Community Engagement

Students tour the Charles Library construction site
Local teens explore architecture and engineering careers
Temple employees with backgrounds in architecture and construction management are hosting an ACE Mentor Program team for area high school students.
April 9, 2019
Trina Worrell Benjamin
Local entrepreneur gets a boost from Small Business Development Center
A North Philadelphia business owner found resources at Temple to further build her company.
April 8, 2019
board of the North Central Special Services District
Community residents partner with Temple to launch special services district
The North Central Special Services District debuts near Temple University.
April 5, 2019
Temple Ambler Campus
Small Business Development Center opening at Temple Ambler
The Ambler outpost of the Fox School of Business’ center will primarily service businesses owned by military veterans.
elementary school students playing instruments
Repaired instruments return to Philadelphia schools
Musical instruments fixed through Temple’s Symphony for a Broken Orchestra project are being returned to local schools.
Roger Ideishi standing in the middle of a museum exhibit
The art of inclusion
Roger Ideishi travels across the U.S. to help ensure that people with disabilities have equal access to cultural experiences.
Temple Community Garden
Temple Community Garden helps combat food insecurity
A group of Temple students is working to reduce the impact of urban food deserts.
Ulicia Lawrence-Oladeinde
Pan-African Studies Community Education Program turns 40
Temple’s low-cost, non-credit continuing and basic adult education program is celebrating four decades of community service.
a student using an adaptive device
Ongoing project provides custom devices to children with cerebral palsy
Temple students recently delivered the specially designed adaptations to students at a West Philadelphia school.
groundbreaking for Laborers’ District Council Training and Learning Center
Laborers break ground on $22 million training center on North Broad
Local laborers, politicians and neighborhood partners are celebrating a new training facility coming to North Broad Street.
engineers inside the greenhouse
Engineering students improve urban farm in senior design project
Students are designing and implementing sustainable improvements at an urban farm that serves the community.
Michael Clemmons at Temple
Bridging the gap between community, resources
Temple University’s newly created Center for Community Partnerships will support education and career opportunities for Philadelphians.
men cleaning the street near Temple's campus
Temple tackles trash problem block by block
Temple partners with a local rehabilitation center to clean up the neighborhood.