Edie Windsor, CLA ’50, is coming back to Philadelphia for a historic celebration Saturday, April 26, during Alumni Weekend 2014. She will be receiving an alumni fellowship award from Temple before a screening of “Edie & Thea: A Very Long Engagement” and a question-and-answer session.
April 23, 2014
For more than a decade, Brandice Mazick has been signing for Temple students, faculty, and events. Commencement is an event that holds a special place in her heart. In this video, she shares her experiences as a sign-language interpreter.
April 23, 2014
During Alumni Weekend, April 25–27, Owls will return to Main Campus to celebrate their Temple pride. Events include the annual Cherry and White game, a 5k run/walk and a scavenger hunt.
April 18, 2014
Temple’s fast-growing team of professional academic advisers and their “proactive approach” to promoting retention and graduation were featured in the “Education Life” section of “The New York Times.”
Seven Temple graduate students have been awarded prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program grants. That program supports outstanding graduate students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines.
To promote wellness in the Latino community, approximately 20 faculty members and students in Temple’s Department of Public Health and the Center for Obesity Research and Education (CORE) will run in the New Jersey Marathon.
Temple Trustee H. F. “Gerry” Lenfest, a philanthropist, an entrepreneur and a community leader, will discuss the importance of giving back in a Thursday, April 17, event that kicks off the new Provost Lecture Series.
Owls are gearing up for Temple's 127th Commencement ceremony, to be held Thursday, May 15. In this video, Chief Marshall for Academic Ceremonies Jack Klotz, SMC ’89, explains the history and tradition of academic regalia, and the placement of graduation tassels.
Temple will host fun and informative events throughout Campus Sustainability Week, April 14–18, including two panel discussions, a walking tour about edible and medicinal plants that grow on Main Campus, and a clothing swap.
On Thursday, April 10, former Owls Daryl Hall and John Oates were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a part of a class that included Peter Gabriel, KISS, Nirvana and Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band.
This week, both 'The Philadelphia Inquirer and 'The Philadelphia Business Journal' took note: Nearly 2,000 former Community College of Philadelphia students are enrolled at Temple, and they collectively receive about $11 million in scholarship funds. Temple and CCP also have a dual admissions program.
Last year, Temple had its best-ever fundraising year, with $65.8 million in new gifts and pledges. Thank A Donor Week celebrates the impact that kind of philanthropy has on the Temple community.
Throughout April, various financial-support associations at Temple will host events in Alter Hall and the Howard Gittis Student Center to help students and staff achieve financial wellness.