News and Announcements

Institute for Protective Services at Temple Harrisburg Receives Grant to Combat Financial Exploitation of Elders

Temple’s Institute on Protective Services, located at the Harrisburg Campus, recently received a grant to help combat elder financial exploitation throughout the state. The grant totaling $997,141 will help the Institute spearhead the state “Elder Exploitation and Investment Fraud Prevention Task Forces Program.”

Post date: Fri, 03 Mar 2023
Leona Edmund: Embracing the Challenge to Achieve a Lifelong Goal

Leona Edmund never had to look very far to find the endless well of inspiration that she needed to return to the classroom to complete her Temple degree in the Bachelor of General Studies  (BGS) program. Her driving force was her children.

Post date: Thu, 05 May 2022
Antywane Robinson: A Champion on the Court and In the Classroom

Antywane Robinson — soon to be one of the first graduates of Temple University’s Bachelor of General Studies program — knows a little something about the dedication and determination it takes to be a champion.

Post date: Wed, 30 Mar 2022
Bachelor of General Studies: Crossing the Finish Line

In March 2021, Temple’s new Bachelor of General Studies degree was still nearly half a year away from its official launch during the fall 2021 semester. Fast forward to May 2022 and the first Bachelor of General Studies graduates are about to cross the finish line on a journey that for many of them was years in the making. 

Post date: Wed, 30 Mar 2022
Link Martin and Temple University Harrisburg: Focused on Community

Link Martin, Director of Temple University Harrisburg, has dedicated his life and career to human service.

Post date: Tue, 08 Feb 2022
Temple University Harrisburg Promotes Mental and Physical Health With HOOT: Healing Ourselves Outside Together

The first HOOT online learning activities are expected to take place in summer 2022 followed by interconnecting outdoor activities in the fall and subsequent online and outdoor activities in 2023 and 2024.

Post date: Tue, 08 Feb 2022
Temple Harrisburg Teen Outreach Program

The Harrisburg Campus currently has 31 TOP clubs based at schools and youth-serving organizations around Pennsylvania, serving about 750 students. 

Post date: Tue, 08 Feb 2022
Jay Pomerantz

By Stephen Seplow

Ask OLLI students what nagging question concerns them most, and odds are that a large fraction will answer “coping with aging.”

Post date: Fri, 14 Jan 2022