Blog Archive

November 28, 2016

Temple M Arch Student, Jennifer Yun, Wins AIA Pennsylvania Award

Author: mary stiger

This year, M.Arch student Jennifer Yun was presented with an AIA Pennsylvania Student Award at the 2016 Awards Gala at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia.  This award recognizes "the exceptional scholastic achievement and future promise of a student graduating at the end of the current academic year. The student should have proven to be proficient in both academics and design, and ready to take on the challenges and responsibilities of the work environment in an architecture firm." Congratulations Jennifer! Read More

November 21, 2016

Tyler Student Wins Top Prize

Author: Ryan Hewlett

Detail from Julia Lewis' infographic Graphic and Interactive Design (GAID) senior, Julia Lewis, was awarded the first place prize ($2500 award) in the graphics category for this year's 4th Annual Temple University Alexion Analytics Challenge presented by the Institute for Business and Information Technology at Fox School of Business. This year's challenge presented students with three challenges from the following companies: AmerisourceBergen, Alexion and Merck. Julia's entry utilized sales data provided by AmerisourceBergen that included close to one million sales transaction from independent pharmacies across the east coast. Julia's winning entry analyzed this data and create a clear solution to help independent pharmacies make the inventory decisions needed to be successful. Detail from Ryan Hewlett's infographic Read More

November 13, 2016

Kristin Deady, Tyler MFA Alumni, Accepts Glass Education Position

Author: Caitlin

Kristin Deady, a recent graduate of the MFA glass program, has accepted the position of Glass Education Administrator at Salem Community College’s Samuel H. Jones Glass Education Center. She was appointed the position after a nationwide search. She will be working with students on guidance, future job placement, and with four-year schools for transfer agreements for SCC graduates. She will also be teaching. Before taking on this position, Kristin was the glass technician here at Tyler, running daily operations of the glass studio and teaching Introduction to Glass. The Tyler Glass Community will miss Kristin but we are excited for her in this new position and we wish her the best of luck. You can view Kristin’s work at her website: http://www.kristinleedeady.com/  Read More

November 10, 2016

City and Regional Planning studio projects win awards from the American Planning Association PA Chapter

Author: Tracy Purdy

Students in the MS City and Regional Planning spring 2016 studio were recipients of this year’s first and second place American Planning Association PA Southeast Section John Pickett Student Scholarship Award. The event was held this year in Conshohocken, where several presenters shared projects from around the area, after which the students were presented with their awards, which included a cash award for the top three papers. Temple MS CTRP graduates Michelle Atherton, Leonard Bonarek, Corey Brown, Michelle Goddard, and Ted Mullen were all in attendance. Mark Huber was not able to attend. Several Temple alumni also were in attendance at the event, many of whom now work in the Philadelphia area. The papers, entitled “Community Engagement North of Lehigh, Kensington” and “Division Street Revitalization” won the First and Second Place Award for a Group Paper, respectively.  Read More

November 9, 2016

Fulfill: A Micro-Granting Meal

Author: Caitlin

  Glass, Ceramics, and the Fiber & Material Studies departments have donated handmade wares to Fulfill, an event whose proceeds will be evenly distributed to three non-profit organizations. A $20-30 donation will allow you access to the event which provides you with a locally sourced meal in dishware made by the ceramics and glass departments, with napkins created and screen printed on by the fibers department. It’s an amazing event that gives back to the community and it is sure to be a wonderful night. The three non-profit organizations that will benefit from this event are: Throw Away Dogs Project: This program rescues thrown away dogs, trains them, and then donates the dogs to K9 Departments around the region that cannot afford them. They not only save the life of an animal but help communities in need. More information about this program can be found at http://throwawaydogsproject.com Read More

November 9, 2016

Society of American Registered Architects PA chapter (SARA PA) 2016 Student Award Recipients

Author: Andrea Smith

Tyler Architecture Department students swept the Society of American Registered Architects PA chapter (SARA PA) student award for 2016. Three seniors received awards: Andrew Mascieri received a $2000 scholarship, Erin Abraham received a $1000 scholarship, and Sierra Summers received an honorable mention in the awards ceremony held on October 26. All three students received membership to the SARA as part of their awards.  In addition, alumnus-owned firm, Period Architects (Joe Mackin, Tyler Architecture 2002, President and co-founder) received Professional Special Recognition Award for their work in a category entitled “Traditional Architecture – Modern Constraints”.   Read More

November 9, 2016

Tyler Facilities Management Degree Program Signs Agreement with Vernon Township (NJ) High School.

Author: Andrea Smith

The Tyler Facilities Management degree program has signed an agreement with Vernon Township (NJ) High School to provide high school students opportunities to learn about Facilities Management education and careers and to encourage students to apply to the Bachelor of Science in Facilities Management program. Faculty and students from Temple will make a yearly visit to Vernon Township High School and Vernon faculty and students will also visit Temple to engage in shared activities in the high school and university programs. This is the first program of its kind at Temple University and promises to be an important step in encouraging students to consider career paths in built environment programs while studying in high school.                                           Read More

November 7, 2016

Professor Lolly Tai Named Faculty of the Game

Author: Kari Scott

Tyler Landscape and Horticulture Professor Lolly Tai was named Faculy of the Game at Temple's October 29 football game against Cincinatti. Professor Tai is an accomplished, talented and innovative landscape architect and professor at Tyler School of Art. Dedicated to her students and Temple, Lolly has served as department chair and senior associate dean for the Ambler campus. Her creative approach to applied learning and hands-on education has helped shape Temple’s Landscape Architecture and Horticulture department into one of the most unique in the country. An award –winning book author, Lolly has had a strong and lasting impact on her many students and alumni. Let’s give it up for Lolly! Read More

November 2, 2016

New Art Therapy Course Open to Undergraduates and Graduates!

Author: issarevell

The Art Education and Community Arts Practices Department is excited to offer a new course during the spring 2017 semester for undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in learning about the field of Art Therapy. Introduction to Art Therapy ARTE 3004 (Undergraduate CRN# 31088)  Tuesdays 12:30-3 pm ARTE 8004 (Graduate CRN# 27050) Tuesdays 12:30-3 pm   Course Description This course offers students a didactic and experiential overview of the field of art therapy. Material covered includes history, theory, and practice of art therapy, processes and approaches, as well as a survey of populations, settings, and applications. Lectures, readings, discussion, audiovisual presentations, experiential art making exercises, and guest presentations comprise the structure of this course. Read More