News

 

  • Outstanding Students
  • Nursing Graduates
  • Band Camps
  • PTA
  • Photography Class
  • Scholarships
  • NRA
  • Dean's List
  • President's List
  • Natatorium
  • Self-Defense Classes
  • Faux Finishing Class
  • Certified Nurse Aide
  • SPC Scholarship Scramble
  • CNA Registration
  • CNA Registration
  • Camp Bluegrass
  • Plainview Cosmetology
  • Auctioneer Training
  • Plaiview Vocational Nursing
  • Pinning Ceremony
  • Be a Firefighter
  • CNA Class
  • Summer Police Academy
  • Summer Police Academy
  • Basic Pistol
  • Fall Photography Classes
  • Self-Defense Course
  • Late Registration
  • Plainview Center
  • Continuing Ed Fall 2013 Classes
  • Add/Drop/Late Registration
  • Natatorium Schedule Fall 2013
  • Physical Therapy Assistants
  • Constitution Day
  • Faux Walls
  • Summer Police Academy
  • Faux Furniture
  • Oil Painting
  • Quilt Piecing
  • CNA Training
  • Quilting Class
  • Phlebotomy
  • Ballroom Dane Team
  • Tai Chi Chih
  • Fall Enrollment
  • Livestock Judging Team
  • Building Public Trust
  • Xcel Energy
  • Refuse To Be A Victim
  • CHL
  • Plainview Center Expanding
  • Awards Won
  • Awards
  • Handgun License Course
  • Phi Theta Kappa
  • NRA
  • NRA
  • Phlebotomy
  • CNA Class
  • Concert Dates
  • Miss Caprock
  • Performance
  • Ammunition Reloading course
  • Chalk Paint
  • Phlebotomy
  • Chili Cook-off
  • November Concert Dates
  • Ballroom Dane
  • Choir and Brass Ensemble Concert
  • Scholarship Banquet
  • Medea
  • Miss Caprock
  • Jazz Concert
  • Tree Lighting
  • Equal Gender Opportunities
  • Xtreme Karate
  • Robot Competition
  • Handgun Class
  • Handgun Class
  • Pinning Ceremony
  • Plainview Center
  • Robot Competition Dec 10th
  • Plainview Center Groundbreaking
  • NRA Basic Pistol
  • Spring Photo Class
  • Concealed Handgun License Course
  • President's, Dean's Honor Lists
  • President's Honor List
  • 2013 Fall Dean's List
  • Forklift Train the Trainer
  • NRA Basic Pistol
  • MLK
  • Continuing Education
  • NRA
  • Continuing Educations
  • CNA Training
  • EKG Monitor Tech
  • Phlebotomy
  • Quilt Piecing
  • Faux Walls
  • Xtreme Karate
  • Tai Chi Chih
  • Concealed Handgun Class
  • EKG Monitor Tech
  • Photography Classes
  • Basic Rifle
  • Tai Chi Chih
  • Gala
  • Piano Concert
  • Guitar
  • Godspell
  • Scholarship Gala
  • Black History Month
  • Personal Home Protection
  • Ammunition Reloading
  • Senior Sneak Preview
  • Symphoic Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Scholarships
  • SkillsUSA
  • Faux Finishing
  • Symphonic Band
  • Scholarship Deadline
  • Homecoming
  • Virtual
  • Photography
  • Book Signing
  • Handgun Class
  • Hydrogen Sulfide Training
  • NRA
  • Evening Schedule
  • Pacesetters
  • NRA
  • Basic Rifle Course
  • MLK Award
  • Gala
  • Plainsman Press
  • Godspell
  • Student Success
  • Cosmetology
  • Seminar
  • Refuse to Be a Victim
  • CNA
  • Phlebotomy
  • Jazz Band
  • Gala
  • Ribbon Cutting
  • Faux Finishing
  • Group Guitar
  • NRA Personal Protection
  • TRiO
  • Continuing Ed
  • Internship Program
  • Big Band Dance
  • Choir Concert, Brass Ensemble
  • 17 Awards
  • New CD
  • Success
  • Powerline
  • Plainview
  • Robert Slaughter
  • Tin-Man
  • Swim Registration Dates
  • Nursing
  • Plainview Center
  • CHL Class
  • ATC
  • Pharmacy Tech
  • Race
  • Photography
  • Registration
  • Dreams
  • Etheridge
  • Outstanding Student
  • President's List
  • Summer Musical
  • CNA Training
  • Phlebotomy
  • Camp
  • CNA Classes
  • Forklift Training
  • EKG Monitor Tech
  • Karate Class
  • NEW Evening Classes
  • Band Camp
  • Awards
  • 25 years
  • Rangel
  • Brown
  • Complex
  • Summer Camp
  • CNA
  • Camp Bluegrass
  • Phlebotomy
  • Workshop Training
  • CNA
  • Photography
  • Theatre
  • HAZWOPER
  • CNA Classes
  • Innovative
  • Police Academy
  • Former Student
  • Green
  • Nursing
  • Watkins
  • Nursing Graduation
  • Texas CHL Course
  • Press Conference
  • Fall Schedule
  • SPC and LCU
  • Digital Photography
  • NRA Basic Pistol
  • T'ai Chi Chih
  • NRA
  • NRA Firearm Safety
  • CNA Training
  • Quilt Piecing
  • Constitution Day
  • Concealed Handgun
  • Hydrogen Sulfide Safety
  • Chalk Paint Furniture
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel
  • Real Estate
  • Medication Aide
  • Digital Photography
  • NRA Rifle
  • Seminar
  • Awards
  • Stripes(r)
  • Stripes(r)
  • Professional Driver Trainer
  • MS Word
  • The Nerd
  • 'The Nerd'
  • Billy Dawson
  • Personal Protection
  • Ammunition Reloading course
  • Hydrogen Sulfide
  • Ramesh Family
  • Phi Theta Kappa
  • Phi Theta Kappa
  • Phlebotomy
  • Concealed Handgun
  • Wardlow
  • Photography
  • Digital Photography
  • Madrigal Dinner
  • Shabby Chic
  • Personal Protection
  • Symphonic Band
  • Articulation Agreement
  • RHA
  • Fest Week
  • Tin Man
  • Soung Technology
  • Sound Technology
  • Tree Lighting
  • Nurse Pinning
  • Law Enforcement
  • ADN Pinning
  • Stripes®
  • NASA's Orion
  • Development Office
  • Photography
  • Nurses Pinning
  • Grant

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                         CONTACT: MYRNA WHITEHEAD

    April 5, 2013                                                   806-716-2212

     

     

    TALKINGTON ENDOWMENT WILL PROVIDE COLLEGE OPPORTUNITIES FOR SPC STUDENTS

    LEVELLAND – South Plains College is the recipient of a $2,000,000 grant that will establish the J.T. and Margaret Talkington Opportunity Scholarship Endowment, college officials announced this week.

    The endowment, made possible through a grant from the J.T. and Margaret Talkington Charitable Foundation, will provide scholarships for graduates of high schools located in Lubbock and Hockley Counties to attend South Plains College.

    “We are most grateful to the Talkington Foundation for this legacy endowment that will help remove financial barriers for future SPC students to attend college,” said Dr. Kelvin Sharp, president. “It will create tremendous opportunity for students to pursue and achieve an associate degree for transfer to a university or for employment in a chosen career field.”

    This is the largest single grant that has been received by the South Plains College Foundation, which will administer the endowment. In time, the endowment is expected to provide more than $100,000 annually to fund scholarships. The college’s goal is for the fund to provide scholarship support for an additional 100 students.

    “It was the desire of J.T. and Margaret Talkington that the Talkington Foundation consider grants not only in Lubbock County but also in Hockley County,” said Norton Baker, president of the board of directors of the J.T. and Margaret Talkington Charitable Foundation. “Many women in Hockley County shopped at and were faithful customers of “Margaret’s.” The Talkington Foundation is pleased to partner with South Plains College in this scholarship endowment.”

    In 2011-12, the South Plains College Foundation provided $538,950 in scholarship support to 722 SPC students. For the current academic year, the SPC Foundation is expected to fund $583,000 in scholarships for more than 700 students.

    “The Talkington Opportunity Endowment will enable the college to increase annual scholarship awards by 17 percent and assist additional students,” said Dr. Sharp. “It will play an important role in the recruitment of students from Lubbock and Hockley Counties and will contribute to growing enrollment at South Plains College. We are very excited to partner with the Talkington Foundation to expand higher education opportunities in our service area.”

    SPC officials anticipate the first scholarships from the Talkington Opportunity Endowment will be awarded to students for the fall 2014 semester.

    -0o0-

     


    Press | Facebook | iTuneU | Listen Live to Texan Radio | MySPC | Blackboard | Contact Us