Faces of Temple
Temple Made: Luv Sodha
In the next installment of our student profile series, meet a Fox School student from India (via Bucks County) who, with the help of merit-based scholarships and a lot of hard work, is living the American dream. Next stop after graduation for this finance and accounting double-major: a job at one of the "Big Four" professional services firms.
October 19, 2012
Temple Made: Colleen Hooper
Is it possible to earn a Ph.D. as a dance scholar while continuing to practice as a dancer and choreographer at the highest level? At Temple, the answer is yes. In the latest installment of the Temple Made student profile series, meet Colleen Hooper (and then watch her perform in 'Somos' on Oct. 12).
October 5, 2012
Temple Made: Christopher M. Orlando
In the latest installment of the Temple Made student profile series, meet one of the Diamond Marching Band's alto saxophone section leaders. Think DMB is just fun and games? It takes hours of weekly practice and management skills to perfect the 205-member band's routines.
September 21, 2012
Temple Made: Brandon McManus
In the semester's first entry in the "Temple Made" student video profile series, meet Temple football's double-duty special teams star and aspiring orthopedic surgeon Brandon McManus, one of the few players in the nation who serves as a placekicker and a punter — and who's earned the status of being among the best in the nation at both.
September 9, 2012
Faces of Temple: Kaylin D. Womack
Kaylin D. Womack came to Temple's College of Education as a non-traditional student and a community college transfer with a vision of teaching in underserved communities. After two unique hands-on classroom experiences in Iowa and Philadelphia, Womack's dream has come into sharp focus.
August 1, 2012
Faces of Temple: Travis Mahoney
Travis Mahoney is the last Temple student-athlete to compete in 2011-12. The track and field star and exercise and sports science major is the only Owl who qualified for the NCAA Championships this week. In this month's entry in the Faces of Temple student profile series, learn what makes Mahoney's best event, the steeplechase, so unusual — and so painful.
June 6, 2012
Faces of Temple: Laine Radell
In the final "Faces of Temple" student profile of the spring semester, meet Laine Radell, who was "leery" about science until she enrolled in a new GenEd course, "The Chemistry of Wine." Now the chemistry major is about to have her first scientific paper published with her name listed as the primary author, all because she was bold enough to walk into a professor's office and ask how she could get involved in hands-on research — with lasers.
May 4, 2012
Faces of Temple: Robert Lawton Jr.
In this installment of the student profile series, Fox senior Robert Lawton, Jr. talks about his accomplishments as general manager of Temple's student-run radio station, WHIP. Under his leadership, the station has dramatically increased its listeners by joining ClearChannel's iHeartRadio network, which has brought global exposure via the internet and mobile streaming.
April 20, 2012
Faces of Temple: Anne Preston
In the latest "Faces of Temple" student profile, meet junior Anne Preston, an urban farmer who created a one-acre farm on a vacant lot in West Philadelphia that now employs two local residents, runs after-school programs and produces enough fresh vegetables to feed 50 families. Preston recently became the first Temple student to win two prestigious and competitive national scholarships — a Truman and a Udall.
April 6, 2012
Faces of Temple: Akhila Vasthare
In the latest installment of the student profile series, fourth-year medical student Akhila Vasthare discusses her motivation to touch lives outside the hospital by teaching a Yoga class that promotes physical wellness among middle-school students in a Philadelphia immigrant community.
March 25, 2012
Faces of Temple: Gustavo Garcia
When printmaking major Gustavo Garcia came to Temple's Tyler School of Art, working with a camera was at best an afterthought. But then he took a photography course at Temple Rome that changed how he sees the world and opened up new opportunities as an artist and a teacher. Learn more about Gustavo in the latest installment of the student profile series.
March 12, 2012
Faces of Temple: Eileen Aurelia McHugh
Why is Temple a great place to be a musical theater student? In this week's installment of the student profile series, Eileen Aurelia McHugh says part of the answer is location, location, location. Watch the video to hear McHugh sing "What I Did For Love" from Temple Theaters' upcoming production of "A Chorus Line."
February 27, 2012
Faces of Temple: Kamali Thompson
As part of a continuing series on Temple students' transformative experiences, fencing captain Kamali Thompson explains how balancing two time and energy-consuming responsibilities — being an elite athlete and an Honors student — has helped prepare her for her next goal in life: medical school.
February 10, 2012
Faces of Temple: Nish Patel
In this week's installment of the student video series, budding entrepreneur Nish Patel explains how participating in business plan competitions — including Temple's annual Be Your Own Boss Bowl — helped him launch a succesful apparel company called Verde Styles.
February 3, 2012
Faces of Temple: Erik M. Jacobs
Political science major Erik M. Jacobs shares how enrolling in a Temple political science course on campaigns and elections has led to opportunities with the U.S. Senate and Republican National Convention.
January 27, 2012
Faces of Temple: Haley Gilles
In this week's installment of the student video series, biology major Haley Gillis shares how her work in the Conservation Department at the Philadelphia Zoo led to her lead a project to prevent birds from colliding with Temple buildings.
January 23, 2012
Faces of Temple: Julia Alford-Fowler
In this week's installment of the student video series, doctor of musical arts degree candidate Julia Alford-Fowler describes her reasons for choosing Temple, and the influences that led her to explore Klezmer music in her compositional works.
December 10, 2011
Faces of Temple: Andrew Edgar
In this week's installment of the continuing student video series, Social Work major Andrew Edgar discusses the opportunities he got as an intern in the Pennsylvania Capital Semester program and his desire to commit his life to improving society by developing public policy that touches lives.
December 2, 2011
Student video series focuses on Temple transformations
A new series profiles students and the opportunities available to them at Temple. “Faces of Temple" features short video clips of students telling of meaningful experiences that have shaped their perspective and aspirations.
December 2, 2011
Faces of Temple: David Lopez
As part of a continuing series profiling students and the opportunities available to them at Temple, David Lopez shares the story of how he chose Temple and why he is proud to be an Owl Ambassador.
November 28, 2011
Faces of Temple: LaToya Stroman
As part of a continuing series profiling students and the opportunities available to them at Temple, Latoya Stroman discusses her experience and the opportunities that led her from Community College of Philadelphia to London, England.
November 21, 2011
Faces of Temple: Albert Padilla
As part of a continuing series profiling students and the opportunities available to them at Temple, athletic training major Albert Padilla discusses his work helping athletes get back on their feet after an injury.
November 11, 2011
Faces of Temple: Nicole Welk
In the first of a continuing series profiling students and the opportunities available to them at Temple, anthropology major Nicole Welk discusses her work with the university's anthropology museum and Philadelphia Museum of Art.
November 7, 2011