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 students and employers interacting at the internship fair

The College of Liberal Arts recently held its 2019 Internship Fair, where students had the chance to meet dozens of top employers from the Philadelphia region. Take a look at what some students are saying the most important takeaways from the fair were.


photo of alumni david lambert

Dave Lambert, CLA ’83, holds a sociology PhD from Temple University that helped him enjoy an extremely successful career in polling and social research and some market research. For the past 15 years, he’s been helping students establish their own thriving careers by providing scholarships and mentorship.

Psychology, Sociology, Spanish

Photo of Anne Long accepting award at the Gallery of Success

Anne Long, CLA ’81 and ’89, is the College of Liberal Arts’ Board of Visitors chairperson and a Temple University 2019 Gallery of Success winner. The alumna credits her liberal arts education with making her incredibly successful career possible and explains how it can do the same for today’s students.

Political Science

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Senior Audrey Kutryan, a global studies and French major, shares her experience at the College of Liberal Arts’ recent Mazur Alumni Networking event. The annual event gives CLA students a guided, pressure-free opportunity to network with alumni and fellow students.

French, Global Studies, History, Psychology

Editor-in-Chief of the 84,000 Project, Dr. James Gentry visited Temple on October 10th to discuss the project's origins, mission, procedures, and progress, as well as the challenges it has faced.