Student Success

Dan Baker in the stands of Citizens Bank Park.
Pitch perfect
Temple alumnus Dan Baker fulfilled a childhood dream when becoming the Phillies public address announcer in 1972.
July 22, 2016
Jim Macmillan talking to students in a classroom.
School of Media and Communication students prepare to report the DNC
Temple DNC News will cover the convention and focus on representing cities that may lack coverage.
July 19, 2016
Office Doug Hotchkiss with K-9 officer Baron.
Temple community will have a presence at both the RNC and the DNC
Owls (even the K-9 variety) are participating this month’s national political conventions.
July 19, 2016
A woman wearing a black and white dress and smiling.
Ending the cycle of violence
Jamira Burley, FOX ’12, refused to be a victim of tragic circumstances.
Sister Mary Scullion standing in front of a window, looking out on a mural.
A vow of service
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.
A collection of international flags flying from flagpoles.
Owls win Fulbrights
The winners will travel abroad to pursue research projects or English Teaching Assistant Programs.
A man in a striped shirt drawing on paper at a desk.
Bringing newsprint to life
Kevin Sprouls, TYL ’77, credits a Temple connection with helping him get his start at "The Wall Street Journal."
Members of Temple's Class of 2016 wearing Commencement caps and gowns.
Temple celebrates its 129th Commencement
The Class of 2016 reflected on the power of hard work, partnerships and perseverance.
A woman in a white lab coat standing in a research laboratory.
Next stop: MD/PhD program at MUSC
Biology major and CST student Commencement speaker Yongjoo (Jennifer) Cho is following her dream of being a medical scientist.
A Commencement cap that reads “Thanks for the memories.”
All about Temple’s diverse and dynamic Class of 2016
More than 9,300 students―who range in age from 20 to 74―comprise Temple University's graduating class.
Football player Tyler Matakevich being interviewed by sports network ESPN.
Next stop: Pittsburgh Steelers
The American Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year earned a spot in the National Football League.
A blond woman holding books on Liacouras Walk.
Class of 2016 boasts Temple’s first Fly in 4 graduates
By combining the credits they earned at Temple with their credits from previous institutions, two transfer students become the first to complete the program.
Amrita is starting an orthodontic residency at Temple.
Next stop: Orthodontic residency
Doctor of Dentistry student Amrita Bhan will continue her studies at Temple through a two-year orthodontic residency.