On Friday, May 10, eight hundred undergraduate and 389 graduate students in the College of Public Health and the School of Social Work, representing more than 40 degree programs, received their bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees at the 53rd College of Public Health Graduation Ceremony in the Liacouras Center.
A community library created in a partnership between students and faculty in the Department of Nursing and Open Door Ministries in North Philadelphia is one of seven projects in Temple’s 15th OwlCrowd, the university’s crowdfunding program.
On March 12, U.S. News & World Report released the 2020 Best Graduate Schools rankings, which included new rankings for the School of Social Work and Doctor of Nursing Practice and, for the first time in its history, a national ranking for the College of Public Health.
In its inaugural ranking, the college is 46 among the nation’s 177 schools and programs of public health, placing it in the 26th percentile.
Each week in 2019, we're highlighting someone in the College of Public Health—students, alumni, researchers and beyond—for a feature we're calling Public Health in Focus. Click the photo for a portrait of Maila Turay, a senior nursing student externing at Einstein Medical Center, or read on for the full interview.
Over the past year, Temple’s College of Public Health has continued to redefine the boundaries of public health education, research and practice. Our faculty stand at the forefront of a shifting health landscape, making innovative connections across disciplines and reimagining clinical education.
Our digital Year In Review magazine includes top stories from across the Temple University College of Public Health in 2018:
The College of Public Health brings together top scholars from around the world—teaching in our classrooms, leading our research, and forging partnerships across the community. We extend a warm welcome to our 21 new full-time faculty members to the college this year*:
On a wall inside a newly refurbished community center in Kensington are a series of signposts.
Narnia, reads one. The others: Oz, Mt. Olympus, Hogwarts, Wonderland, the Magic Tree House. Nearby, a first-grader walks around with a copy of Dr. Seuss’s ABC, heading to the back of a line of children—more than 20 deep— eagerly waiting to sign out their books. Some are showing friends what they found; others are nose-deep reading before they’ve even finished checking out.
On Thursday, May 10, more than 1,100 graduates from the College of Public Health and the School of Social Work, representing more than 30 programs, received their bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees at the College of Public Health Graduation Ceremony in the Liacouras Center. With their classmates in Temple’s other schools and colleges, they make up the university’s largest graduating class on record.
When Temple began offering the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree 50 years ago, it was at a time when the function of nurses differed from their current multifaceted role as “the glue that holds a patient’s healthcare journey together,” according to the American Nurses Association.