Community Engagement

President Wingard and Maura Shenker pictured.
President Wingard highlights Center City Business Association’s “Lunch with the City's Leaders”
President Wingard joins SBDC Director Maura Shenker for one-on-one conversation at the Union League
May 11, 2022
 Image of Upper Dublin high school students at the Temple Forest Observatory.
The Ambler Field Station welcomes high school students through field research activities
Upper Dublin students visited the Temple Ambler Field Station to participate in field research activities relating to the natural environment.
April 20, 2022
Image of Kenny Garrett’s band performing at the Temple Performing Arts Center.
Kenny Garrett, a Grammy award-winning musician, performs at Temple
In February, Temple and WRTI hosted a free live community jazz concert at the Temple Performing Arts Center.
March 4, 2022
Visitors tour the Church of the Advocate
Visiting North Philadelphia’s Church of the Advocate
Learn about the many reasons this historic landmark near Temple’s Main Campus is one of a kind.
yler A. Ray stands in front of one of 14 murals inside the Church of the Advocate.
Temple senior works to preserve a neighborhood staple
Tyler A. Ray, Class of 2022, works to raise awareness about North Philly’s Church of the Advocate.
A tax return is pictured.
Temple to again offer free tax assistance
Community members are able to have their tax returns prepared through VITA program.
Temple professor Wazhmah Osman
Two Owls find a way to assist the Afghan people at the Philadelphia airport
Translation for resettling Afghans as an act of community care.
Scott Charles wearing a black suit
Temple’s Scott Charles on gun violence prevention
Temple Health’s trauma outreach manager joined local business leaders seeking solutions to gun violence.
Cesali Morales, business manager at Norris Square Neighborhood Project, at Las Parcelas.
Philly Community Wireless offers internet for the community, by the community
The group hopes to address inequalities in internet access that were highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
A woman in a red face covering standing before an overhead projector screen.
Temple course answers the question: Why care about college?
Assistant Professor Jennifer Johnson explains how to get the most out of a college experience.
Jessica Beard wearing her white coat inside her medical clinic
Temple trauma surgeon earns fellowship aimed at curbing gun violence
As a Stoneleigh Foundation Fellow, Jessica Beard aims to transform the media narrative on gun violence in Philadelphia.
Image of the “Swing into School Circus” event held at the former Norris Homes Community Center in North Philadelphia.
An old community center provides new workforce services
The community center will support collaborative efforts toward digital accessibility and training for both youth and adults in North Philadelphia.