FPC News & Events

Celebrating Success at Frank Phillips College

By Dr. Glendon Forgey | Sep 12, 2023

Famous IndyCar race-car driver Bobby Unser once described success as “…where preparation and opportunity meet.” That certainly describes the case at Frank Phillips College. Due to the significant preparation of the exceptional faculty and staff at FPC, the college has been providing excellent educational opportunities for students to succeed for 75 years. When students graduate…

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A Frank Phillips Freeze

By Dr. Glendon Forgey | Aug 15, 2023

The word “freeze” has several different meanings. Some good, some bad. A freeze is often associated with weather. Those with allergies welcome the first freeze of fall. Those with gardens worry about a late freeze in the spring or early freeze in the fall. A freeze can pertain to economic conditions. Businesses and some governmental…

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Frank Phillips College Recognized for Commitment to Workplace Safety and Cost Control

By Frank Phillips College | Apr 20, 2023

Claims Administrative Services, Inc. (CAS) is proud to announce that Frank Phillips College, one of more than 350 Texas school districts and colleges participating in the CAS workers’ compensation risk pool program, recently received a safety award reserved for members who achieve superior loss control results. Frank Phillips College was formally recognized by CAS at…

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FPC Announces Fall 2022 President’s and Dean’s Lists

By Frank Phillips College | Feb 13, 2023

Frank Phillips College is pleased to announce the students on the President’s and Dean’s lists for the fall 2022 semester. The President’s list honors outstanding academic achievement by recognizing students who are enrolled in 12 or more credit hours (excluding preparatory courses) and have a GPA of 4.0 for the semester. The Dean’s list honors…

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A Frank Phillips Forecast

By Dr. Glendon Forgey | Jan 23, 2023

Weather forecasters always seem to receive criticism when the forecast predicted does not occur.  We make many decisions based on the weather forecast.  What clothes to wear.  Travel plans.  Farming decisions.  The list of weather-related decisions is lengthy. Community colleges also rely on forecasts.   Forecasting enrollment is a significant factor in a college budget and…

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Thanks and Giving at FPC

By Dr. Glendon Forgey | Nov 16, 2022

Thanks and giving are two separate words.  The word “thanks” is used frequently for a variety of reasons.  However, when put together the words have a wonderful meaning. Many people think thanksgiving, a time to give thanks to God for His blessings, originated with the pilgrims and was created as a national holiday by President…

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College: Is It Really Worth It?

By Dr. Glendon Forgey | Sep 27, 2022

Many people ask whether college is worth the cost?  They rightfully point out the increasing prices of tuition, fees, books, housing, transportation, and other factors in order to earn a degree or certificate.  No doubt, with 40-year high inflation, just about every component of taking college classes has increased.  Frank Phillips College (FPC) is no…

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Emory Promoted to Dean

By Frank Phillips College | Sep 1, 2022

Frank Phillips College is proud to announce the promotion of Jason Emory to Dean of Industrial Programs. Jason was hired as a CTE Instructor at FPC in January of 2018 and then promoted to the Director of Industrial Education in September of 2018. During his time at FPC, his dedication and vision for the future…

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Frank Phillips College Awarded TRUE Grant

By Frank Phillips College | Aug 4, 2022

Frank Phillips College has been awarded $530,000 through The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) Texas Reskilling and Upskilling through Education (TRUE) Grant Program. The program was established to support the creation, expansion, or redesign of workforce education and training programs in high-demand occupations. Dr. Glendon Forgey, President of Frank Phillips College, stated, “The college…

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By Dr. Glendon Forgey | Jul 27, 2022

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines hope as: (1) a desire accompanied by expectation of belief in fulfillment. The Borger community has numerous businesses and organizations who help to give hope to area residents.  Phillips 66, Chevron Phillips, Nutrien, Solvay, United Supermarkets, Rotary, United Way, just to name a few.  One very helpful organization that is often…

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