Community Engagement

Temple Ambler students, faculty create pop-up park
A brand-new park is about to take shape in the heart of Doylestown, thanks to a collaboration between faculty and students in Temple’s Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture and community volunteers.
September 17, 2015
Dental School offers free exams to nearby residents
As a part of a new initiative, Temple’s Kornberg School of Dentistry will offer free dental exams to uninsured residents in the 19140 ZIP code from Sept. 14 through March 2016.
September 4, 2015
Camera atop Morgan Hall offers 6ABC a new view
6ABC has another eye in the sky thanks to a collaboration with Temple University to install a high-definition camera on top of the 27-story Mitchell and Hilarie Morgan Hall.
August 28, 2015
Project HOME resident finishes bicycle race
With support from Campus Safety Services at Temple, Amber Sagar, a Project HOME resident, celebrated her birthday with a fine showing in the annual Irish Pub Children’s Foundation Tour de Shore Philadelphia to Atlantic City bicycle race.
Students design Mars landers at summer camp
Approximately 50 Delaware Valley middle-school students put their science and engineering skills to the test during a summer science camp hosted by Temple’s College of Science and Technology.
Fox students lead the way in social entrepreneurship
The 10-10-10 Foundation, established out of the entrepreneurial marketing course at the Fox School of Business, has seen over 1,000 students raise more than $200,000 for charitable organizations in Philadelphia.
Law alumnus advises on Philly's tax issue
Montgomery Wilson, LAW '99, '01, a consumer attorney, advises on Philadelphia's tax delinquency issue on
Lewis Katz to be inducted into NJ Hall of Fame
The late Lewis Katz, CST '63, business owner, philanthropist and longtime supporter of Temple University, is set to be inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame for 2015.
Temple Law student shares thoughts on human rights
In light of the Supreme Court's recent marriage equality ruling, Beasley School of Law student Aaron James Spencer, Class of 2016, writes about the nature of human rights in this op-ed for
Medical students expose middle schoolers to health careers
Health Careers Day with Science in Philly Schools, a student organization at Temple University School of Medicine, exposes area middle school students to careers in the medical field.
Celebrating 10 years of steering children toward success
For the last 10 years, Jumpstart at Temple University, part of a national early education program for children who live in low-income communities, has helped children develop the literacy and social skills they need to enter kindergarten.
Temple student runs Broad Street for bigger purpose
Caitlin Kummeth, Class of 2015, a strategic communications major in the School of Media and Communication, is participating in the Broad Street Run on Sunday. Learn what inspires her to run.
Temple receives EPA grant to clean up industrial contamination
Funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to Temple University will help plan health, environmental and economic improvements in Philadelphia’s Kensington neighborhood. The $200,000 grant will target the cleanup and reuse of former industrial sites.