FPC News & Events

Housewright Promoted to Dean

By Frank Phillips College | Apr 13, 2022

Frank Phillips College is proud to announce the promotion of Dr. Byron Housewright to Dean of Instruction. Dr. Housewright was hired as the Director of Agriculture at FPC in 2015 and has served as Associate Dean of Instruction since 2018. During his time at FPC, his commitment has allowed the Agriculture Department to see tremendous…

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FPC Announces Fall 2021 President’s and Dean’s Lists

By Frank Phillips College | Feb 21, 2022

Frank Phillips College is pleased to announce the students for the President’s and Dean’s lists for the fall 2021 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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Inclement Weather Procedure

By Frank Phillips College | Feb 2, 2022

In case of bad weather, FPC’s decision to close or not will usually be made by 6 a.m. for day classes and by 3 p.m. for evening classes. If the campus is closed or classes cancelled, the official notice will be sent out via text message to current students and a message will be posted…

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It Was a Very Good Year

By Dr. Glendon Forgey | Jan 11, 2022

One of the songs Frank Sinatra made famous was “It Was a Very Good Year.”  As a new year has just begun it is often customary to reflect on successes or important events of the previous year.  Although the weather in January and February was frigid, the college 2021 spring semester was off to a…

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Frank Phillips Philanthropists

By Dr. Glendon Forgey | Nov 17, 2021

Philanthropy is an important part of the college mission. The success of many students to achieve their academic or career goals would be much more difficult without the generosity of our community partners. Fortunately, Frank Phillips College (FPC) is blessed with many individuals, businesses, and organizations that support the college and our students in numerous…

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Nutrien Partners with FPC Agriculture Department

By Frank Phillips College | Oct 20, 2021

Frank Phillips College AG Department is growing through the support of Nutrien and its Borger Nitrogen plant. The Borger facility graciously donated $100,000 over two years to support the creation of the Nutrien Center for Agriculture and to fund scholarships for local agriculture students in Borger and the surrounding areas. Through this partnership, FPC and…

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A Pinnacle Panhandle Performance

By Dr. Glendon Forgey | Sep 20, 2021

To reach a pinnacle is to reach the highest or culminating point of success.  Such is the case with the academic accomplishments at Frank Phillips College (FPC). At a recent budget workshop, one FPC regent asked, “How does the administration, or the public in general, know if FPC is preparing our students to excel in…

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Health Matters

By Dr. Glendon Forgey | Jul 20, 2021

Some people think they need to lose weight but are not into exercise.  Their idea of exercise is lifting the fork from the plate to their mouth.  Not the best way to lose weight. Most, if not all, physicians highly recommend some type of physical exercise.  In fact, the Apostle Paul writes to Timothy in…

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Economical Education

By Dr. Glendon Forgey | Mar 9, 2021

Many articles have been written regarding the cost of going to college.  Students and their parents voice concern about the escalating cost of tuition, books, residential housing, etc.   This is not one of those articles. Instead, this is about the excellent economic opportunity students have in attending Frank Phillips College (FPC). Over a decade ago,…

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First Impressions

By Dr. Glendon Forgey | Jan 22, 2021

First impressions are important.  While a book should not be judged by its cover, many people are unlikely to read it if the cover is not appealing.  And as Will Rogers once said, “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.”  That sounds like something Yogi Berra would say. It has been…

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