Community Engagement

Temple students sweeping streets and collecting litter in North Philadelphia.
Temple students volunteer for the annual Philly Spring Cleanup
Students come together to spruce up shared spaces in the largest citywide cleaning event of the year.
April 29, 2021
Image of aerial overview of North Central Philadelphia neighborhoods.
Temple’s Lenfest North Philadelphia Workforce Initiative awarded $2.5 million grant
The grant from the Lenfest Foundation expands workforce collaborative efforts among community and Temple University organizations in North Philadelphia.
April 21, 2021
an engineer examines water in Peru
Shifting service: Temple Engineers Without Borders connected to a local project during COVID-19
The pandemic didn’t stop Temple Engineering students from renovating a community garden at a South Philadelphia High School.
April 21, 2021
Moraine Kisenda and Isha Dev with COVID vaccine syringes.
Two students, one historic moment
Two At Your Service interns got Instagram attention at Temple University Hospital’s COVID-19 vaccine clinic.
The Temple flag files on Main Campus.
For North Philadelphia students, the Cecil B. Moore Scholars Program bridges the gap between high school and college
The program provides tutoring, mentors and scholarships to help ease the transition from high school to college.
Image of Takeout containers of Syrian delicacies were distributed to guests of a virtual dinner.
Virtual dinner highlights the harsh realities of forced migration
Temple professor organizes a virtual dinner to expand students’ understanding of global development in the face of forced migration.
Monument of Martin Luther King Jr.
Giving back on MLK Day, different but still impactful this year
Learn what Temple has planned for the 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.
A student sitting in the grass on Main Campus near the Perseverance Conquers mural.
New Cecil B. Moore Scholars Program to cultivate leaders from North Philadelphia, provide support and scholarships
The program is a pillar of Temple's commitment to increase the number of North Philadelphians enrolled at the university.
An Owl statue spreads its wings on Temple's Main Campus.
Highlights from recent stories featuring Temple in the media
Faculty experts discuss the effects of the coronavirus pandemic and professors and students respond to protests against racial injustice.
Owl statue on Main Campus.
Resources for facilitating meaningful change
Black Lives Matter at Temple University—and these resources can help our community take action right now.
Gate with Temple seal
Highlights from recent stories featuring Temple in the media
Temple professors offer insights on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic from their fields of specialty.
A Temple student volunteer calls a patient in hospital.
The Center for Urban Bioethics helps patients Phone a Friend
Hospitalized patients are being given cellphones and paired with student volunteers ready to listen.
Silvana Mazzella
Panel highlights COVID-19 and substance use disorder
The College of Public Health hosted a discussion of the pandemic’s implications and impacts on substance use disorder.