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.

Brittany Bronson, CLA ’14, was named a Future Leader at the Philadelphia Inquirer’s first-ever Diversity & Inclusion Awards Gala in November. With Women’s History Month underway, Bronson explains how she’s dedicated her career to changing the future for women of color.


image of alumna Laina Stevens

Laina Stevens, CLA ’04, became the first black woman to be promoted to a position of rank at the nearby Upper Darby Police Department last October. As Black History Month is about to end and Women’s History Month is about to begin, the College of Liberal Arts proudly celebrates her achievement.

Criminal Justice

Photo of MK Asante at desk writing

MK Asante is a best-selling author, an award-winning filmmaker, a recording artist and a Morgan State University associate professor. Now he’s also the keynote speaker at the College of Liberal Arts’ 17th annual Underground Railroad and Black History Conference.

Africology and African American Studies

photo of interns with governor wolf

Students from across the College of Liberal Arts and Temple University as a whole recall how their political internships in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania helped them build valuable experience for launching their careers.

Political Science, Public Policy

photo of students talking to faculty and staff at major minors fair

English senior Meg Kiernan explains why the College of Liberal Arts’ Minors and Certificates Fairs, which allow students to declare on the spot with no appointment necessary, make declaring easy for students.