Community Engagement

An exhibitor at Temple EarthFest 2015 talking to children about his project.
Students become teachers at EarthFest 2016
A record 32 exhibits from Philadelphia high school students will be on display at Temple’s educational celebration of Earth Day.
April 19, 2016
Two male student volunteers hanging a basketball net at Amos Recreation Center.
Temple participates in Philly Spring Cleanup
Owls gathered to help spruce up the Amos Recreation Center and portions of Broad Street during the city's annual event.
April 18, 2016
A student practicing her fencing technique with a yellow pool noodle.
Local students celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day at Temple
Temple student-athletes hosted sports clinics for students from nearby Duckrey Elementary, William H. Hunter and William McKinley schools.
April 11, 2016
Students listening to a woman from the Cecil B. Moore Freedom Fighters speak.
Arkansas students visit the Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection
University of Arkansas - Monticello students met with Philadelphians who took part in the fight to desegregate nearby Girard College.
A female patient looking in a handheld mirror at her new dental crown.
Digital dentistry comes to Temple
The launch of the Henry Schein Digital Dentistry Program puts the Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry at the forefront of a dental revolution.
Philadelphia’s skyline from Temple’s Main Campus
Four with Temple connections named top young community leaders
Billy Penn recognized these dynamic under-40 leaders in Philadelphia, who are focused on their communities.
A mother holding a newborn baby girl.
Bouncing back after baby
Health4Baby uses low-cost technology to encourage new mothers to take action aimed at helping them lose weight
Tables and chair arranged to look like a classroom in the reForm exhibit.
'reForm' exhibit at Tyler keeps local students connected
Students from the shuttered Fairhill Elementary have used the reForm exhibit at Temple to hold meetings with organizations such as the School Reform Commission.
 Pedestrians crossing Broad Street near Temple’s Main Campus.
Five free, community-friendly programs at Temple
Temple University continually offers a number of free events that serve the community. Here are a few happening this semester.
A student pointing to research published on her poster at the science fair.
Young scientists converge at the annual Carver Science Fair
More than 600 students from Philadelphia schools presented their science projects at the Temple Athletic Pavilion.
Community members learning to tie a tourniquet.
Program gives gunshot victims a chance at survival
The program gives bystanders the skills and knowledge to provide first aid to victims gun violence.
A child plays outside at Temple’s Earth Fest.
Temple brings ‘Urban Thinkscape’ to Philadelphia
The engaged learning activities in public spaces will be a fun and engaging way to introduce math and literacy content to kids and their parents.
Student volunteers clean pews inside the Berean church.
Temple celebrates MLK Day of Service
Students, faculty and administrators join the North Philadelphia community to honor King's legacy.
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