Local Elementary Students To Visit Temple University

Temple Campus

Over 400 7th graders from local elementary schools attended the Fair, which the College of Education hosted in partnership with Steppingstone Scholars, Inc. and the School District of Philadelphia. During the event, students learned about vocational programs available at Philadelphia’s Randolph, Dobbins and Mastbaum high schools.

Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab appears on The Daily Show

Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab

Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab, author and professor of higher education policy and sociology, was interviewed by Trevor Noah on The Daily Show. During her interview, Dr. Goldrick-Rab talks about the financial burdens college students face and discusses ways to improve access to higher education.

Federal grant helps new faculty member study college retention

Sara Goldrick-Rab
Sara Goldrick-Rab, professor of higher education policy and sociology in the College of Education, is leading a study on whether financial aid ‘nudges’―text messages that offer reminders about deadlines and other important information―can help students complete their FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and meet the academic requirements of the Pell Grant.


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