As a student in the College of Public Health, you will explore diversity, cultural competence and health disparities within your coursework, and you will have the added benefit of learning and living with students, faculty and staff who are similar yet different from you, thanks to the diversity found within our college. Temple University and the College of Public Health are known for the diversity within our student body. This experience will allow you to explore your own values and how they influence your thoughts and behaviors. It will also prepare you to more effectively work in the health and human services fields, because you will value the uniqueness of each client and group that you serve.
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You can embrace this unique aspect of your Temple education by joining a student organization or participating in one of the many service learning opportunities sponsored by the Office for Clinical Practice and Fieldwork.
Student Diversity Resources to Explore:
- Diversity Peers
- LGBTQIA Resources
- Service Immersion Programs
- Student-Run Cultural Organizations
- Owl Talk Dialogues
- Timely Thursday Dialogues
- Gender Inclusive Housing
- Inclusive Rest Facilities
Diversity at Temple and Beyond
Acceptance of diverse individuals and communities goes beyond Temple, extenting to the city of Philadelphia and the state of Pennsylvania. Check out the video below—Philadelphia's mayor and Pennsylvania's governor value your presence in our community. Check out the video below!