Student Success

The Bell Tower at Temple University
Temple ranks among top producers of Fulbright students
Temple’s 10 Fulbright students catapulted the university onto a list of the top-producing institutions in 2017-2018.
February 21, 2018
Sierra Williams portrait
Freshman wins Comcast Foundation scholarship
Sierra Williams, a legal studies major, grew up in West Philadelphia and plans to pursue a career in litigation.
February 19, 2018
A student barista pouring cold brew coffee
Student-run Saxbys opens in Speakman Hall
The café is staffed by students, from baristas to its CEO.
February 13, 2018
Fred Thomas Jr. wearing a purple shirt and smiling
Here’s 'whassup': Temple grads starred in iconic ads
Temple alumni say the catchphrase from their popular commercials was all about friendship.
Chris O'Connell sitting with a fellow journalist
Journalism alum embeds in Minneapolis for career ‘highlight’—an Eagles Super Bowl
O’Connell will cover the Super Bowl fan experience in Minneapolis.
Larry Magid speaking at a podium
Electric Factory founder Larry Magid pledges multiple student scholarships
Renowned concert promoter and Broadway producer Larry Magid and his wife, Mickey, are establishing or supporting multiple scholarships at Temple University.
Temple’s Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry
From humble roots, Kornberg alumnus gives back
Robert Bagramian, a 1960 graduate, will bequeath $700,000 to support future dentistry students.
Adam Gasiewski standing with Emily Beck, who is holding a copy of Milk and Vine
Students distill viral videos into viral book, getting lesson in overnight success
Adam Gasiewski and Emily Beck became immediate success stories with the help of Blackstone LaunchPad.
Hazim Hardeman standing on campus in front of the Bell Tower
Hazim Hardeman becomes Temple’s first Rhodes Scholar
Hardeman, KLN ’17, a native North Philadelphian, graduated magna cum laude in May.
Katherine Berry wearing her Army ROTC uniform on campus
Meet Katherine Berry, cadet battalion commander of Temple’s Army ROTC
Berry, a senior nursing major, was no stranger to the military lifestyle when she joined Army ROTC as a freshman.
Marcus Allen, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region, talking to an employee
Leading the charge for change
Temple alumnus Marcus Allen, CLA ’01, works to help youth prevail over poverty through mentorship and educational support.
ROTC students present their Ranger Challenge Award to President Richard M. Englert
We are the champions
The Red Diamond Battalion hand-selected 12 members ranging from freshmen to seniors to participate in the Regional Ranger Challenge Competition while training on a daily basis.
ROTC student in camouflage helmet training in the woods
Day in the life: Temple’s Army ROTC Red Diamond Battalion
For ROTC students, there’s no typical day. Take a look at what the officers in training do inside and outside the classroom.