6 days ago

Temple students make impact one patient at a time

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    Temple students make impact one patient at a time
    Temple University Hospital's patients can spend extended amounts of time in and out of hospital stays and procedures, and the health system has found an innovative way to support them and their families while they face health issues: student volunteers.
    https://news.temple.edu

Nov 29

Mending the music

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    Mending the music
    Studies show that early exposure to music can help children achieve academically. So when Temple Contemporary's director Robert Blackson and assistant director Sarah Biemiller, happened upon a storehouse in South Philadelphia full of broken pianos from the Philadelphia School District, they were taken aback by the untapped potential.
    https://news.temple.edu

Nov 01

11th annual Avenue of Treats brings Halloween to local kids

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    11th annual Avenue of Treats brings Halloween to local kids
    Cecil B. Moore Avenue transformed into a Halloween spectacle Tuesday night, as more than 700 kids decked out in costumes-from witches and Captain America to M&Ms and ninjas-attended the 11th annual Avenue of Treats celebration.
    https://news.temple.edu

Oct 11

Trustees approve funding for studies related to new early childhood center

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The proposed center, which will include a community dental clinic, is planned for a Temple-owned parcel at 13th and Diamond streets. 

    Trustees approve funding for studies related to new early childhood center
    Temple University's Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to allow the College of Education to pursue pre-construction planning and architectural designs for a new early-childhood education facility in North Philadelphia. The Alpha Center, an approximately 70,000-square-foot facility, would also feature a dental clinic. It is planned for a Temple-owned parcel at 13th and Diamond streets.
    https://news.temple.edu

Oct 11

Temple socks another record

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    Temple socks another record
    Students, faculty, staff and even a local apparel manufacturer with 318 pairs of socks to spare stopped by the Howard Gittis Student Center to help Temple set a new Guinness World Record. With 2,798 pairs of socks collected, Temple officially is the record holder for the largest sock drive in eight hours at a single location.
    https://news.temple.edu

Oct 04

Easing the transition from foster care to college

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    Easing the transition from foster care to college
    For Briana Drummer, who grew up in foster care, the path to Temple was a longer journey than it is for most. Now, Drummer, a junior psychology major, is using her own experience to help other young adults make the leap from foster care to college, just as she did.
    https://news.temple.edu

Sep 25

Project creates cardboard adaptations for kids with disabilities

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    Project creates cardboard adaptations for kids with disabilities
    node:video]For 5-year-old Mark Ovington and his mom, Andrea Krajci, some of the simplest things in life can be a struggle. Mark, who has cerebral palsy, loves video games, but he doesn't have the mobility to hold up a controller with both hands.
    https://news.temple.edu

Sep 20

All of the lights

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    All of the lights
    Students walking into the renovated Howard Gittis Student Center food court can't help but notice the new dining options, modern furniture and inviting layout. It just feels brighter. That's because it is. Construction and renovation projects at Temple now include LED lighting as the new standard.
    https://news.temple.edu

Sep 13

O’Connor Plaza and renovated Founder’s Garden to officially open Sept. 14

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    O'Connor Plaza and renovated Founder's Garden to officially open Sept. 14
    Temple University's newly renovated Founder's Garden-the pocket park at the pedestrian heart of Main Campus-will officially reopen Sept. 14 with the unveiling of O'Connor Plaza, named in honor of Board of Trustees Chair Patrick J. O'Connor and his wife, Marie.
    https://news.temple.edu

Sep 13

The art of inclusion

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    The art of inclusion
    node:video]When Roger Ideishi sent his graduate students into the Philadelphia community more than a decade ago to identify areas of need, they found a huge gap in access for families of children with disabilities. "Families [had] been telling us that they don't feel welcome in the community.
    https://news.temple.edu

Sep 11

Developers test new literacy apps at Temple

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    Developers test new literacy apps at Temple
    Taking part in a nationwide effort to increase literacy, Temple's Pan-African Studies Community Education Program (PASCEP) is serving as one of multiple testing sites for a mobile app aimed at teaching adults to read.
    https://news.temple.edu

Sep 01

Putting kids a stroke ahead

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    Putting kids a stroke ahead
    For as long as Angela Beale can remember, swimming has been an integral part of her life. "I grew up swimming in the North Philadelphia area," recalls Beale, an assistant professor of kinesiology in the College of Public Health.
    https://news.temple.edu

Aug 23

Bin there, done that

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Thursday, Aug. 24, at Berks and Bouvier streets (Aug. 28 rain date)

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Tuesday, Aug. 29, at 16th and Berks streets (Aug. 30 rain date)

Thursday, Aug. 31, at Park and Susquehanna avenues (Sept. 5 rain date)

    Bin there, done that
    Every fall since 2000, student leaders and staff from various Temple departments and student organizations have visited students living in the communities around Main Campus to discuss being good neighbors and to connect students with area residents. This year, the annual Welcome Wagon events, organized by Campus Safety Services, have a notable addition: a recycling bin giveaway-with custom numbering-for off-campus residential students.
    https://news.temple.edu

Aug 23

Campus Safety Services opens new station west of Broad Street

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    Campus Safety Services opens new station west of Broad Street
    Temple Police expanded their presence over the summer, opening a new safety hub on Cecil B. Moore Avenue that will increase community outreach and other Campus Safety Services resources along the western edge of Main Campus. The new Public Safety Station at the corner of Cecil B.
    https://news.temple.edu

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