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.

A group of College of Liberal Arts English majors is learning what it’s like to be educators by virtually tutoring Philadelphia-area kids through a program called Mighty Writers.


Miles Orvell, an English and American Studies professor, uses his latest book to examine how we experience American ruins through photography and other media and what their “creative destruction” means for our future.

American Studies, English

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Alex Voisine, CLA ‘18, is Temple University’s first student or alumni to secure a Gates Cambridge Scholarship! A former Fulbright Scholarship recipient, Voisine was a Spanish and Global Studies major at the College of Liberal Arts.

Global Studies, Latin American Studies, Spanish

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As an AmeriCorps School of National Service, Temple University’s Master of Public Policy program now offers a scholarship, waived application fees and one-year deferrals to all admitted AmeriCorps alumni.

Public Policy

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a “day on, not a day off.” The College of Liberal Arts wants to hear about how you’re spending this Day of Service and see you at next month’s virtual Underground Railroad and Black History Conference.

Africology and African American Studies