Student Success

13 answers to the $35,000 question
We asked incoming freshmen how they’d spend $35,000, the cost of attending school for a fifth year and the amount they’d save by graduating on time. Here are some of their responses.
August 27, 2015
Incoming student receives Temple’s first Katz Scholarship
Camden native Indonesia Young, Class of 2019, is the first student to receive the Katz Scholarship, which covers the costs of tuition, room and board, and books for four years.
August 25, 2015
Hire an Owl: Katey Steinberg, Class of 2016
Combining Spanish studies with a major in biology is giving Katey Steinberg, Class of 2016, the skills she needs to one day improve the health of those living in underserved communities, locally and abroad.
August 20, 2015
Temple alumni named 2015 Minority Business Leaders
Four Temple alumni—including one faculty member—were named to the Philadelphia Business Journal’s annual ‘Minority Business Leaders’ list for 2015.
19 facts about the Class of 2019
The Class of 2019 is projected to have the highest high school GPA of any class in Temple history. Also, a lot of incoming students are named Matthew and Sarah (Hi, Matthew! Hi, Sarah!). Here are more fun facts about the Owlets.
Owls listed among PhillyVoice’s ‘creative class’
PhillyVoice recently named 18 talented young Philadelphians to the city’s “creative class.” Eight of them are members of the Temple community. Learn how they're making their mark on the city.
Advertising students take top prize in national competition
Four Temple University students won first place gold at the 2015 National Collegiate ECHO Marketing Competition.
Sacrifice, hard work pay off for Honeygrow founder
In just a few short years, Justin Rosenberg, FOX '09, has grown the Philadelphia-based Honeygrow to include eight locations.
Journalism graduate lands dream job in NYC
In this Hire an Owl update, Lindsey Murray, SMC ’15, shares her experiences working at ‘Health’ magazine in New York City since receiving her degree in May.
Fox alumna shares triumphant story at TEDx
Entrepreneur Yasmine Mustafa, FOX '07, shared her personal story of perseverance at TEDxPhiladelphia.
Program helps students with disabilities find jobs
Temple’s Office of Disability Resources and Services has launched Career Gateway, a new program at Temple geared toward helping students and recent graduates with disabilities gain employment.
Temple's ProRanger program leads to full-time jobs
Five years since the ProRanger program was established, students continue to obtain paid summer internships that lead to full-time positions as park rangers.
Hire an Owl campaign highlights student achievement
Touting students as the university’s greatest asset, Temple's new Hire an Owl marketing campaign appeals directly to potential employers.