Apr 25

Proposed center at Temple will offer early childhood education, behavioral health services

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The proposed Alpha Center would be built on a university-owned parcel at 13th and Diamond streets and would unite the wealth of resources and expertise offered by the College of...

    Proposed center at Temple will offer early childhood education, behavioral health services
    Inspired by Temple's mission of access and affordability, Gregory Anderson arrived in 2013 with a dream and a clear vision to make it reality. Anderson's vision for equity and access in education was developed as dean at the University of Denver's Morgridge College of Education, where he led the upstart of the an early learning center.
    https://news.temple.edu

Apr 23

Philadelphia’s largest job fair connects community with careers

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Aramark Student Training and Recreation (STAR) Complex, 1816 N. 15th St. (corner of 15th Street and Montgomery Avenue)

    Philadelphia's largest job fair connects community with careers
    On May 17, more than 2,000 people in search of opportunities to start new careers will crowd into the new Aramark Student Training and Recreation (STAR) Complex at Temple University for this year's Neighborhood Job Fair. The fair is the largest and longest running annual citywide job fair in Philadelphia.
    https://news.temple.edu

Apr 09

Temple addresses parking, traffic plans around proposed retail and stadium complex

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Rendering showing the proposed multipurpose facility and stadium complex from 16th and Norris streets

    Temple addresses parking, traffic plans around proposed retail and stadium complex
    Temple's proposed multipurpose facility will create a vibrant, pedestrian-focused experience that will be more than an athletic facility. The venue will bring the university and community together by providing a multifaceted space for events, retail, research and more.
    https://news.temple.edu

Mar 29

Temple chaplain establishes wellness center in North Philadelphia

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    Temple chaplain establishes wellness center in North Philadelphia
    Sometimes it's the actions of others that cause trauma and grief in people's lives; in other instances, it's the environment that causes harm. Dilapidated schools, underfunded neighborhoods overrun with blight and the constant threat of violence can all cause unchecked trauma in the lives of countless inner-city residents. The Rev.
    https://news.temple.edu

Mar 14

Temple establishes comprehensive workforce development initiative with $512K Lenfest grant

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    Temple establishes comprehensive workforce development initiative with $512K Lenfest grant
    Building on a foundation of dozens of community education and employment programs, Temple University will soon launch a comprehensive workforce development initiative that will aggregate offerings, enhance resources and streamline access. The North Philadelphia Workforce Initiative (NPWI), supported by a grant from the Lenfest Foundation, will begin its first phase this year, funded at $512,000.
    https://news.temple.edu

Mar 09

Center treating pregnant women with addiction funded for second year

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    Center treating pregnant women with addiction funded for second year
    A collaborative effort between Temple University Hospital and a community-based organization aimed at providing better treatment for pregnant women facing opioid addiction has been funded for a second year. The Temple/Wedge Center of Excellence, formed in a partnership with Wedge Medical Center, which specializes in mental health and addiction treatment, was first funded at $500,000 last year as part of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's continued commitment to address the opioid crisis.
    https://news.temple.edu

Jan 31

Temple launches Workforce Connections Hub on campus

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    Temple launches Workforce Connections Hub on campus
    A new collaboration between the Office of Community Relations' Pan-African Studies Community Education Program (PASCEP) and the College of Public Health's Center for Social Policy and Community Development's Workforce Education Lifelong Learning Program (WELL) will enhance job opportunities for local residents. The new Workforce Connections Hub opened at Temple's Entertainment and Community Education Center, on Cecil B.
    https://news.temple.edu

Jan 29

Temple sets 350K-pound goal for 2018 RecycleMania contest

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    Temple sets 350K-pound goal for 2018 RecycleMania contest
    Temple has been participating in RecycleMania, a nationwide competition among colleges, for a decade-and Director of Sustainability Kathleen Grady has a feeling this year could be the year the university wins. "We have a good chance of placing higher than we have in the past with the volume coming out of the university," Grady said.
    https://news.temple.edu

Jan 24

City awards two $600K+ grants to Temple for job programs

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    City awards two $600K+ grants to Temple for job programs
    Two city grants awarded to Temple will help the university better prepare young Philadelphians to receive the training and education necessary to land sustainable jobs. The grants were announced Jan. 9 by Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney.
    https://news.temple.edu

Dec 13

Teaching tech

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    Teaching tech
    A new partnership between Temple and Project HOME provides community members with the skills they need to fill jobs in the technology industry. The 10-week training program, Temple Tech for Philly, was designed to offer local residents hands-on experience in the fundamentals of computer technology, including installation and configuration of PCs, laptops and related hardware.
    https://news.temple.edu

Dec 12

From cardboard comes possibilities

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    From cardboard comes possibilities
    For Diana "D" Rich, a 19-year-old from Massachusetts who has cerebral palsy, the sun can really cloud her ability to communicate: Its glare makes it nearly impossible for her to use her eye-tracking communication assistance device outdoors, limiting her ability to select letters and words with sight.
    https://news.temple.edu

Dec 05

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

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