Community Engagement

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.
September 16, 2019
Charles Library
Our library is your library
Charles Library will be open to the public. Here’s how to access its resources.
September 10, 2019
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.