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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University of Oklahoma Professor Jeanette Davidson recently visited the College of Liberal Arts to discuss the historical and present-day realities of slavery and racism in Scotland.

Africology and African American Studies

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Georgetown University Associate Professor Katherine Withy visited the College of Liberal Arts to argue against what she sees as the nine possible motivations for Heidegger’s ontological difference.


photo of students Deneya Gadson and Welles Trainor

The Pathways to Profession program gives 30 students funding to take on unpaid internships where they gain experience, build a professional network and figure out what direction to take their careers in.

Criminal Justice, Philosophy, Political Science

photo of Dr. Lacy Hunt being handed an award

The Economics Department welcomed Dr. Lacy Hunt, CLA ’69, back to campus last week to accept a distinguished award and speak to students about his groundbreaking economic theories.


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The College of Liberal Arts’ Professional Development team recently held a networking seminar to help students to come out of their shells and build rewarding professional relationships.

English, First Year Writing Program