Community Engagement

Students offer health screenings to homeless
Members of Al-Shifaa, a Temple-based organization that mentors Muslim healthcare professionals and students, coordinated a health screening event for the homeless.
January 29, 2015
Temple a top contributor to Teach For America
Temple consistently ranks among the top 25 colleges that contribute teachers to join Teach For America’s fight against education inequity.
January 22, 2015
Temple-created summer camp boosts math
A one-week science, technology, engineering and math camp created at Temple helped eighth- and ninth-graders brush up on their math skills and prepare for the upcoming school year.
January 21, 2015
Temple community unites in MLK service
On Monday, Jan. 19, the national observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, more than 500 Temple students, faculty and staff volunteered alongside North Philadelphia residents during the 20th Annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service.
Temple starts MLK service early
Last week, fourth-graders at Albert M. Greenfield School in Center City welcomed students from Temple’s College of Education for an early Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration. Starting Saturday, the Temple community will continue to honor King’s legacy with additional service projects.
New technology partnership sparks innovation and entrepreneurship
Temple University and Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania are partnering together to create Temple Ventures—Powered by Ben Franklin, a new initiative to spark technological innovation and entrepreneurship in Greater Philadelphia.
Temple earns a spot on the national Honor Roll for General Community Service
Temple University has been named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for community service, service learning and civic engagement.
Temple’s fatherhood network funds first projects
The Fatherhood Research and Practice Network, co-founded by Temple, recently awarded $350,000 to four top projects around the country designed to evaluate the efficacy of fatherhood programs.
Temple students with learning differences see Eye to Eye with grade-school counterparts
Student mentors from Temple's chapter of Eye to Eye use art as a vehicle for connecting with local middle-school students with learning disabilities and ADHD.
Temple hosts city’s inaugural Roadmap for Growth forum
Leaders from the business, political and education worlds gathered at Temple University for the first major event in the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce's Roadmap for Growth campaign.
Public History Truck receives grant to expand its mission
Temple’s History Truck, the brainchild of public-history graduate student Erin Bernard, will be expanding its efforts, thanks to an $85,000 grant from the Barra Foundation.
Owls volunteer at 2014 Global Day of Service
On Saturday, Nov. 8, hundreds of Temple alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends beautified city gardens, cleaned neighborhood streets, and distributed coats and supplies to underserved communities. The effort brought more than 450 participants to 27 scheduled events in 15 cities, eight states and three countries.
Join the charge: Volunteer for Temple’s Global Day of Service
All Temple alumni, students, faculty and staff are invited to make a difference in their communities during this year's Global Day of Service, scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 8.