Student Success

Nasir Pittman at dance practice for the Diamond Gems
A different kind of diamond
Nasir Pittman has big plans for his time at Temple University and beyond.
November 18, 2020
Delila Matara
MCCC’s youngest 2020 graduate comes to Temple
At 18 years old, Temple’s Delila Matara already has an associate’s degree—and now she’s eyeing a bachelor’s.
November 18, 2020
Marc Coleman, founder, president and CEO of The Tactile Group
Marc Coleman is not your typical CEO
Coleman’s company values different voices, flexibility and kindness.
November 18, 2020
students at a food truck
Fall 2020 in pictures
Here’s a look at what’s been happening on campus this semester.
Inside the new atrium in Anderson Hall.
Temple University Internship Program provides on-campus professional development, seeks to expand
Departments across campus have the opportunity to provide empowering professional experiences for students.
Nelson Henry Jr. holding his honorable discharge certificate.
A WWII veteran’s fight to receive an honorable discharge
Nelson Henry Jr. was given a discriminatory “blue discharge” because he was African American.
Two student-run groups join forces to foster inclusivity
Klein College’s PRSSA and PRowl join a national alliance to promote greater diversity in their profession.
Tarahgee Morris and Jamal Parker
One of a kind Owls hand picked by ONE School
With only 15 spots open, two Owls were admitted to the ONE School program, selective portfolio program founded by Spotify's creative director.
Agnes Berry Montier
Temple's first Black female MD graduated in 1912
Temple University graduated its first Black woman doctor at a time when Black people were excluded from institutions of higher learning.
Scott Blender on campus
First-year student co-founds COVID-19 data visualization company
COVID-19 is not slowing down Temple’s startup scene.
Kendall Stephens wearing a sweatshirt and matching face mask that says "QUEEN" with a rainbow megaphone.
Prominent trans advocate brings talents to Temple
A new student in the School of Social Work wants to work to unite Temple’s LGBTQIA+ community and continue to advocate for trans individuals.
Tyler student Katie Fish designed the "I Voted" sticker for Philadelphia.
Tyler student designs city’s new ‘I Voted’ sticker
Katie Fish beat out more than 150 submissions in a citywide competition to replace Philadelphia’s previous Election Day sticker.
Mya Sims interned at NASA this summer.
An Owl soars with the Eagles and NASA
Mya Sims joined the Philadelphia Eagles Cheer team while interning at NASA.