Creative Careers and Connections

Join us Friday, March 15 for Tyler’s annual Creative Careers Day!

10 am in Room 121:

Alternative Career Paths Panel. Have you ever considered that there are different paths than just getting a job after college? We’ll have a panel of alumni who took a different turn after getting their degree! Come and learn about ArtistYear (or CityYear or other post-graduate service), Peace Corps, and Fullbright Fellowships.

11 am in Room 121:

Unexpected Career Panel. We will have a panel of alumni who will talk about unexpected things they did with their degrees. Your major is not your destiny! Come and learn how to shape your path to fit what you want to do with your life.

Coffee, tea, and light treats will be served at the panels.

Noon-1:30 pm, Green Hallway:

Informal Networking. We’ll have alumni from many different kinds of organizations for you to network with. Some will be recruiting for interns and/or employees, so don’t miss this awesome opportunity to pick the brains of Temple alumni and figure out where you want to land after graduation. Create Magazine, CultureWorks, Mural Arts, Fabric Workshop, FringeArts, David Yurman, GoggleWorks, Philly Sports Digest, Clay Studio, URBN, and Wallingford Arts Center have all confirmed attendance. Cookies and lemonade will be served.

This is an INFORMAL networking event. Paint-stained jeans are just fine.

Bring your resume if you have one!


Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon+ Panel Discussion

An event in two parts on Tuesday, March 19

Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: 10a.m. – 5:30p.m., Tyler Lobby

  • Rewrite history to improve coverage of cis and transgender women, non-binary folks, feminism and the arts on Wikipedia.
  • All are welcome, feel free to drop-in for any portion of the day.
  • BYO Laptop!

Panel on Art, Feminism, Technology, Accessibility + History: 6 p.m., Architecture Room 104

  • Lindsay Howard: independent curator and writer; Manager of Creator Initiatives @ Kickstarter
  • Bea Huff Hunter: writer and researcher (Artforum, Frieze, Sculpture); Board member at Vox Populi
  • Imani Roach: art historian, visual artist and musician; former managing editor @ Artblog
  • Li Sumpter, PhD: mythologist and multidisciplinary artist
  • moderated by Jill Luedke, Art, Art History, Architecture Librarian @ Temple University

First Floor Atrium Summer Site-Specific Works: Call for Proposals

Apply by Friday, March 15, 11:59pm

  • Application:
  • We are interested in proposals that consider the unique architecture and spatial opportunities of the 1st Floor Atrium space of Tyler!
  • Tyler Grads + Undergrads are welcome to submit!
  • You may submit a proposal as an individual, or as a group with a group leader, (see below for section for collaborator names).

Exhibition Timeline: 
You must be available to install and deinstall your work on time, no exceptions!

  • Install – May 20 – 31
  • Exhibition – June 1 – 23
  • De-Install – June 24 – 25



Participate in Leadershape at Temple!

The Office of Leadership Development is currently accepting student applications for the 2019 LeaderShape and Temple University Institute.

Open to all currently enrolled Temple students, LeaderShape at Temple University is an immersive, energizing student experience that involves self-discovery and learning from practical experiences that build personal and leadership capacities.

This spring, the Office of Leadership Development will be hosting students for six days of transformational programming at Camp Canadensis in the Pennsylvania Poconos. This experience is no-cost for students, and will take place from May 12-17th.

By identifying their core values, strengths, and challenges, participants explore not only what they want to do, but who they want to be. The curriculum was created for individuals who want to make a significant impact on campus, in their communities, and in the world.

Interested students can learn more about the 2019 Institute and our upcoming LeaderShape information sessions on our website, and can apply for LeaderShape here. If you have any questions, please email us at

Freshmen and Seniors: Win a $100 Visa Card

📣 Calling all first-year and senior students: Tell us about your Temple experience by filling out the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) found on your Next Steps on TUportal. Don’t miss your chance to win a $100 VISA gift card! 📣

We want to hear from 💯 % of you! Complete the NSSE today, visit your Next Steps on TUportal for the survey link!

7 Tyler Students in Spring 2019 All Philly Art Schools Show

Congratulations to Tyler Students:

  • Shannon Dougherty
  • Crystal Flanagan
  • Ben Kraemer
  • Jenna Loz
  • Judith Madrid
  • Heather Steckler
  • Olivia Sypien

They are part of this year’s All Philly Art Schools Show at PAFA’s Anne Bryan Gallery, Lower Level, 128 N Broad Street. The show opens this year with a Reception and Open Mic Night on Thursday, March 21 starting at 5 pm. If you’re interested in performing, email Morgan at

Open Call

Submit to

Apply for a CARAS Grant!

(Photos from Tyler Alum Katy Czarnecki, a project done with a CARAS Grant)

The Temple University Office of the Provost and the Deans of Temple University’s Schools and Colleges are pleased to provide a funding opportunity to encourage and support undergraduate students engaged in scholarly, creative, and research projects that contribute to advancing their field of study.

The Creative Arts, Research And Scholarship (CARAS) Program makes two types of grants:  Research/Creative Project Grants and Travel Grants.  Research/Creative Project Grants provide undergraduate students grants of up to $4,000 in support of scholarly, research or creative arts projects undertaken with the supervision of a Temple faculty mentor.  Travel Grants provide funding support for undergraduate travel to conferences to present original research or creative work.  The maximum Project Grant award is $4,000; maximum Travel Grant award is $1,000. Requests may be modified based on an assessment of the budget proposal and/or the availability of resources.

Research/Creative Project Grant applications submitted in the fall should be for projects to be undertaken during winter break and/or spring semester; those submitted in the spring should be for projects to be undertaken during summer break and/or fall semester. Maximum Project Grant is $4,000. Successful applications will provide a clearly focused project addressing a significant issue, concern, or aspect in the student’s field of study, include a detailed budget proposal, and be endorsed by a full-time Temple faculty mentor and the Designated CARAS Project Reviewer of the student’s school or college.

Special Call for Project Proposals:
The Environment and Sustainability
Temple University’s Office of Sustainability is pleased to provide additional CARAS funding to support projects related to any aspect of the ENVIRONMENT and SUSTAINABILITY.  Students interested in undertaking such projects are especially encouraged to submit a project application.  Research/creative projects from any disciplinary perspective are welcomed.

Regional Campus-Based Projects
The University College is pleased to provide additional CARAS funding to support projects that are based at or take advantage of the unique resources or locations of its campuses at Ambler, Center City or Harrisburg.  Students interested in undertaking such projects are especially encouraged to submit a project application.  Research/creative projects from any disciplinary perspective that take place at one of these campuses are welcomed.

Eligibility for CARAS Project Grants: Current full-time undergraduates from all schools/colleges are eligible to apply.  Applicants must return to Temple for at least one full-time semester after project completion. Complete applications must first be presented to the student’s Dean’s Office for review. Only applications endorsed by the designated CARAS Project Grant Reviewer in the student’s school/college Dean’s office will be eligible for funding.

Academic Year Deadlines (for submission to your Dean’s Office)

  • October 15* for projects during Winter Break and Spring
  • March 15* for projects during Summer and Fall

*when deadline falls on weekend or holiday, submission due next business day

Tyler students’ submissions should be submitted to Associate Dean Chad Curtis ( in Tyler Dean’s Suite Room 210G by 5 pm Friday, March 15.

Travel Grant applications to present a research/creative project at a conference are accepted on a rolling basis; please submit at least four (4) weeks before the scheduled travel.  Maximum Travel Grant is $1,000, including group travel as co-authors/presenters.  Travel arrangements are subject to Temple’s travel policy and procedures.

Eligibility: Current full-time undergraduates at the time of application and travel are eligible to apply. Travel to a conference is supported only when the student is presenting.  Applications for Travel Grants can be submitted without notification of acceptance to present, but grant decisions will not be made until notification of acceptance to present has been provided.

How to Apply:  Please use the application form linked below to apply for Travel Grants.  Complete applications must first be presented to the student’s Dean’s Office for review. Only applications endorsed by the Designated CARAS Travel Grant Reviewer in the student’s home school/college Dean’s office will be eligible for funding. Applications submitted retroactively will not be considered.  Applicants are typically notified within ten (10) business days.

The Division of Student Affairs has generously contributed funding for CARAS Travel Grants.

CARAS grants are competitive and limited to approximately 50 awards per year (20 Project Grants and 30 Travel Grants).

One half of the CARAS grant is provided by the Office of the Provost and a matching half is provided by the student’s School or College. The program is administered by the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies.

Tyler students’ submissions should be submitted to Associate Dean Chad Curtis ( in Tyler Dean’s Suite Room 210G

If you have questions, please send an email to:

Program Contacts:

Emily Moerer
Associate Vice Provost
Undergraduate Studies

Kerry Milch
Assistant Director for Undergraduate Enrichment
Undergraduate Studies

Tyler’s TUFMA Student Group Hosts LinkedIN Workshop

TUFMA (Temple University Facilities Management Association) is hosting a LinkedIn Workshop on Monday, February 18th, 2019 from 3-5pm in Architecture 304. All majors are welcome and encouraged to attend!

We will be having two FM professionals and a Career Center representative join us in our workshop and help students on the spot to update their LinkedIn profile as well as Handshake. We will also be providing headshots for LinkedIn.  We highly encourage students to bring their own laptops for the workshops in order to help students more efficiently

Temple Global Conference

Please join us for Temple University’s 13th Annual Global Temple Conference on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. The conference is an excellent opportunity for you to become more involved in Temple’s globalization mission and to experience the variety and quality of international work produced by Temple students, faculty and staff.

10:00 am – 3:00 pm
The conference will feature panel and poster sessions focusing on a wide range of topics and world regions, and a global resource fair.

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The conference will conclude with the spring International Affairs lecture: U.S. World Policy: America First vs. Global Diplomacy, featuring Ignazio Marino, former Mayor of Rome and member of the Italian Senate, and Senior Vice President, Professor of Surgery, Jefferson University; and Trudy Rubin, foreign affairs columnist and editorial board member for the Philadelphia Inquirer.

All sessions and the lecture are free. Conference registration is not required, but please R.S.V.P. to attend the lecture.

Sessions will take place in the Howard Gittis Student Center South, Room 200.You do not need to attend the entire conference; please join us as your schedule permits.

View the schedule and a complete list of sessions

For more information, visit our conference website.

Follow the conference on social media: #GlobalTemple19