Temple Teacher Residency Supports Veteran Students

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At Temple University, the Temple Teacher Residency (TTR) provides tuition awards and stipends to students in the university’s intensive one-year MEd program, which prepares veterans and others who have STEM undergraduate degrees to become middle school STEM teachers. Although the residency is open to all students with an undergraduate degree in science or math, each of the program’s three cohorts has included one veteran as a result of active recruitment by Temple through Troops to Teachers.

FAST Fund Grants Made Available to Temple Students in Need

Sara Goldrick-Rab
Sara Goldrick-Rab, professor of higher education policy and sociology, raised $133,000 for her Faculty and Student Together Fund, which will be available to students in financial need. The FAST Fund will help students struggling financially by covering the cost of expenses other than tuition, like commuter car payments, textbook fees and housing.

Philadelphia’s Resident-Led After-School Program

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As community partnerships continue to expand throughout the Philadelphia area, Dr. Meghan Raisch, the Educational Engagement Specialist at Temple University, is working closely with the Norris Afterschool Program to help provide resources to local children, such as meals and academic support.


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