Posted April 20, 2017
Making friends and influencing others
Meet the founder of Peopledelphia.
Temple’s young alumni are becoming more engaged than ever before. Here, Temple shines a spotlight on Brendan Lowry, KLN ’11, and why he loves his alma mater.
MAJOR: BA, strategic communication, Klein College of Media and Communication
CURRENT POSITION: marketing director at Curalate, one of Philadelphia’s fastest growing tech startups
“The people who graduate from Temple are the types who will change the world. I want to surround myself with those people.”
-- Brendan Lowry, KLN '11
- Changed majors six times
- Attended Temple Rome
- Founded the Instagram photo-blog Peopledelphia, which boasts more than 75,000 followers
- Often spotted in the stands at Temple basketball games
ON WHY HE IS AN ENGAGED ALUMNUS: “I’m in it for the ‘give and take.’ I hope my off-the-beaten-path career inspires students to take a more nontraditional route when joining the ‘real world.’ I also believe that the people who graduate from Temple are the types who will change the world. I want to surround myself with those people, soak up their energy and collaborate to make cool stuff.”