Community Engagement

President Wingard and Provost Mandel meeting with Superintendent Watlington
President Wingard meets with Philadelphia School District superintendent
President Wingard and Superintendent Watlington discussed ways to build community partnerships in a recent meeting on campus.
February 3, 2023
President Wingard meeting with elected officials
President Wingard strengthens partnerships with elected officials
Elected leaders pledge support and resources for Temple and Philadelphia.
February 3, 2023
A smiling boy wearing a blue helmet and a cherry uniform rides a bike as part of a charity event.
How Temple’s Urban Bike Team is growing community safety through youth cycling
Temple Police teach bike safety and leadership skills to local youth through the Temple Urban Bike Team.
January 23, 2023
 North Philadelphia children receive holiday gifts from Temple University
Temple police host holiday party for 500 children in North Philadelphia
Temple police carry on a tradition of celebrating the holidays with neighborhood families for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Image of Temple students outside on Mazur Terrace
Eco-friendly faces: Meet Temple’s EcoReps advocating for a sustainable campus
The EcoRep peer education program trains and develops students as promoters and leaders of sustainability and climate action.
A group of men and women standing in front of a box of turkeys around Thanksgiving at Temple.
A roundup of Temple events helping local families for Thanksgiving
Temple University donates turkeys and holiday meals for families in need across North Philadelphia.
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.
Students outside working on a garden.
Engineers Without Borders offers opportunity for meaningful experiential learning
Temple’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders allows students to design and implement sustainable projects for local and international communities.
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.
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.
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.
Image of Former Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey
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.