Community Engagement

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New neighborhood resource center set to improve outcomes in North Philly
Type: News Story
Temple’s new Community Gateway will directly serve North Philadelphia community members
August 23, 2023
One of the panels installed in the storefront at Broad & Cecil B. Moore
Storefront on campus transformed with depictions of North Philadelphia history
Type: News Story
Temple University has installed 11 historical panels at Broad Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue.
August 16, 2023
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As off-campus students prepare to move out, Temple University launches a free off-campus trash collection program
Type: News Story
Everything you need to know about Temple University’s latest household trash pickup service for students living off-campus. 
July 11, 2023
A student in a tan shirt outside in the streets of North Philadelphia.
Temple student wins $20,000 McDonald’s USA award to fund community mission
Type: News Story
Andrew Ankamah, a senior at Temple, is an activist for social injustice in education and gun violence.
May 17, 2023
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Cherry Pantry celebrates 5th anniversary and rebranding
Type: News Story
Cherry Pantry, Temple University’s campus food pantry, is marking five years since its opening.
March 22, 2023
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President Wingard to move to North Philadelphia
Type: News Story
The president is relocating with his family to North Carlisle Street.
December 13, 2022
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Eco-friendly faces: Meet Temple’s EcoReps advocating for a sustainable campus
Type: News Story
The EcoRep peer education program trains and develops students as promoters and leaders of sustainability and climate action.
December 5, 2022
President Wingard and Provost Mandel in Rome, Italy
Globally connected campus: A presidential visit to Temple Rome
Type: News Story
Temple University President Jason Wingard wants to expand the university’s global boundaries.
November 9, 2022
Jon Broder, Jason Wingard, Rabbi Daniel Levitt and Mitch Morgan
Temple Hillel unveils legacy plan in honor of professor
Type: News Story
Temple’s Hillel honors a professor who dedicated his career to championing disability rights and celebrates paying off the mortgage on its campus building.
November 7, 2022
Owls in the NFL are carrying on Temple’s mission and spirit
Type: News Story
Learn how Owls in the NFL give back to their communities.
October 5, 2022
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40 years of historic Philadelphia photography gifted to Temple Libraries
Type: News Story
View over 1,200 rare images of Philadelphia captured by Temple Senior Photographer Joseph V. Labolito that he donated to the University Libraries this year.
August 31, 2022
Image of President Wingard and Reverend Michael James Evans.
Temple welcomes local faith leaders for breakfast
Type: News Story
Local faith leaders and officials from Temple University discussed ways to collaborate with and support each other.
June 9, 2022
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Temple student Shawn Aleong named to President Biden’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities
Type: News Story
Temple student Shawn Aleong to serve on President Biden’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities.
April 29, 2022
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President Wingard explores campus solutions on bike ride through the neighborhood
Type: News Story
Temple University President Jason Wingard met with local residents last Tuesday afternoon.
April 12, 2022
Image of Cory Matthews wearing a white Nike shirt and red and gray Nike sneakers.
Sneaker-cleaning entrepreneur raises the bar for students at Fox
Type: News Story
Cecil B. Moore Scholar Cory Matthews plans to get his master’s in business by the age of 22.
January 17, 2022
Image of the principal and assistant principal outside of Paul L. Dunbar Elementary School.
Childhood friends turned Temple alumni reunite at Dunbar
Type: News Story
Temple alumni Daniel Mina and Justin Hall have reunited as the principal and assistant principal at Paul L. Dunbar Elementary School.
November 15, 2021
Temple alumnus Mat Tomezsko at work on the "Revolutionary Philadelphia" mural.
A new mural gives high school students the opportunity to show what fighting inequality means to them
Type: News Story
Reducing inequality through art
November 12, 2021
Image of students with the Temple President and Independence Health Group CEO.
Independence Blue Cross and Temple collaborate on a new scholarship program for nursing students
Type: News Story
The program creates a direct pathway from high school to college and nursing for students of color.
October 14, 2021
Mat Tomezsko holding the collage example piece for Revolutionary Philadelphia.
Temple takes on U.N. art challenge, forges path toward equality
Type: News Story
Temple-sponsored art competition showcases commitment to the U.N.’s principles of reducing inequalities.
June 7, 2021
Meet Anyae Scott, one of Temple’s first Cecil B. Moore Scholars
Type: News Story
Get the story behind one of the first students to earn a full-tuition scholarship to Temple as a Cecil B. Moore Scholar.
June 4, 2021
Students taking a selfie with Temple mascot Hooter
Owls take giving back to the next level during Global Days of Service, Temple Toast
Type: News Story
This year’s Global Days of Service and Temple Toast saw major contributions from the Temple community.
May 23, 2019
Temple to host fruit tree adoption for North Philadelphia neighbors
Type: News Story
Neighbors, community organizations, local businesses and schools can adopt fruit trees during the event April 13.
March 13, 2019
Temple graduates at 2018 Commencement ceremony
Temple introduces scholarship program to support first-generation college students
Type: News Story
The Broad Street Finish Line Scholarship program will aid students facing hardship in their pursuit of graduation.
February 18, 2019
Jeff and Tisha Hester
Temple safety keeps it all in the family
Type: News Story
Brother and sister Allied Universal account managers have served the Temple community for more than two decades.
October 17, 2018
Temple students making peanut butter and jelly sandwiches
Temple gears up to pack more than 3K backpacks in an hour to break record
Type: News Story
This year, Owls will attempt to break the record for most backpacks packed in an hour—then donate them to local kids.
October 8, 2018