Temple University’s Wachman Hall will soon be renovated. Construction on the $11.5 million project is set to start within four to six weeks and finish in time for the 2015–2016 academic year.
September 16, 2014
When members of the Class of 2017 moved into Mitchell and Hilarie Morgan Residential and Dining Complex in fall 2013, they helped usher in a new era for living and learning at Temple University. The opening of the block-long facility at Broad Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue represents the future of residential life at a university that little more than a decade ago was known primarily as a commuter school.
April 4, 2014
Temple University held a special ceremony to honor this year's student recipients of the 20/20 Scholarship. The $5,000 per year, four-year scholarship is awarded to incoming students from surrounding North Philadelphia neighborhoods in order to help them pay tuition and to support them in their quest to obtain a college degree.
October 21, 2013
With the introduction of the Morgan Hall dining complex, as well as a new Cosi restaurant scheduled to open today in Pearson-McGonigle Hall, the number and variety of Main Campus dining options has expanded dramatically. Diners can now choose from a wide variety of selections — from organic farm-to-table dishes or global Asian cuisine to authentic South Philly cheesesteaks, as well as traditional favorites available in the Louis Esposito Dining Commons and Student Center food court.
For the past 35 years, students have benefited from Temple's partnership with the W.W. Smith Charitable Trust, a private foundation that has awarded the university more than $14.9 million to support medical research and undergraduate scholarships. Grants ranging from $2,000 to $5,000 per student are awarded to undergraduates from the Delaware Valley area in good academic standing whose financial need cannot be met by other aid programs.
Opened this week, the Fitness Mezzanine at Pearson-McGonigle Hall offers students and employees unique workout options highlighted by panoramic views from large windows overlooking North Broad Street.
A new juice bar opened in the Broad Street atrium of the newly renovated Pearson-McGonigle Hall offers a variety of menu options, including smoothies, blended juices, sandwiches and wraps. Operated by University Dining Services, the shop will be open weekdays from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. and on evenings and weekends when women’s basketball games are played in McGonigle Hall.
At a ceremony yesterday attended by Board of Trustees members, senior officials and invited guests, the university honored Mitchell Morgan and his wife Hilarie by naming Temple’s new residence hall under construction at Broad Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue in their honor.
A new rock climbing wall in the renovated Pearson-McGonigle complex's glass-enclosed atrium has been met with excitement among Temple students and staff. The 28-foot wall offers a variety of climbing features designed to satisfy both beginning and advanced climbers.
Capital construction projects underway as part of Temple’s 20/20 framework for campus development made significant progress this summer, with each in a different phase of development.
Workers hoisted a final beam into place on the steel frame of Mitchell and Hilarie Morgan Hall Wednesday, topping out the residential complex and marking a new milestone in the transformation of the Philadelphia skyline along North Broad Street.
Temple's newest residential complex will be named for Board of Trustees member Mitchell L. Morgan and his wife, Hilarie, to recognize a lifetime of support for the university.
Temple’s 20/20 framework for campus development is coming swiftly into focus, with several major projects reaching milestones this semester. Among the signs of progress are the opening of the new Architecture Building, nearly completed renovations to the Pearson-McGonigle recreation center, construction of the first floors of the new student residence complex at Broad Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue and the impending start of work on a new Science Education and Research Center.