Student Success

Philadelphia City Hall
Several alumni appointed to Millennial Advisory Committee
Five Owls will work together to spur positive change in Philadelphia and to advocate to make the city more Millennial friendly.
May 30, 2017
A graduation cap with the words, "Trust the process"
Temple celebrates 130th Commencement
Dick Vermeil and Estelle Richman received honorary degrees at the ceremony.
May 11, 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.
May 10, 2017
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A cap bejeweled with a Temple “T.”
Highest education
Four Temple alumni have each earned five degrees from the university, the most of 317,000 alumni worldwide.
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.
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.
Eli LaBan holding up a sign that says "Fellowship in Nicaragua."
Next stop: Fellowship in Nicaragua
Eli LaBan is headed to a fellowship in Nicaragua, where he’ll continue a project he started in 2016 to preserve endangered languages.