Student Success

TUnity earns national praise
Temple Student Government recently received a national honor for its TUnity initiative, which included an online pledge for mutual respect among students and an event to celebrate the diversity and vibrancy of campus life at Temple.
April 22, 2015
Temple sophomore breaks world records for charity
Ben Baker, Class of 2017, will attempt to break the world record for speed and distance on a 100-foot Slip 'N Slide in Denver on May 2. Through this event, Baker, a liver transplant recipient, hopes to raise funds and awareness for organ donation.
April 21, 2015
Forum showcases undergraduate research across disciplines
Nearly 150 undergraduates presented their research and creative projects during the daylong Temple Undergraduate Research Forum-Creative Works Symposium at the Howard Gittis Student Center on Thursday, April 16.
April 20, 2015
Diamond Marching Band performs 'Star Wars' anthem
The Temple University Diamond Marching Band helped 6ABC celebrate the recent release of 'Star Wars' in digital HD format by performing some of the most iconic songs from the cult classic.
Next stop: Deloitte Consulting LLP, Washington, D.C.
Finance major Saphir Esmail has accepted a position to become a business technology analyst with Deloitte Consulting LLP, in Washington, D.C. after graduating this May.
Next stop: Flying Tigers, Minor League affiliate of MLB’s Detroit Tigers
Sport and recreation management major Kenny Yansen will continue his internship with a Minor League affiliate of MLB’s Detroit Tigers after graduating in May.
Next stop: Ogilvy & Mather, Manhattan
Advertising major Erika Koiva has accepted a job offer from Manhattan-based Ogilvy & Mather, a top international advertising and marketing firm whose clients include Coca-Cola, Kraft Foods and Ikea.
Engineering team’s robotic mouse wins design award
Three Temple College of Engineering students won the Excellence in Design award for their robotic micromouse at the Fourth Annual Brown University Robotics Olympiad on April 11.
Temple grads build new-media empire
Chris Wink, CLA '08, and Brian James Kirk, SMC '09, founded one of Philadelphia's leading media start-up companies, Philly, and launched the successful Philly Tech Week. Read about their rise to the top of Philly's new-media landscape in a recent 'Philadelphia' magazine story.
Match Day at Temple’s School of Medicine
Over 200 Temple medical students took part in this year’s Match Day, when all fourth-year medical students in the U.S. simultaneously open a sealed envelope and learn which hospital they “matched” with for their residencies.
From tragedy to triumph
Jamira Burley, FOX '12, grew up surrounded by drugs and violence, but she made a decision to travel a different path. Read her inspiring story, as featured in 'Forbes.'
Fox alumnus’ website takes guesswork out of renting
While at Temple, Ofo Ezeugwu, FOX ’13, developed the idea for Whose Your Landlord, an online platform that allows users to rate property owners and college residence halls. The site currently has more than 44,000 users.
Temple students "making it" in New York City
This semester, three seniors in the School of Media and Communication travel several days a week together to New York City for internships with prestigious media outlets. Watch as they share their experiences.