Community Engagement

the iron gate leading onto Temple's Main Campus and a red Temple "T" flag.
New guide connects neighbors with Temple facilities, resources and services
A 32-page guide offers details and contact information for many of Temple's community programs and resources.
July 5, 2016
A boy and girl student working at a computer.
Temple Tech for Philly helps break the digital divide
A new community outreach program developed by the Computer Recycling Center brings technology to Philadelphia's underserved communities.
June 9, 2016
Temple men’s basketball players unloading a van at a food bank.
Men’s basketball scores food donations to fight hunger
The team partnered with The Fresh Grocer of Progress Plaza to donate food to the Delaware Valley’s largest food bank.
June 1, 2016
An example of the baby box being distributed at Temple Hospital.
New initiative promotes safe newborn sleep
The baby box program at Temple University Hospital aims to address the common high-risk behaviors associated with infant mortality.
A young woman helping an older woman carrying a cart safely board a bus.
Temple collaboration with SEPTA helps seniors become savvy travelers
The university, the Marconi Older Adult Program and SEPTA are working to eliminate barriers to using public transit.
An exhibitor at Temple EarthFest 2015 talking to children about his project.
Students become teachers at EarthFest 2016
A record 32 exhibits from Philadelphia high school students will be on display at Temple’s educational celebration of Earth Day.
Two male student volunteers hanging a basketball net at Amos Recreation Center.
Temple participates in Philly Spring Cleanup
Owls gathered to help spruce up the Amos Recreation Center and portions of Broad Street during the city's annual event.
A student practicing her fencing technique with a yellow pool noodle.
Local students celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day at Temple
Temple student-athletes hosted sports clinics for students from nearby Duckrey Elementary, William H. Hunter and William McKinley schools.
A female patient looking in a handheld mirror at her new dental crown.
Digital dentistry comes to Temple
The launch of the Henry Schein Digital Dentistry Program puts the Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry at the forefront of a dental revolution.
Students listening to a woman from the Cecil B. Moore Freedom Fighters speak.
Arkansas students visit the Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection
University of Arkansas - Monticello students met with Philadelphians who took part in the fight to desegregate nearby Girard College.
Philadelphia’s skyline from Temple’s Main Campus
Four with Temple connections named top young community leaders
Billy Penn recognized these dynamic under-40 leaders in Philadelphia, who are focused on their communities.
A mother holding a newborn baby girl.
Bouncing back after baby
Health4Baby uses low-cost technology to encourage new mothers to take action aimed at helping them lose weight
Tables and chair arranged to look like a classroom in the reForm exhibit.
'reForm' exhibit at Tyler keeps local students connected
Students from the shuttered Fairhill Elementary have used the reForm exhibit at Temple to hold meetings with organizations such as the School Reform Commission.