Alumni

Pepe Sanchez waving as he walks across a gym.
Hoops Hall of Famer gives back to Temple
Type: News Story
Juan “Pepe” Sanchez, who came from Argentina to play basketball at Temple, said his experience inspired him to help support international students.
January 25, 2017
Books on a bookshelf in Samuel Paley Library.
Alumnus’ history of racism wins National Book Award
Type: News Story
Ibram X. Kendi, CLA ’07, ’10, credits Temple as the place where he honed the “cultural critique” that helped him write the book.
January 16, 2017
Johnny Young standing in front of a stained glass window.
Traveler's assurance
Type: News Story
Alumnus Johnny Young was a storied diplomat before heading up the world’s largest nongovernmental provider of services for asylees and refugees.
January 13, 2017
 Temple graduate Jamira Burley standing in front of the Lincoln Memorial.
Owls earn spots on ‘Forbes’ magazine's ‘30 Under 30’ list
Type: News Story
This year’s “30 Under 30” list by Forbes magazine honored three Temple alumni as leaders in their fields.
January 10, 2017
Philadelphia City Hall.
Temple alumni land on ‘Who’s Next in Politics’ list
Type: News Story
Five Temple alumni made 'Billy Penn’s' list of up-and-coming young political influencers.
January 3, 2017
Temple alumnus Bill DeSio cheering in the stands.
Win or lose, his cherry and white pride shines
Type: News Story
Fox alumnus Bill DeSio is a diehard Temple fan who “decided a long time ago, whether they win or lose—I support them.”
December 29, 2016
A man and woman standing in front of a painting.
Behind the scenes of ‘Create TU’
Type: News Story
Meet the student stars of Temple’s newest video.
December 22, 2016
a student posting a note about giving back on a board for National Philanthropy Day.
We gave and gave big
Type: News Story
Temple gave big on Giving Tuesday this year, more than doubling the university’s goal of $70,000 by raising $146,089.
December 21, 2016
A woman with a guitar in a hospital room
The healing power of music
Type: News Story
Music therapy has been shown to have a beneficial effect on anxiety, fatigue and pain in people with cancer.
December 13, 2016
Graphic showing programming code and blue dots.
Owls mentor, lead during Philadelphia Startup Weekend
Type: News Story
Philadelphia’s recent Startup Weekend included several Temple Owls, who joined the event as coaches, mentors, judges and entrepreneurs.
December 6, 2016
Temple University graduate Yasmine Mustafa standing outside on campus.
Alumna joins global influencers on BBC’s ‘100 Women 2016’ list
Type: News Story
The BBC selected Temple graduate Yasmine Mustafa as one of its “100 Women 2016” for making a difference around the world.
December 21, 2016
Temple flags hanging from the Temple Performing Arts Center with Morgan Hall in the background.
Temple endowment exceeds $500 million
Type: News Story
Temple University’s endowment has surpassed $500 million, a significant milestone.
November 28, 2016
Three members of the Ewell family standing together and smiling.
Owl in the family
Type: News Story
The number of legacy students at Temple University has more than doubled in the past decade.
November 18, 2016
Kevin Negandhi smiling with an ESPN logo in the background.
Kevin Negandhi talks Temple and ESPN
Type: News Story
The ESPN anchor and Temple alumnus shares the impact the university has had on his broadcasting career.
November 15, 2016
6ABC anchor Jim Gardner moderating a U.S. Senate debate on Temple’s campus.
Owls and the election: How Temple took part in campaign 2016
Type: News Story
No one knows yet how the 2016 election will end. But for now, here’s a look back at the role students and faculty played this year.
November 4, 2016
Yasmine Mustafa standing outside smiling.
Owls score Geek Awards
Type: News Story
Temple Made community leaders and entrepreneurs were recognized for their contributions to Philadelphia’s geek scene.
November 2, 2016
Sharon Pinkenson smiling as she sits on a stage.
Starring Philadelphia
Type: News Story
That moment of pride upon seeing Philadelphia on the big screen? Thank Sharon Pinkenson, EDU ’71, for that.
October 31, 2016
Lighting equipment on the sidewalk outside the Temple Performing Arts Center.
Owls want more silver screen time for Philly
Type: News Story
Two alumni are working toward the creation of a Philadelphia-based union for film and television crews to continue luring productions to the city.
November 1, 2016
Students volunteering at a local elementary school.
Strong community ties
Type: News Story
Teach for America finds that Temple students are a great fit for North Philadelphia schools.
November 2, 2016
The view of the Philadelphia skyline from Temple’s campus.
True leaders are Temple Made
Type: News Story
The 2016 edition of Philadelphia Business Journal’s “Power 76” list names seven Owls among the region’s most influential people.
October 18, 2016
Tina Fey sitting on stage while holding a microphone and laughing.
And the winner is…
Type: News Story
Six alumni and actor Tina Fey were honored during the School of Media and Communication’s annual Lew Klein Alumni in the Media Awards luncheon.
October 7, 2016
Paintbrushes and a woman painting in the background.
Philly’s art scene powered by Temple
Type: News Story
Graduates of the College of Liberal Arts and the Tyler School of Art are influencing the city’s art scene.
October 10, 2016
Dan Campbell performing on stage while wearing a Temple t-shirt.
Alumnus rocks the stage
Type: News Story
Dan Campbell, EDU ’11, frontman of the band The Wonder Years, shaped his perspective at Temple.
September 28, 2016
The six friends outside of their house on Diamond Street.
On Diamond Street, a house of entrepreneurs
Type: News Story
Friendship and careers intersect for six Temple students and graduates at a townhouse near Main Campus.
August 31, 2016
A chalkboard sign at Rad Dish Co-Op.
Local champions
Type: News Story
Rad Dish Co-op café, Temple’s student-run cooperative café, wins SustainPHL Award.
August 25, 2016

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