Staff & Faculty
Great Teacher Award winner James Shellenberger is known for his deep commitment to providing the highest quality legal education to his students. The Beasley School of Law Professor is founding director of the school's Academic Core Enrichment program, a resource for helping first-year students make the difficult transition from work or undergraduate studies to law school.
April 30, 2013
For Great Teacher Award winner Mitrabarun "MB" Sarkar, teaching is more than a career — it's a calling, a moral imperative that drives him to continually understand what will make a true impact on his students both professionally and personally. The Fox School of Business professor of strategy and innovation offers his students an uncommon level of passion and a distinct point of view informed by his study of transformation in emerging markets.
April 30, 2013
Last Tuesday, more than 150 clerical, secretarial, administrative and executive support staff members attended the 25th anniversary Administrative Professionals’ Day program in the Great Court in Mitten Hall. Hosted each year by Human Resources’ Learning and Development division, the event recognizes the important role administrative professionals play in the life of the university.
April 30, 2013
In the latest installment of the faculty profile series, Jerry Ratcliffe, chair of the Department of Criminal Justice, discusses how Temple's Center for Security and Crime Science helps Philadelphia Police.
Gamification — using gaming elements, mechanics and frameworks in non-game contexts — is thriving at Temple, with efforts underway at the university, college and departmental level. Management Information Systems and Intellectual Heritage faculty who use the approach to promote engagement and learning in their courses have seen positive results.
The Temple University Athletics Department continued to recognize members of the Temple Community for their contributions during recent home basketball games.
In the latest installment of the faculty profile series, Terell Stafford, director of jazz studies and chair of instrumental studies in the Boyer College of Music and Dance, discusses his love of playing the trumpet and the joy he finds in bringing his students along in the jazz tradition.
College of Science and Technology Interim Dean Michael Klein has been elected as an honorary fellow of Trinity College, a college of the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom.
In December, Temple Grounds Superintendent Glenn Eck biked across the country on a 2,754-mile journey from San Diego, Calif., to Jacksonville Beach, Fla. Eck is a passionate advocate of Bike Temple, the university-wide program to promote bicycle use by Temple students, faculty and staff. Eck will discuss his cross-country trip during a presentation Wednesday from noon-1 p.m. in the Mitten Hall Wellness Resource Center classroom.
This month, four Temple faculty members have been featured as guests on WHYY-FM's acclaimed "Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane." Topics discussed ranged from President Obama's inauguration to the GRAMMY nominations that Temple University Symphony Orchestra received last month.
At basketball games held throughout January, the Temple University Athletics Department continued to recognize members of the Temple Community for their contributions to the university and society.
Five Temple electricians were honored last month by the Hospital Fire Marshals’ Association for assisting the Philadelphia Fire Department in extinguishing a dangerous high voltage transformer fire last February in the Kardon Building.
During the winter recess, Temple’s Department of Athletics continued to honor Temple employees at three men’s basketball home games. The honorees included faculty mentors Rhonda Nelson, Alison Reynolds and Dana Saewitz; Harry Young, Temple’s retiring associate vice president of Human Resources; and Richard Englert, whose term as acting president came to a close on Dec. 31.