Community·Special Projects

The community and Temple: Exploring a complicated relationship

As Temple expands and community residents cope with a growing student population, the two groups try to find their place in North Philadelphia.

Part I | Shift in student population means crowding off-campus

The growing number of students living near Main Campus can have “competing interests” with the community, an administrator said.

Part II | A community experiencing change

North Philadelphians have seen firsthand how Temple is changing their neighborhood.

Part III | A decentralized approach to community outreach

The university’s multiple offices offer resources to the community, but don’t often work together to do so.