Student Success

 Image of A Little Free (Dom) Library, a free book-sharing box
Temple Owls lead the fight against banning books by Black authors
Type: News Story
Eric Cortes, KLN ’07, and Michael Robinson share an initiative that promotes banned books by Black authors in several states.
February 21, 2024
Prince Geutler pictured.
Temple student enjoys ‘incredible experience’ as Google intern
Type: News Story
Temple student Prince Geutler grows through Google internship.
January 23, 2024
Antonio Matias Buenga in an anatomy lab on Main Campus
International student’s dream to help his country starts at Temple
Type: News Story
Antonio Matias Buenga enrolled in Temple’s Center for American Language and Culture in 2021 before matriculating to the nursing program in fall 2023.
November 28, 2023
An image of students at convocation.
Temple’s diversity shines within the Class of 2027
Type: News Story
57% of the Class of 2027 are students of color
November 8, 2023
Image of a student wearing a Temple esports jersey playing a PC game.
Temple launches esports certificate program for students
Type: News Story
Temple University’s esports certificate program offers new academic pathways that count toward college credits. 
October 18, 2023
Students walking toward the Bell Tower on a sunny day.
Temple raises $100 million-plus for fourth straight year
Type: News Story
Temple’s fundraising reaches record levels for the fourth straight year
September 14, 2023
Paige Smallwood leaning against a railing
6 Temple Owls taking center stage on Broadway
Type: News Story
Six School of Theater, Film and Media Arts alumni are featured on Broadway this spring.
March 10, 2023
A collage of headshots of Temple’s 30 Under 30 honorees for 2023
Introducing Temple’s 30 Under 30 awardees for 2023
Type: News Story
Learn what these exceptional Owls have accomplished since leaving the nest.
March 9, 2023
Students participating in B4USoar on campus
B4USoar earns 2023 Inspiring Programs in Business Award
Type: News Story
INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine has recognized B4USoar, a high school outreach program at Fox School of Business, with a 2023 Inspiring Programs in Business Award.
March 3, 2023
Image of Monica Rhodes standing on steps
Temple alumna joins the most diverse Rome Prize cohort yet
Type: News Story
Alumna Monica Rhodes is among the most diverse group of Rome Prize winners in the American Academy in Rome’s history.
July 21, 2022
Temple students sweeping streets and collecting litter in North Philadelphia.
Temple students volunteer for the annual Philly Spring Cleanup
Type: News Story
Students come together to spruce up shared spaces in the largest citywide cleaning event of the year.
April 29, 2021
A sunbeam shining behind the Bell Tower.
The best of the decade: Temple edition
Type: News Story
Look back on the university’s most momentous and memorable moments, from 2009 to 2019.
December 16, 2019
Travon Williams on the field
Receiver snags surprise scholarship
Type: News Story
A Q&A with a Temple walk-on who’s hitting his stride
December 13, 2018
Students in Temple's Urban Youth Leadership Academy
Urban Youth Leadership Academy fosters lifetime of opportunity
Type: News Story
Urban Youth Leadership Academy propels middle school students toward high-school and college success.
July 19, 2018
Randi Jones and Leeanah McNew
Summer programs prepare high school students for college
Type: News Story
Temple Summer Academy prepares high school students for college life.
June 29, 2018
Rachel Paul looking at zebrafish in a tank.
Science for real
Type: News Story
Students become members of the research team to gain hands-on experience alongside faculty scientists and hone their career paths.
May 9, 2017
Temple students at computers helping residents file their taxes.
For accounting students, a decade of helping the community
Type: News Story
Temple’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program is marking 10 consecutive years of income-tax service for local residents.
March 6, 2017
Justin Miller and Alex Cagle talking as they walk on Broad Street.
Student-athletes score highest GPAs ever
Type: News Story
Meet one student-athlete who’s become a pro at juggling soccer, academics and internships over the course of his career at Temple, and learn about how he stays on track.
February 6, 2017
Temple cheerleaders at Philadelphia City Hall.
Temple Athletics ranks in top 25 for NCAA graduation success rate
Type: News Story
For seven consecutive years, Temple student-athletes have been posting record-breaking NCAA graduation success rates.
November 16, 2016
Three opera singers wearing brightly colored costumes and wigs performing on stage.
Temple Opera in the spotlight: 'The Impresario' and 'La Canterina' photos
Type: News Story
Temple presented two wildly bold and funny operas rolled into one: ‘The Impresario’ and ‘La Canterina.’
November 14, 2016
Students working in an urban garden.
OwlCrowd campaign kicks off
Type: News Story
This semester’s OwlCrowd campaign is raising funds for six community-oriented projects.
November 9, 2016
A woman smiling with an “I voted sticker” on her shirt.
Temple and the election season: photo highlights
Type: News Story
Temple’s impressive involvement with the 2016 election has been caught on camera.
November 8, 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
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