Student Success

Camille Bell and Jonny Velaquez standing together
Black, Brown and red all over: How two Temple alumni are using lipstick to make the world a more inclusive place
Temple alumni Camille Bell and Jonny Velazquez have revolutionized the beauty industry with their inclusive cosmetics company, Pound Cake.
March 17, 2023
Rich Le holding his camera
College senior brings his passion for vlogging to Temple University
Rich Le enjoys interacting with students and showcasing Temple University’s campus in his vlogs.
March 1, 2023
Ben Thomas wearing a Johnson & Hardwick sweatshirt in a studio
Behind the music: Grammy-nominated Fox alum finds success as an audio engineer and producer
Fox alum Ben Thomas, who has aspired to win a Grammy since graduating, has been nominated for a 2023 Grammy.
January 17, 2023
Temple student volunteers at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar
Temple senior Mujahid Al-Atharee shares his experience volunteering in Spectator Services at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
President Wingard, Gingi Wingard, and a group of alumni.
Temple alumni and President Wingard get into the holiday spirit at alumni events across the country
Alumni events around the country provide opportunities for cheer and networking.
Image of Eagles cheerleader and Temple student James LeGette.
Meet the Temple student on the Eagles cheerleading squad
Temple University student James LeGette has been a member of the Philadelphia Eagles cheerleading squad for the past two seasons.
Katie Agnello standing outside.
Temple senior selected for competitive Television Academy Foundation internship
Katie Agnello was one of just 12 students from across the U.S. chosen by the Television Academy Foundation to participate in its fall 2022 program.
Image of person using Gamrpod in the TECH Center
Alumni best friend duo creates first-ever tech-integrated Gamrpod
Former soccer teammates run a startup providing the first soundproof tech-integrated micro studio for content creation.
Image of Klein College of Media and Communication.
Klein student media recognized with national publishing awards
Student media from Temple University won four awards at this year’s EPPYs competition.
Image of students interviewing a food truck operator.
What is a food truck? A Temple public history research project is finding out
A Temple University graduate history class is studying food trucks for a digital walking tour project.
Cory Budischak and Dr. Shawn Fagan.
$1.5 million NSF award will power scholarships and support for high-achieving, low-income engineering students
A $1.5 million NSF award will fund Sustainable Temple Energy and Power Scholars, a program meant to support high-achieving, low-income engineering students.
Image of Courtney Kater in a sweater.
Temple student lands prestigious internship at Lambda Legal
Courtney Kater, a gender, sexuality and women’s studies major, is interning at national nonprofit Lambda Legal.
Image of Baker Purdon conducting a choir.
Boyer PhD student and Presser Award recipient releases album honoring Black choral music
Walking Through the Valley, the debut album by Boyer PhD student Baker Purdon, contains work that has never before been recorded by Black composers throughout the 20th century.