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.

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Jillian Eller, CLA ’18, will be visiting campus January 30 as part of the National Service Meet and Greet event to discuss the benefits of students enrolling in a year of service following graduation. Here’s why Eller is enjoying her year of service and recommends it to other students.

Environmental Studies, Geographic Information Systems, Geography and Urban Studies

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English and Creative Writing Associate Professor Liz Moore’s Long Bright River is a thrilling novel that explores a sibling relationship set against the Philadelphia opioid crisis, and critics have taken notice, hailing it as one of the most-anticipated novels of 2020.

Creative Writing, English, First Year Writing Program

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History major Alex Rocca, CLA ’17, says there are a lot of misconceptions about studying history in college. She learned vital career skills in her major and even took a professional development course that she credits with helping her land a job at a law firm.


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1st Prize: “Collapse” Jeremiah Reardon – Graphic Design

2nd Prize: “Student Loan Debt” Mayannah Beauvoir - English

Political Science

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College of Liberal Arts senior economics major Zimri Hinshaw recently won the grand prize at Fox’s annual Innovative Idea Competition with the Bucha Leather Company. Hinshaw credits the liberal arts with making him a better businessperson.