Gregory M. Anderson, who has served as the dean of the Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver since 2009, has been named dean of Temple University's College of Education effective July 1.
June 3, 2013
Thanks to a bold, multi-level strategy led by a new academic scholarship program and the Temple Made branding campaign, Temple's incoming freshmen class will have the strongest academic profile in the history of the university. For the 2013-14 academic year, Temple received nearly 22,000 applications for 4,300 spots in the freshman class, and SAT scores are ahead by 16 points.
May 22, 2013
At a morning ceremony yesterday in the Liacouras Center, members of Temple University’s class of 2013 took time to reflect on their achievements and celebrate what it means to be Temple Made. More than 9,000 students — the university's largest class — were eligible to receive degrees.
May 16, 2013
The PECO Scholars Program awards $25,000 to students who demonstrate a high degree of academic achievement and leadership potential but who still have unmet financial need. In coordination with Temple’s Russell Conwell Center, the program has identified and awarded scholarships to 36 students since its inception three years ago.
Temple University will hold its 126th Commencement exercises on Thursday, May 16, beginning at 10 a.m. in the Liacouras Center. More than 9,000 graduates and guests are expected to attend the main ceremony, which will be followed by individual school and college events held throughout the week.
Three distinguished leaders, including two of the university's most respected alumni, will be recognized for their outstanding contributions in the fields of law, education and science at the university's 126th Commencement ceremony. The event takes place at 10 a.m. May 16 in the Liacouras Center at Temple's Main Campus in Philadelphia.
Your opportunity to get involved in Visualize Temple, the plan that will direct the university's efforts in the coming decade, is here. University leaders are asking students, faculty, staff and alumni to share their thoughts, suggestions and dreams through the MindMixer online social community at visualize.temple.edu as the starting point for the next comprehensive Temple plan.
With classes winding down and the weather warming up, Temple President Neil Theobald hosted a barbecue for Temple students, with the president himself flipping hamburgers. He conceived the event as an informal opportunity to talk with Temple students — one of his top priorities since becoming president on Jan. 1.
Nearly 40,000 runners, including many Temple staff, students and alumni, will pass Temple's Main Campus and Health Sciences Center on Sunday during the 34th Annual Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run. In addition to running the race, members of the Temple community will cheer runners on from Broad Street at Polett Walk, and podiatry students will provide foot care at the finish line in South Philadelphia.
This week, Temple is launching a new initiative to develop a comprehensive vision for the university. Visualize Temple will engage members of the university community to collectively imagine the best of what Temple can become and take the first steps toward that vision. Representatives of the nationally recognized architecture, engineering and planning firm SmithGroupJJR are on campus this week to help begin the effort, which will continue through the summer through an online community engagement tool.
Students who complete all their online course evaluations this semester will be able to view selected results of course evaluations when they register for classes next fall. The new feature, which was championed by Temple Student Government, offers a fair, reliable way to provided students more detailed information about faculty and courses at registration time.
Nearly 50 engineering faculty, staff, students and alumni got a sneak peek at the College of Engineering's new Bioengineering Department during an informal open house last week. Built in space that formerly housed Temple’s Architecture program, on the eighth and ninth floors of the College of Engineering Building, the opening of the facility coincides with the launch of a new Bachelor of Science degree in bioengineering set to begin in the fall.
More than 550 alumni, faculty, students, visitors and guests celebrated the 150th anniversary of Temple’s Kornberg School of Dentistry last weekend at a series of events that included the opening of a 50-year-old time capsule, tours of the school’s state-of-the-art clinics and facilities, free community dental care by Kornberg students, resolutions from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, a cocktail reception and a gala dinner at the Barnes Foundation.