Welcome to the Russell Conwell Learning Center

Welcome to the Russell Conwell Learning Center (RCLC). The RCLC is a comprehensive academic and learning center that enables students to maximize their university experience, achieve academic success, enhance or develop strong leadership skills and prepare for their future careers. The RCLC is committed to help support students enter and excel in college, attain their undergraduate degree, and enroll in graduate school (if that is your goal).

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The Russell Conwell Learning Center will provide students with comprehensive support to facilitate academic excellence, as they also progress toward the fulfilment of their academic, career, and life goals. In honoring the learning process the Center will foster a community of scholars, which recognizes the intrinsic value, diversity, and integrity of each individual.


RCLC 2014 Summer Bridge Students of the Week

RCLC 2014 Summer Bridge Week in Review

Academic Coaches Present at the CORE College Prep Conference:

On Wednesday, 7/17, a team of RCLC Academic Coaches presented a stimulating college awareness presentation to over 300 rising freshmen. The theme of the presentation was "The Importance of Building a Professional Profile From Your Freshmen Year." View the Presentation or submit a question or comment.

2013 W.W. Smith Charitable Trust Scholarship Reception

The W.W. Smith Charitable Trust Scholarship Program provides scholarship support for students who demonstrate leadership at the University and their communities, as well as a high degree of academic achievement and potential. The Program is open to all matriculating, full-time undergraduate students at Temple University. We proudly recognize this accomplished group of Temple Scholars.

2014 PECO Scholars Reception

The PECO Scholars Program provides scholarship support for students who demonstrate a high degree of academic achievement and potential, but whose total financial need is left unmet by federal, state, and private grants, sholarship aid and loans. The Program is open to all matriculating, full-time undergraduate students in their junior or senior year.

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How to Survive Freshman Year

Temple University Basics

If you are an undergraduate student in the Fall 2015, you are eligible for a Supplemental Academic Scholarship of $2,000. Click on the application link to fill out an application.
Access the online SAS Application
Download printable SAS Application
SAS Information Flyer

The Program will provide the support and connect you with the resources, staff and faculty to ensure your academic and co-curricular success. As you review the program requirements and activities, feel free to call if you have additional questions.

Your Summer Bridge experience will strengthen your academic skills, familiarize you with the campus, introduce you to vital campus resources, and quicken your social adjustment enabling you to make new friends and study partners.

RCLC News and Opportunities

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Academic Coaches are ready to serve:

Academic Coaches are available to provide Temple students with academic support, awareness of university resources and insights, and help you maximize your Temple experience. You are encouraged to read more about the program or request a meeting with an Academic Coach.

RCLC Services:

Supplemental Instruction (SI)
Seeking addition help in Chemistry, Anatomy, Physics or Math), attend our SI sessions. SI is structured, weekly group tutoring lead by an SI Preceptor who received an A in the course. In addition to contect tutoring, it offers study skills specific to the course and problem solving and test taking strategy workshops. The courses and schedule in which SI is offered can be viewed below.

RCLC Newsletter

Enjoy the informative RCLC newsletters and read about RCLC/Temple student news, new RCLC developments, and interesting events happening in the RCLC.

National Retention Excellence Award:
The RCLC Summer Bridge Program received a National Retention Excellence Award