Student Success

Roneisha Smith-Davis dancing
Entrepreneurial alumni honor North Philadelphia roots
For these Owls who chose to open businesses in the community after graduating from Temple, North Philadelphia will always be home.
July 30, 2018
Verishia Coaxum wearing a Temple sweatshirt
20/20 Scholarship graduates reflect on their time at Temple
Fatema Ibrahim, CPH ’18, and Verishia Coaxum, CLA ’15, view their time as 20/20 Scholars as opportunities to elevate community members and keep their futures bright.
June 28, 2018
Alexa Phillip
From gymnastics to law enforcement, senior dreams of a life in motion
Student-athlete and criminal justice major Alexa Phillip wants an active career—literally.
May 22, 2018
A group of this year's Student Fulbright finalists
Students, alumni win prestigious Fulbright awards
This year’s class of Student Fulbright grantees includes 11 Temple students and recent alumni.
Hooter posing with 6-year-old Gabrielle Labolito.
From kid on campus to Commencement speaker
Longtime university photographer Joseph V. Labolito’s daughter Gabrielle Labolito, STHM ’13, is graduating with her master’s degree from the College of Education.
Arooj Khan
Arooj Khan, Class of 2018: ‘There’s no limit’
Arooj Khan founded the Pakistani Students Association at Temple and helped to develop innovative medical devices as an undergraduate.
Jamal Parker standing near the Bell Tower.
A spoken word send-off to the Class of 2018
Senior Jamal Parker performs an original poem dedicated to the graduating class.
The Philadelphia skyline at night.
A bright way to congratulate the Class of 2018
The Philadelphia skyline will show its Temple pride to honor our graduates.
Justin Grothmann
First student to sign a Fly in 4 agreement prepares to graduate
Justin Grothmann, Class of 2018, plans to continue his education in the Master of Accountancy program at the Fox School of Business.
Jamaica and Jay Manning
For these Temple students, Commencement is a family affair
Father and daughter Jamaica and Jay Manning will walk together at this year’s Commencement, both earning their bachelor’s degrees.
Kunal Nayyar with manager Jason Kim and agent Jonathan Howard
“Big Bang Theory” star’s gift funds scholarships, support for students
Kunal Nayyar, TFM '06, and Neha Kapur recently made one of the largest gifts in the Department of Theater’s history.
Ben Thomas in his home studio in Northwest Philadelphia
After graduation, this music entrepreneur won’t skip a beat
Senior entrepreneurship major Ben Thomas will continue his career in audio engineering in Philadelphia after Commencement.
Marcus Forst in front of a whiteboard filled with equations
Marcus Forst, junior physics major, wins Temple’s first Goldwater Scholarship
The prestigious Goldwater Scholarship is reserved for students in STEM fields for exemplary academic achievement.