Two prestigious individuals will be honored at this year’s Commencement ceremony.
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Former Eagles coach Dick Vermeil and public service champion Estelle Richman to receive honorary degrees
Now we really know what ‘birds of a feather flock together’ means. Eagles and Owls will unite as Dick Vermeil speaks and receives an honorary degree at the 130th Commencement ceremony next month. Estelle Richman, former secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, will also receive the prestigious honor at the May 11 celebration.
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Making the news
A new journalism class, Philadelphia Neighborhoods on TV, allows students to report, write, shoot and edit newscasts that air on TUTV. The show focuses on in-depth stories from all corners of the city. Tune in for their next broadcast April 19 at 1 p.m. and 8 p.m., and again at 4 a.m. on April 20.
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A student hanging a poster with text that reads 'give me your tired, your poor'.
The ABCs of social justice
A Tyler School of Art class was challenged to create social justice-themed posters for each letter of the alphabet. The powerful pieces are now on display at Temple’s Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, Advocacy and Leadership (IDEAL).
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Congratulations, Temple Crew and Rowing!
The men’s rowing team on the water with the boathouse under construction in the background.
Next week, Temple will celebrate the grand opening of the renovated East Park Canoe House. Check out the photo essay that captures the fortitude and work ethic of Temple’s rowers in the two years leading up to the canoe house opening.
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Help fund something meaningful
children smiling as they watch a robot at Temple Ambler EarthFest.
The current OwlCrowd campaigns support community, clean water and education. Learn more about the projects that will help people as far as Peru and as near as North Philadelphia.
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