Cisco College News

Cisco College Welcomes Brock Kimball as Head Women’s Basketball Coach

Brock Kimball has been named the new head coach of Cisco College women’s basketball.

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Cisco College Welcomes John O’Mera as Head Football Coach

February 7, 2022

John O’Mera, one of the most successful coaches in the National Junior College Athletic Association, has been named Head Football Coach at Cisco College.

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Cisco College Health Science Programs Assist in Building Abilene Healthcare Workforce

January 28, 2022

While the nation as a whole is experiencing a shortage in healthcare workers, Cisco College through its Health Science programs is assisting in filling the gaps in the local healthcare workforce.

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College Announces the Recipient of the Brookshire Grocery Company Endowment Scholarship

September 23, 2021

Cisco College is proud to announce Keigan Nichols the recipient of the Brookshire Grocery Company endowment scholarship.

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Cisco College Welcomes Dr. Tim Murphy as Executive Director of IT

August 10, 2021

Cisco College welcomes Dr. Tim Murphy as its new Executive Director of Information Technology.

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Cisco College and Tarleton State University Announce Continuation of Partnership

May 7, 2021

On Thursday, May 6, Cisco College and Tarleton State University signed a Distinguished College Partnership (DCP) Program partnership agreement.

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MedAssistantEdu Names Cisco College Medical Assisting Program Among the Best for 2020-21

November 1, 2020

MedAssistantEdu has named the Cisco College Medical Assisting program one of the best for students seeking a career in the Medical Assisting profession. The program has achieved that status, as awarded by one off two different CHEA-recognized specialty accreditors for Medical Assistant programs in the United States.

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Cisco College Partners with Action Career Training for Commercial Driver's License Certification

October 23, 2020

The partnership will allow applicants to participate in a 4 week program to earn a commercial driver’s license, or CDL.

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Cisco College Respiratory Care Sees Success Amid Challenges

September 4, 2020

The spring and summer semesters of 2020 brought new challenges to students and professors alike. COVID-19 arrived and threw everyone into uncharted territory, but that did not keep the Cisco College Respiratory Care program from achieving success.

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Cisco College Begins Fall 2020 Semester With Changes

August 25, 2020

As students return to Cisco College for the Fall 2020 semester, they’re going to notice some changes.

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Cisco College Appoints William Milton Head Women's Basketball Coach

June 22, 2020

Cisco College is pleased to announce the appointment of William Milton to the role of Head Women’s Basketball Coach.

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Cisco College Awarded Student Emergency Aid Grant

May 18, 2020

Cisco College is pleased to announce that the College is one of fifty-seven Texas higher education institutions to be awarded student emergency aid grants totaling $711,000 from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Greater Texas Foundation and the Trellis Foundation.

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Cisco College Respiratory Care Program Grows

February 25, 2020

For many students, deciding what they want to do after graduating from high school can be a difficult task, especially for medical students.

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Cisco College Receives High Marks in SACSCOC Accreditation

February 18, 2020

Cisco College recently passed its onsite accreditation inspection by SACSCOC with only one recommendation .

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Cisco College Office of Dual Credit Relocates

January 17, 2020

The Abilene campus of Cisco College has served so many Dual Credit students – more than 1,000 for the Spring 2020 semester--that the Dual Credit Office had to move to a larger location on campus.

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Cisco College STEM Research Groups Present Findings

December 10, 2019

On Tuesday, December 10, 2019, students from the Cisco College STEM Research Teams presented their findings to a packed lecture room on the Cisco College Abilene campus.

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Cisco College’s Beverly Massey Speaks from Experience with Heart

November 21, 2019

Beverly Massey, co-Grand Marshal of the recent Heart Walk in Abilene along with her granddaughter Aubrey Massey, can speak from experience when it comes to matters of the heart. She is a heart survivor herself.

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Wrangler Belles and Wrangler Band to Participate in Nashville Christmas Parade

September 4, 2019

Cisco College is proud to announce that the Cisco College Wrangler Belles and Wrangler Band will be traveling to Nashville, Tennessee to Participate in the Nashville Christmas Parade.

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Dr. Kam Zinsser of Cisco College to Speak at TACE Annual Conference

March 26, 2019

Dr. Kam Zinsser of Cisco College will be speaking on the subject of The Transformative Potential of Real Leadership in Higher Education at the Texas Administrators of Continuing Education (TACE) annual conference on April 16-18.

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Cisco College welcomes Madisyn Arnett

December 17, 2018

Madisyn Arnette, from Mildred High School, has signed with the Lady Wrangler's Volleyball Team for Fall 2019.

Cisco College welcomes Sydney Davidson

December 17, 2018

Sydney has signed to play volleyball at Cisco College beginning in Fall 2019. She is a 6'0" All-State Middle Blocker from Bryson High School.

AT&T Volunteers help Cisco College Food Pantry

December 5, 2018

Several AT&T volunteers, led by Alice Andrade, prepared 25 boxes of food items for the Cisco College Food Pantry to give away for Thanksgiving. They added a gift card in each box so the students could buy a turkey or chicken to go with their Thanksgiving dinner. This group has been preparing boxes for the last 6 years for our students in need. Each box had everything needed to prepare a meal or two. They also added Thanksgiving plates, napkins and plastic ware.

Cisco College has also received 5 grants from AT&T Care grant programs. This money, as well as other grants and donations and several food drives, help sustain the Food Pantry. Our Nursing Department has also had several food drives at Thanksgiving over the years.

Cisco College Partners with McMurry to form Student Research Teams

November 18, 2018

Cisco is Partnering to Encourage to encourage more students to get involved in high-quality STEM learning opportunities. Cisco currently has a research team studying the development of biofermentors to generate biofuel. The team is working to Optimize efficiency for a process that can minimize the carbon footprint. The team will present their findings this Spring at the McMurry Research festival!

McMurry and Cisco Receive Multimillion Dollar Title V Grant

Dr. Anglin at Title V Grant Announcement

November 2, 2018

McMurry University is excited to announce that McMurry and Cisco College have been selected to receive a US Department of Education Title V Cooperative Grant.

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24 Cisco College Athletes Earn NJCAA Student Athlete Awards

July 2, 2018

The Cisco College athletic department is pleased to recognize 24 students who received an NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Award for the 2017-2018 school year.

In order to qualify for the award, student-athletes must maintain a minimum of 3.60 GPA. To be awarded first team honors, the student-athlete must have a perfect 4.0 GPA. Second team honors require a 3.8-3.99 GPA, while third team honors requires a 3.6-3.79 GPA.

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Cisco College and West Texas Workforce Solutions Partner to Offer Valuable Internship Opportunities Through New Program

June 27, 2018

Thanks to a grant from the new “Texas Talent Connection” program, Cisco College is pleased to announce a new partnership with West Central Texas Workforce Solutions in Abilene that will offer valuable internship opportunities to local students.

$92,998 was awarded to West Central Texas Workforce Solutions in Abilene for agriculture, industrial, automotive, energy and manufacturing internships.

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Cisco College Rodeo Team Member wins National Calf Roping Championship

June 18, 2018

It’s been 43 years since a member of the Cisco College Rodeo Team last won a National Championship, but Freshman Ty Harris has just ended that streak.Harris beat out dozens of the Nation’s top competitors to bring home the Title of National Champion in Tie Down Roping from the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming.

Harris has been roping since the age of four, and was looking forward to the tough competition he knew he would face at the CNFR.

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New and Returning Regents Take Oaths of Office

June 18, 2018

Two returning members and one new member of the Cisco College Board of Regents took their oaths of office during the regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Regents on Monday, June 11. Justice John Bailey presided.

Ronnie Ledbetter and Joe Jarvis return to serve on the Board or Regents after running unopposed in the May 2018 election. Mr. Matt Johnson joins the Board of Regents to fill the seat vacated by Ms. Sarah Adams.

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Cisco College to Hold Youth Basketball Camp

June 11, 2018

The Cisco College Women’s Basketball Coaches will hold a youth basketball camp for kids ages 5-14 this summer. Help your child hone his or her skills with ball handling, defense, passing, shooting and more!

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Cisco College Rodeo Sends Four Students to College National Finals Rodeo

June 4, 2018

Four Cisco College Rodeo athletes will be making their way to Casper, Wyoming later this month to participate in the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR.)

The CNFR is the best of the best in college rodeo where the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association crowns individual event champions in saddle bronc riding, bare back riding, bull riding, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, ream roping, barrel racing, breakaway roping and goat tying. More than 400 cowboys and cowgirls from hundreds of colleges and universities compete in Casper each year, and this year four Cisco College students will be among them.

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Cisco College Offers "Pathway to Success" Summer Youth Camp

May 3, 2018

The Pathway to Success Summer Camp is designed for students entering 6th through 8th grades with an interest in learning more about a career in Health Science or Industrial Technology.

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Cisco College to Hold Cheer Tryouts

April 6, 2018

Calling all cheerleaders! The Cisco College Cheer program is seeking passionate cheerleaders to join our team for the upcoming school year.

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Three Cisco College Students Named to 2018 All Texas Academic Team

April 23, 2018

Cisco College is pleased to announce that three students, Jennifer Dirickson, Vicki Bill and Michael Hoehner, have been named to the 2018 All Texas Academic Team.

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McMurry Theater to Present "Women in Congress" at the Crawford Theater

February 26, 2018

Cisco College and McMurry Theater are pleased to invite the public to attend a special production of “Women in Congress” on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

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Wrangler Belles Give Back

February 19, 2018

In an effort to give back to the local community, and exemplify “The Wrangler Way,” the Cisco College Wrangler Belles have arranged several service projects this semester.

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Cisco College Invites You to Celebrate Black History Month

February 26, 2018

The Cisco College History & Government Department, Phi Theta Kappa and Global Leadership invite you to join us as we celebrate Black History Month on Wednesday, February 28, 2018.Throughout the day, a slideshow honoring individuals who have attempted to build a community of justice and equality will be displayed in the lobby of the Abilene campus.

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Cisco College Unveils New and Improved Website

February 2, 2018

Cisco College is proud to unveil a completely redesigned website, still conveniently located at This new website provides a more dynamic and user-friendly platform to help visitors locate information quickly and easily.

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Cisco College Celebrates CTE Month

February 1, 2018

Cisco College is joining the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) and the entire CTE community to celebrate CTE Month! During the month of February, ACTE encourages everyone to explore and learn about the amazing accomplishments, achievements and contributions of career and technical education (CTE) professionals, students and alumni.

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Financial Aid 101: Cisco College is Here to Help!

January 31, 2017

Paying for college can be a daunting task. From Scholarships to Grants, and FAFSA to private student loans, there are a number of resources available to help students pay for college, but navigating those options and finding the right fit for you can be a huge undertaking! Cisco College is here to help.

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Cisco College to Host Taylor County Community Forum

January 22, 2018

Cisco College is pleased to invite members of the Taylor County Community to attend an open community forum, “Your Future, Our Focus,” on Monday, January 29, 2018.

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Workforce Solutions Recognizes Cisco College for Innovative Dual Credit Training Program

December 22, 2017

On December 20th the Workforce Solutions Board recognized the partnership of Cisco College, Development Corporation of Abilene and Abilene ISD for their training initiative and local commitment to provide a skilled workforce.

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Winter Show to Feature Wrangler Band and Belles

November 27, 2017

The Wrangler Band and Belles are pleased to invite you to attend their Winter Show scheduled for Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. The performance will take place in the Harrell Fine Arts Auditorium on the Cisco Campus. Admission to this event is free of charge.

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AT&T Pioneers Support Cisco College “Food for Thought” With Annual Thanksgiving Donation

November 20, 2017

20 members of the Cisco College family will have a happier Thanksgiving holiday thanks to the generosity of volunteers with AT&T Pioneers. For the last five years, the AT&T Pioneers have graciously partnered with the Cisco College Food Pantry, “Food for Thought,” and the Cisco College Blue Jackets to put together food baskets with traditional Thanksgiving fixings for students in need to enjoy with their families. 20 Cisco College students received those food baskets on Monday, November 20th.

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Cisco College Women’s Soccer Team Earns Honors from NJCAA Region V

November 3, 2017

The Cisco College Women’s Soccer team is celebrating a number of honors after finishing second in the National Junior College Athletic Association Region V tournament on October 25th.

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Cisco College Meat Judging Team Concludes Successful 2017 Season

November 3, 2017

The Cisco College Meat Judging team has just wrapped up a successful 2017 season, and made Cisco College history as the first student ever, Hannah Griffith, was named a Second Team All American!

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Cisco College Hires New Head Softball Coach

October 11, 2017

Cisco College is pleased to announce the selection of Joel Prickett as head coach for the Wrangler Softball team. Prickett has more than 20 years of coaching experience at the junior college level. Prior to joining Cisco College, Prickett served as the Head Softball Coach at Odessa College from 2004 – 2016.

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