College Rangerettes will hold a special 75th Anniversary edition of Showoffs 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, in Dodson Auditorium. Five new officers will be named at Showoffs and the 36... Read Article

Ranger tight end Colin Jeter will play for the LSU Tigers this fall. The 6-foot-6, 235-... Read Article

As part of a recent partnership initiative designed to expand opportunities for student success in the Gregg County area, The University of Texas at Tyler and Kilgore College have launched the... Read Article

Famed economist Dr. Ray Perryman was on the Kilgore College campus April 30 and revealed a study on the economic benefits of the drill team and precision dance industry – originally inspired by the... Read Article

The Kilgore College Board of Trustees approved Dr. Mike Turpin as the new Vice President of Instruction effective June 1. Turpin takes over for Dr. Gerald Stanglin who retired after serving in the... Read Article

Kilgore College President Dr. Bill Holda is proud to announce that Heather Prince, KC sophomore, has been named as a Coca-Cola Gold Scholar.  Prince was selected based on scores earned in the All-USA... Read Article