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.

Sara Goldrick-Rab Selected As Recipient of 2018 Grawemeyer Award in Education. Will Donate Award Prize to College Students in Need.

Sara Goldrick-Rab

Sara Goldrick-Rab, professor of higher education policy and sociology was selected as recipient of the 2018 Grawemeyer Award in Education. Goldrick-Rab will donate the award’s entire $100,000 prize to the FAST Fund, which helps college students across the country who are in desperate financial need. Prof. Goldrick-Rab will match donations that others make to the Fund at a rate of three-to-one, starting today. She will continue to match donations until her entire $100,000 prize has been spent down.

New College of Education faculty member discusses motivation for joining Temple's community of scholars

Renée M. Tobin

Eight new tenured and tenure-track faculty members have joined the College of Education this year. The range of factors that attracted the newest faculty members to Temple are as varied as their fields of expertise. For the College of Education’s Renée M. Tobin, a national leader in the study of personality and social development in the context of school counseling, Temple’s mission and urban location were critical factors.


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