Student Success

Temple Trustee: “The sky is not the limit”
Temple Trustee Phillip Richards, FOX ’62, presented at the first installment of the Distinguished Alumni Lecture Series, launched this year to feature exemplary role models whose paths began with a Temple degree.
February 25, 2015
Art student wins business school competition
Tyler student Cassandra Reffner, Class of 2016, won the grand prize at the second annual Temple Analytics Challenge, a data-visualization competition organized by the Fox School of Business.
February 16, 2015
Students dig into the Bronze Age
A group of Temple undergraduates traveled to northern Oman to analyze the area’s shifting Bronze Age mortuary traditions.
February 9, 2015
From dream to distribution
Students in the Department of Film and Media Arts’ ‘Senior Projects’ class must write a script and a director’s statement on the importance of making their project—just to get in to the class.
Temple alumni create Fly in 4 scholarship
Alan M., CLA ’72, and Deborah Miffoluf Cohen, FOX ’72, have created a scholarship for students enrolled in Fly in 4, Temple's innovative plan to fast-track students' futures and limit their debt.
DreamIt Ventures accelerating alumni-led businesses
The business endeavors of three Temple University alumni are included in DreamIt Ventures’ recent round of accelerator programs.
Engineering student awarded SMART Scholarship
Electrical and computer engineering graduate student Brian Thibodeau, ENG ’14, has been awarded a two-year Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship by the National Defense Education Program.
Science museum becomes Temple classroom
Last semester, students enrolled in Ken Finkel's ‘Museum Studies’ class met weekly among the mounted skeletons and preserved animals at the Wagner Free Institute of Science, located just a few blocks from Temple's Main Campus.
Temple student forgoes receiving gifts, opts to give them instead
Instead of throwing a party to celebrate her 21st birthday, Temple student Lorae Bonamy started the 21 Days of Love campaign to raise awareness about and collect donations for the homeless in Philadelphia.
In senior seminar, students get hands-on experience
Senior students majoring in tourism and hospitality and sport and recreation management complete a senior professional development course simulating the experience of working at a small company.
Student-athlete Alyssa Drachslin powers her team forward
Student-athlete Alyssa Drachslin reflects on her experience playing volleyball at Temple, and credits her teammates and the university with her success both on the court and off.
Students learn from patients at new aphasia center
The newly established PACT (Philadelphia Aphasia Community at Temple) center, which offers diagnostic and treatment services for aphasia patients and conducts innovative research into the condition, provides students with opportunities for real-world clinical experiences.
Temple salutes a student veteran
In recognition of Veterans Day, Temple student and veteran Alex McEvoy, Class of 2014, shares his story, from combat to the classroom.