impact

Johnny Young standing in front of a stained glass window.
Traveler's assurance
Type: News Story
Alumnus Johnny Young was a storied diplomat before heading up the world’s largest nongovernmental provider of services for asylees and refugees.
January 13, 2017
Sharon Pinkenson smiling as she sits on a stage.
Starring Philadelphia
Type: News Story
That moment of pride upon seeing Philadelphia on the big screen? Thank Sharon Pinkenson, EDU ’71, for that.
October 31, 2016
Dan Baker in the stands of Citizens Bank Park.
Pitch perfect
Type: News Story
Temple alumnus Dan Baker fulfilled a childhood dream when becoming the Phillies public address announcer in 1972.
July 22, 2016
A woman wearing a black and white dress and smiling.
Ending the cycle of violence
Type: News Story
Jamira Burley, FOX ’12, refused to be a victim of tragic circumstances.
June 9, 2016
Sister Mary Scullion standing in front of a window, looking out on a mural.
A vow of service
Type: News Story
Sister Mary Scullion, SSW ’87, is the force behind Project HOME, which provides housing, employment opportunities, medical care and education for the homeless in Philadelphia.
May 19, 2016
A man in a striped shirt drawing on paper at a desk.
Bringing newsprint to life
Type: News Story
Kevin Sprouls, TYL ’77, credits a Temple connection with helping him get his start at "The Wall Street Journal."
May 10, 2016
A man in a wheelchair wearing his [dis]ABLE brand T-shirt.
Disabling stigmas
Type: News Story
Through his [dis]ABLE brand, Jimmy Curran, FOX ’11, is changing the dialogue about disabilities.
April 28, 2016
Two male Temple alumni working in their graphic design studio.
Impacting through design
Type: News Story
Temple-Made Designers Jason Kernevich, TYL ’01, and Dusty Summers, TYL ’01, have created globally recognized work for Apple, Nike and Starbucks.
April 14, 2016
Brian Linton sitting among United by Blue apparel.
Preserving waterways, one sale at a time
Type: News Story
Growing up surrounded by water in Singapore inspired Brian Linton, CLA ’08, to build an outdoor lifestyle brand with an environmental mission.
March 31, 2016
Yasmine Mustafa outside, looking into the distance.
Alumna empowers women to live without fear
Type: News Story
A trip to South America inspired Yasmine Mustafa, FOX ’06, to use her entrepreneurial spirit for good.
March 17, 2016
Jim Guare standing in front of a drawing of a chemical compound.
Changing lives through groundbreaking research
Type: News Story
Jim Guare, CST ’77, ’83, helped invent Crixivan, an antiviral drug used widely to treat HIV.
March 17, 2016
Two male Temple alumni working in their graphic design studio.
New campaign celebrates Temple community
Type: News Story
Temple's brand campaign expands to show the impact Owls make in their communities and around the globe.
March 17, 2016