Student Success

PECO scholarships help STEM students achieve success
On April 15, PECO awarded scholarships to 14 Temple students studying STEM-related disciplines this year. The individual grants are presented to students who demonstrate a high degree of academic achievement and potential.
May 14, 2015
Meet the 2015 graduates
In the weeks leading up to Temple's 128th annual Commencement exercises, Temple Today has been profiling select degree candidates from across the university and featuring their stories on the Temple website. View a complete list of the 2015 Commencement profiles.
May 8, 2015
Diamond Awards honor exceptional undergraduates
Temple University’s Office of Student Affairs presented its annual Diamond Awards to 24 graduating students last month.
May 8, 2015
'My next stop is...'
No matter what their next stops may be, members of Temple University's Class of 2015 are on-the-go and conquering the world. Watch the video to find out where these Owls are headed following Commencement.
Blindness not a barrier for sports broadcasters
Nick Gomberg and Matt Wallace, Class of 2015, share the same major and the same disability. Proving that blindness is not a barrier to success, they hosted a long-running TUTV sports talk show throughout their undergraduate careers and will celebrate together at Temple's 2015 Commencement.
Next Stop: AIG, Manhattan
Alexandra Forcucci, a Temple gymnast, will take her routine to AIG’s global headquarters as a commercial property underwriting analyst upon receiving her degree in Spanish and Risk Management and Insurance.
Next stop: Burpee Seed Company Trial Gardens, Doylestown, Pennsylvania
After receiving her degree in environmental studies from the School of Environmental Design, Katherine Ament will begin an internship at the Burpee Seed Company Trial Gardens in Doylestown, Pennsylvania.
Next Stop: Teach for America, Chicago
After graduation, Arthur Dennis will follow his passion to improve opportunities for urban youth by joining Teach for America and teaching English in a Chicago high school.
Next stop: Lilly Pulitzer
Courtney Spencer, who will receive a degree in graphic and interactive design from the Tyler School of Art, will start work as a junior graphic designer at Lilly Pulitzer, her next stop on a promising career in design.
Next stop: University of Pennsylvania
Medical student Seneca Harberger will soon begin his residency in family medicine at the University of Pennsylvania’s Presbyterian Hospital.
Next stop: More education
Hoping to serve as examples to their children and nephew, husband and wife Stephen and Colleen Specht are planning to continue their educations in professional programs following graduation.
Next stop: Georgia Institute of Technology
Upon receiving his PhD in engineering from Temple, Kyle Gilroy will head to Georgia for a prestigious post-doctoral fellowship at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Boyer grad stars in Academy of Music opera
Eric Owens, BYR '93, stars in Verdi’s 'Don Carlo,' at the Academy of Music, now through Sunday, May 3. Read about this Philadelphia native's exciting new opera role, as featured in 'Metro'.