Student Success

Ellis Hay holding his New York Times crossword puzzle
High note: Music major’s crossword puzzle lands in New York Times
Temple University undergraduate Ellis Hay’s attention to detail is an invaluable skill in composing music and crossword puzzles.
March 26, 2019
Megan Maxwell on campus
Megan Maxwell, a graduating senior, becomes Temple’s first Carnegie Endowment junior fellow
A Temple University student is one of 12 to 14 graduating seniors nationally to earn a prestigious Gaither Junior Fellowship at the Carnegie Endowment.
March 18, 2019
early graduate Hermann Doerner
Temple’s early graduation rate on the rise
Early graduates are on the rise at Temple, saving students’ time and money.
March 11, 2019
Marcus Forst instructs fellow undergraduate students in a recitation section
Marcus Forst, a senior physics major, wins Temple’s first Knight-Hennessy Scholarship
Marcus Forst’s perseverance in and out of the classroom has helped him beat cancer and win two prestigious scholarships.
Temple graduates at 2018 Commencement ceremony
Temple introduces scholarship program to support first-generation college students
The Broad Street Finish Line Scholarship program will aid students facing hardship in their pursuit of graduation.
students walking by Temple Bell Tower
Temple again named among top Fulbright schools
Ten students from Temple University received Fulbright awards for academic year 2018-2019, matching last year’s record. 
Alison Lorraine reporting at the Independence Bowl
For alumna in Shreveport, reporting on the Owls was a hoot
Alison Lorraine made a newsreel as a Temple undergraduate. These days, she delivers the news as an anchor in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Frank Nutile on the field
Major success: Owls study more than the playbook
Temple University’s football program is among the nation’s leaders in diversity of its players’ academic majors.
Dr. Joseph Torg
Influential sports medicine doctor gives back to Temple
Joseph Torg, MED ’61, influenced a number of injury-reducing practices in sports.
Hazim Hardeman standing in front of a mural near Main Campus.
From Broad to Oxford: Temple’s first Rhodes Scholar reflects on his story, prepares to leave to study in England
Temple’s first Rhodes Scholar writes essay to reflect on his experience as he gets ready to leave Philadelphia to attend Oxford.
Damon Erik Williams acting in a Temple production
Alumnus attributes acting career to School of Theater, Film and Media Arts
Actor Damon Erik Williams discusses Temple, the entertainment industry and his latest guest-starring role on TNT’s "Animal Kingdom."
Christine Mendenhall
Two high performers Fly in 4 with extra degrees
Two recent Temple University graduates upgraded their academic plans to include a master’s degrees.
22 Temple University students who interned at QVC
Temple Takeover: 22 students interned at QVC this summer
Nearly two dozen Temple University students interned this summer at QVC, gaining experience in areas including IT, communications, eCommerce, legal and production.