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.

photo of alumna Angeline Henry

At 106 years old, Angeline Henry, CLA ’38, recalls how leaving home and coming to school at Temple University’s College of Liberal Arts in the 1930s changed her life and launched her career.

The College of Liberal Arts has another class of outstanding Fulbright students for 2019. Discover who they are, why they chose the College of Liberal Arts, what they want to study with their scholarships and what steps they recommend aspiring Fulbrighters take to follow in their footsteps.

Geography and Urban Studies, German, History, Religion, Spanish

photo of Lauren Ruhnke in India

Lauren Ruhnke, CLA ’17, is currently on her second but certainly not her last trip to India. She studied abroad there as an undergrad, has returned as a grad student on a scholarship and will visit several more times to work on her dissertation.

Anthropology, Global Studies

photo of amanda morrison posed in front of international map

Senior Amanda Morrison didn’t plan on enrolling at Temple University’s College of Liberal Arts. She didn’t plan on being a global studies major. And she didn’t plan on having a part-time job at a nonprofit women’s group. But each time opportunity came knocking, she answered.

Global Studies, Spanish

graphic of illustrated man relaxing and reading book

Dave Mariano, CLA ’07, is an Advocacy Advisor for the Danish Refugee Council, The former political science major has a few pieces of advice for students interested in humanitarian and/or NGO work.

Political Science

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