Giving News

Temple Launches June Donor Challenge

During the month of June, two schools will have the opportunity to win $25,000 in funding each. This is all thanks to a generous gift from Temple University Trustee Joseph Coradino, CLA ’74, who has donated $25,000 towards the challenge, as well as a matching amount made available by President Englert. To win the challenge, schools must improve their alumni participation percentage this June over June of last fiscal year. The two schools with the highest increase in participation will win $25,000 each.

OwlCrowd IX Campaign Closes With Strong Results

The OwlCrowd IX campaign closed on Thursday, May 4, raising over $24,000 from more than 360 donors! This campaign featured six life-changing projects from several different areas of the university. To all of Temple’s loyal OwlCrowd donors – thank you for your continued support. The next OwlCrowd campaign will run in the fall of 2017.

Temple Toast Results Are In

On April 25, more than 1,200 Owls participated in Temple Toast, the university's annual day of giving, raising over $110,000 in just 24 hours! Congratulations to the College of Public Health, the Fox School of Business and Athletics for bringing in the most donors during specific time periods of the day, winning the three time-based Challenges and each earning an additional $4,500. To all the Owls who participated in Temple Toast - thank you for investing in the future of Temple!

SMC Renamed Klein College

The School of Media and Communication officially became the Lew Klein College of Media and Communication at a renaming ceremony on March 30 hosted by Bob Saget, a 1978 Klein College alumnus. The new name honors Lew Klein's distinguished career and decades of teaching service at Temple, and recognizes a historic, multimillion-dollar gift to the school from Klein and his wife, Janet. Their gift is supported by two additional seven-figure contributions from Temple Trustee, Steve Charles, KLN '80, and Trustee H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest and his wife, Marguerite.

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