Community Engagement

Janine Burkhardt
She brings dental care to all
Alumna Janine Musheno Burkhardt dedicates her career to providing dental care for people who are homeless and low-income.
December 20, 2019
Students and program coordinator visit the Blockson Collection
Foundation grant funds expansion of Temple’s Urban Youth Leadership Academy
The Lasko Family Foundation is supporting the expansion of the program for local middle schoolers.
December 10, 2019
members of Beth Pfeiffer's research team work with participants
From peer to there: Connecting across subway lines
Associate Professor Beth Pfeiffer empowers individuals on the autism spectrum to aid others with disabilities in conquering public transportation.
October 28, 2019
Temple Libraries staffer Emily Schiller and Tony Ransome
With Temple Libraries’ help, he self-published a book
Temple University’s Libraries system serves roughly 1,000 visitors each year with community resident privileges like free computer usage and book borrowing.
Charles Library
Our library is your library
Charles Library will be open to the public. Here’s how to access its resources.
Temple student athletes distribute backpacks to local school students
Temple helps local students kick off a new school year
Thanks to the collective generosity of Temple's Board of Trustees, local elementary students will start the school year with needed school supplies.
an employer tables at the job fair
$2.6 million grant expands workforce collaborative efforts in North Philadelphia
The Lenfest North Philadelphia Workforce Initiative is ramping up its effort to assist unemployed, underemployed and underpaid Philadelphians.
People dancing on Broad Street
10 resources anyone can access at Temple
Temple offers myriad resources and programs for community members.
A teenage girl sitting at the anchor desk at TUTV
College Bound Academy for housing-insecure youth returns to campus
The summer program allows youth facing housing insecurity to experience college life and explore major and career options.
the Metropolitan Opera House on North Broad Street in 1924
North Broad Street: A history in photos
Peruse a selection of photographs from Temple Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center showing North Broad Street throughout the years.
A group of people dancing on Broad Street
For second year, Temple joins in Philly Free Streets on North Broad
Temple’s event will include health screenings, wellness activities, signups for job training, dancing in the street and more.
young boys on their new bicycles
Temple Campus Safety surprises 200 local children with new bicycles
Kids rode home with new bicycles after a Temple Police bicycle safety program, thanks to a generous donation from a university trustee.
David Brookstein speaks to students at Central High School
Engineering a modern heart
A professor of mechanical engineering uses his personal experience to teach high schoolers at his alma mater.