Community Engagement

President Wingard visiting Cristo Rey High School.
A presidential visit to North Philadelphia’s Cristo Rey High School
Temple President Jason Wingard makes a visit to Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School in North Philadelphia.
November 16, 2022
Adults and children together at Temple’s community appreciation night.
Temple celebrates a Community Appreciation Night for students and North Philadelphia youth
Students, community members, and some special guests got together for a viewing of Adam Sandler’s new movie Hustle.
October 19, 2022
A smiling man in a black shirt with three happy children wearing helmets, sitting on bicycles during a Temple Urban Bike Team practice.
Temple University’s Urban Bike Team receives a $100,000 donation
A $100,000 donation to Temple University’s Urban Bike Team will help boost bike safety for youth.
October 12, 2022
Girls’ High alumnae that now work for Temple interact with students from their alma mater.
High school students view historical documentaries at Temple’s Center for Anti-Racism
Local high school students view documentaries about Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman.
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Charles Ramsey highlights importance of engaging community stakeholders during campus safety audit
The audit is part of Temple University’s new safety enhancements.
President Wingard with members of campus police
Behind the badge: Meet Temple University’s Campus Safety team
Meet several dedicated and hardworking members of Temple University’s Campus Safety team.
President Wingard talking with Senator Casey on Polett Walk
Senator Casey and President Wingard address teens about gun violence
The visit included a roundtable discussion with middle and high school students.
Jonathan Latko speaks during Digital Equity Day.
‘We are committed to bridging the digital divide’
New Digital Equity Center looks to bridge digital divide in North Philadelphia with partnership of Dell Technology
Image of the Ukrainian flag and two Temple flags.
Temple Japan offers new scholarship program for Ukrainian undergrads
TUJ offers an academic assistance and financial support program to Ukrainian students.
Katz to include community interviewers in admissions process
Members of the North Philadelphia community are participating in the Katz School’s admissions selection process.
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Grace Baptist Church celebrates 150 years
Members from Grace Baptist Church of Blue Bell reunite to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the church that founded Temple University in 1884.
Image of a Temple logo flag on campus.
President Wingard’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Antisemitism and University Responses continues its work on inclusivity for Jewish campus community
The Commission met to discuss recommendations for enhancing support of Temple’s Jewish campus community.
 Image of Jaida Ragland  wearing a pink blouse and standing in front of balloons
Temple student gifts prom attire to local high school students
Jaida Ragland made sure that cost was not an obstacle for local high school girls preparing for prom.