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 W.E.B. Du Bois and other founders of the Niagara Movement

UCLA’s Dr. Marcus Anthony Hunter previews his keynote talk at the College of Liberal Arts 16th Annual Underground Railroad and Black History Conference.

Africology and African American Studies

New York Times Journalist Maya Salam recently visited campus to speak with College of Liberal Arts Intellectual Heritage students about the need to fairly incorporate all genders in media coverage.

English, First Year Writing Program, Intellectual Heritage

Amma-Sika Adomako, CLA ’18, explains how learning in Philadelphia, studying in France and interning at Amazon has shaped her future.


CLA’s Africology and African American Studies Department recently hosted Stockton University Distinguished Professor Patricia Reid-Merritt to discuss the history and future of race and racism with students.

Africology and African American Studies

Photo of students in air traffic control tower at philadelphia airport

During a recent trip to Philadelphia International Airport, 19 College of Liberal Arts students learned about dozens of paid internship opportunities while seeing how the government shutdown was affecting real people.

French, Global Studies, Political Science