College of Education Alumna Linda Darling-Hammond Ranked Most Publicly Influential Education Scholar

Linda Darling-Hammond

College of Education alumna Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond, Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education Emeritus at Stanford University was ranked the most publicly influential education scholar in the 2016 Rick Hess Straight Up Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings published by Education Week. Review the rankings here. Dr. Darling-Hammond earned a PhD in Urban Education from Temple University. Also included in the rankings, is College of Education alumnus Marc Lamont Hill.

College of Education Alumni appointed to mayor-elect's transition team

City Hall
Temple University graduates have always played a role in shaping local, national and global politics. This year, on the local political front, a number of Temple graduates have been named to high-ranking positions in both the administrative cabinet and transition team of Mayor-elect Jim Kenney. Three members of Kenney’s transition team share the distinction of having earned degrees in education from Temple University.

College of Education Alum featured in "Hire An Owl" Campaign

Student of Temple

Graduating senior Matt Cahill, EDU ’15 was among those featured in Temple University's Hire an Owl campaign. The campaign shows how students have flexed their muscles both inside and outside of the classroom while at Temple. Cahill, diagnosed with dyslexia at a young age, founded a Temple chapter of Eye to Eye, a national mentoring organization that pairs young students who have ADHD and other learning disabilities with college students who have the same disability. “Some people work to fill up their resume,” Cahill said. “I work to make an impact in the lives of people around me.”


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