Community Engagement

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.
June 6, 2019
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.
April 24, 2019
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.
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.
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.