Community Engagement

Accelerated commitment to impactful civic and community engagement

We will connect and partner with our local, national and global communities to build bridges and support well-being.

Highlighted Initiatives

Teacher in class at Hancock Elementary

K–8 Neighborhood School

Collaborate with community partners to enhance and support K-8 education for neighborhood students, creating new pathways to higher education.

President Wingard and Senator Bob Casey at a Violence Prevention Roundtable

Violence Prevention

Advance Temple’s role in violence reduction work and research, coordinate with community and government partners to develop new efforts and serve as a model for public-private partnership, and identify other initiatives arising out of the work of the violence reduction task force.

Additional Strategic Initiatives

  • Campus Safety: Integrate, coordinate, and improve campus safety efforts and establish a parents’ roundtable.
  • Employer Partnerships: Evaluate and increase partnerships with employers to provide optimal applied and experiential learning opportunities and career paths for students.
  • Community Engagement: Further develop a coordinated strategy to magnify and promote service to and partnerships with local, national, and global communities.
  • Athletics Engagement: Increase student, faculty, staff, and community engagement with athletics through events and fan attendance at athletic competitions.

Measuring Our Impact