Hundreds of Temple alumni, students, Temple faculty, staff and friends beautified city gardens, cleaned neighborhood streets, and distributed coats and supplies to underserved communities. The effort brought more than 450 participants to 27 scheduled events in 15 cities, eight states and three countries.
Temple University published the newest draft of a comprehensive campus plan that details a collective vision for continued transformation and recommends future projects including renovations to Ritter Hall and Ritter Annex.
On Tuesday, Oct. 21, Temple students, administrators and community partners helped break the local record for group reading during Jumpstart’s annual citywide Read for the Record event.
Temple is the first public research university in the Northeast to implement an option that allows applicants not to submit standardized test scores. “There is a strong correlation between socioeconomic status and standardized test scores,” said College of Education Dean Gregory Anderson. President Neil D. Theobald added that Temple is committed to providing access for talented and motivated students of all backgrounds. “By giving students more choices, we open doors to more first-generation students and those from underserved communities whose enormous academic promise may be overlooked by conventional measures of achievement,” he said.
Gregory Darnieder, senior adviser to U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan, speaks at a symposium hosted on Friday at Temple University’s Mitten Hall.
Middle Bucks Institute of Technology hosts Career and Technical Educators from the United States Virgin Islands Middle Bucks Institute of Technology welcomed visitors from the United States Virgin Islands to campus on September 16, 2014.
The College of Education at Temple University's Alpha Alpha Nu Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, an international education honor society was selected as a recipient of a Bronze Literacy Alive! Award for its Library Revitalization program. Temple's chapter was one of 26 colleges and universities selected to receive a Literacy Alive! Award among 165 entrants.
A Temple University Mentor Teacher at KIPP Philadelphia Elementary Academy has won a national teaching award.