Community Affairs and Strategic Partnerships

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Fig1. - L: Inspire, Incite, Innovate 2017 Symposium, Matthew S. Stem, Deputy Secretary of the Office of Elementary Secondary Education, Sharif Street, PA State Senator, 3rd Congressional District R: Student Panel leads discussion on the value of Career &Technical Education. L: Bank of America Sponsor Table .

CASP: Forming lasting partnerships with members of the Philadelphia community

Key Pillars of CASP

  • Expand the College’s community engagement footprint by creating new community partnerships and, increase access to community-based learning opportunities, and field-based practice.
  • Strengthen the College’s Institutional reputation by increasing collaboration with civic organizations and corporate partners, create a community advisory committee, and promote college access and completion for diverse student populations.
  • Advance the College’s agenda as it relates to creating new entrepreneurial programs that generate revenue, expand professional practice and community-based participatory research.

Yearly Symposium

The Inspire.Incite.Innovate annual symposium is open to practitioners, policy makers, educational advocates, and corporate partners to improve access, equity, and educational outcomes for underrepresented populations in our region.  This convening is a forum to discuss the latest trends, practices, and innovations in College Access and Success.   

Inspire, Incite, Innovate 2014, 2015, 2017.

Contact Us

Office of Community Affairs and Strategic Partnerships
Contact: Patience Lehrman, Special Assistant to the Dean
Phone: 215-204-0266
Email: patience@temple.edu