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

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

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