College News

This is our life’s work—and we’re working to share our life’s next chapter with you. Temple College of Liberal Arts students, alumni and faculty are forging new paths every day in dozens of exciting disciplines, and we want you to know about them! Read about their discoveries, accomplishments and events here and please contact us if you have a story you think we should tell. From Africology to Criminal Justice, from Psychology to Spanish, the College teaches its students how to see the world from new perspectives and make a meaningful impact in their chosen field. Follow their adventures here and see where their journeys lead them next.

Temple University’s Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program takes students from the “outside” into correctional facilities to take courses alongside students who are on the “inside.” The program has expanded throughout the U.S. and to 12 countries, educating nearly 40,000 students in 22 years Inside-Out and he Criminal Justice Society will host a special campus event Monday night.

Criminal Justice

photo of students who went to experience temple day

The College of Liberal Arts’ Professional Development team recently took 22 juniors on its Experience Target Day event, exposing them to internship opportunities at one of the largest and most recognizable brands in retail.

English

Photo of Cory Hollon preparing to enter a fighter jet

As the War on Terror enters its 18th year, the College of Liberal Arts speaks with two history PhD students, a current and a former service member, about the significance of Veterans Day.

History

image of three CLA ambassadors

The College of Liberal Arts’ Student Ambassador Program, in conjunction with the college’s Enrollment office, recently held a book drive for North Philadelphia kids at Tree House Books. Thanks to the generosity of students and their friends and family, the drive far surpassed its donation goal.

Anthropology, Philosophy, Political Science

Photo of guest lecturer Jennifer Lawless presenting to audience

The Political Science Department’s 2019 Featherman Lecture welcomed. Jennifer Lawless to campus to speak with students about women running for political office. The former congressional candidate and University of Virginia professor explained that more women don’t run because of a perception gap.

Political Science

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