Student Success

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Temple celebrates 130th Commencement
Dick Vermeil and Estelle Richman received honorary degrees at the ceremony.
May 11, 2017
Samuel Nebyu playing the violin.
Next stop: Master’s in violin performance at Boyer
After four years of callused fingers and international awards, one senior is ready to push himself even further at Boyer.
May 10, 2017
A man in a blue shirt holding a sign that reads Next Stop: Greeley and Hansen.
Next stop: Greeley and Hansen
After a few bumps along the road on his way to Commencement, Shawn Rodier is ready to graduate with honors and begin his career.
May 10, 2017
Musu Davis holding and eyeing the cherry graduation gown
Decades apart, two Owls share aspirations—and a gown
The regalia worn by alumna Kathleen Kies more at Commencement more than 40 years ago will be worn by another Owl Thursday.
Amelia Schunder holding up a sign that says Next Stop: Lyon, France
Next Stop: Teaching English in Lyon, France
Amelia Schunder fell in love with teaching English as a second language during her time at Temple. After graduation, she’ll take her talents abroad.
A man in a garden holding a sign that reads Next Stop: Kimley Horn.
Next Stop: Kimley Horn
Derek Suomi transitioned from the U.S. Coast Guard to Temple, and now he's ready to begin his landscape architecture career at Kimley-Horn.
A woman holding a sign that reads next stop: my independent pharmacy.
Next stop: Panther Creek Pharmacy
You could say that becoming a pharmacist was in Megan Rubino's blood.
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Highest education
Four Temple alumni have each earned five degrees from the university, the most of 317,000 alumni worldwide.
Hope Watson holding a sign that says "Next stop: University of Cambridge".
Next stop: University of Cambridge
Senior Hope Watson will continue her education to earn a master’s degree in epidemiology after graduation.
Nahla Ward standing and smiling on Temple's campus
For this Temple senior, the next step is a leap
Ward has an impressive resume that has given her confidence to pursue work in entertainment.
Maggie Andresen holding a sign that says "Next stop: Rwanda".
Next stop: Rwanda
Watch the video to learn more about the powerful reporting senior Maggie Andresen has done locally and abroad during her time as a Temple student.
Next stop: U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
Political science major Jemie Fofanah's next stop is a gig of judicious proportions in Washington, D.C.
Christopher Persaud standing in front of flowering trees smiling with his arms crossed.
Lavender Graduation ceremony honors LGBTQIA Owls
Senior Christopher Persaud found that at Temple his interests in gender and sexuality could be explored in an academic arena.