Student Success

Frank Nutile on the field
Major success: Owls study more than the playbook
Temple University’s football program is among the nation’s leaders in diversity of its players’ academic majors.
December 17, 2018
Dr. Joseph Torg
Influential sports medicine doctor gives back to Temple
Joseph Torg, MED ’61, influenced a number of injury-reducing practices in sports.
November 13, 2018
Hazim Hardeman standing in front of a mural near Main Campus.
From Broad to Oxford: Temple’s first Rhodes Scholar reflects on his story, prepares to leave to study in England
Temple’s first Rhodes Scholar writes essay to reflect on his experience as he gets ready to leave Philadelphia to attend Oxford.
September 19, 2018
Damon Erik Williams acting in a Temple production
Alumnus attributes acting career to School of Theater, Film and Media Arts
Actor Damon Erik Williams discusses Temple, the entertainment industry and his latest guest-starring role on TNT’s "Animal Kingdom."
Christine Mendenhall
Two high performers Fly in 4 with extra degrees
Two recent Temple University graduates upgraded their academic plans to include a master’s degrees.
22 Temple University students who interned at QVC
Temple Takeover: 22 students interned at QVC this summer
Nearly two dozen Temple University students interned this summer at QVC, gaining experience in areas including IT, communications, eCommerce, legal and production.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.