College of Education Inducts Patience Lehrman into Gallery of Success

Patience Lehrman

Patience Lehrman, program director of Project SHINE and the 2013 inductee for the College of Education, says Temple’s lessons extend far beyond the classroom. “Temple taught me not only how to think outside the box, but to get rid of the box,” she said. “As a student, I learned to be driven by the passion of my own convictions.”

Gallery of Success highlights Owls who have utilized the skills and knowledge learned at Temple to chart their own paths as leading educators, scientists, business owners, artists, healthcare providers, lawyers.

Dr. Maia Cucchiara Discusses How Cities Are Trying to Fix Their Schools by Luring the Middle Class

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If handled carefully, an increase in the number of middle-class families in urban public schools could be a triumph for equity and diversity, said Temple College of Education professor Maia Bloomfield Cucchiara in an essay. “However, in the absence of reforms that address inequitable funding and the city-suburban divide, efforts to attract middle-class families will inevitably fall short of preventing the next crisis,” she said.

Dr. Frank Farley Discusses the Power of Self-Expression

Frank Farley

Bumper stickers, nearly as old as bumpers, can be funny, political, or thoughtful. While the messages can divide us, they can also bring us together. Stickers and their like - window clings, decals, personalized license plates - all provide "an opportunity for conversation," said Temple University College of Education professor Dr. Frank Farley.

"Self-expression is a powerful human motive," said Farley, also a former president of the American Psychological Association. "Bumper stickers are just another vehicle of expression."

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