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Our Partners

The Office of Leadership Development works to provide leadership opportunities in all facets of a student’s time at Temple University.  Therefore, partnerships with various organizations and offices on and off campus are crucial to the success of our programs and students’ learning and development. The office is always looking for new partnership opportunities.  Please contact Lauren Bullock to learn more about a partnership with our office.

The office currently works in partnership with:

Career Center

The Career Center and Office of Leadership Development recognize that Temple students' leadership and professional development go hand-in-hand. Therefore, any student that participates in Career Center professional development workshops or events will receive 5 Leadership Diamond Points per experience as part of the Student Leadership Challenge.

We also partner with the Career Center for our Leadership Lunch & Learn series, which allows students the opportunity to meet community leaders over a free catered lunch.

Student Activities

In partnership with Student Activities, STARS workshops are held on various leadership-related topics through its STARS program for Temple student organization members. To learn more information about the STARS program and which STARS programs count for 5 Diamond Points, contact the Office of Student Activities.

University Housing and Residential Life

In partnership with University Housing and Residential Life, the Office of Leadership Development co-sponsors the annual Inclusive Leadership Conference. The Office also supports the Leadership Living Learning Community in the 1940 Residence Hall.

KIPP: Knowledge is Power Program

KIPP Philadelphia Charter School and our Diamond Leader Service Lead Team are working together so Diamond Leaders can mentor and support KIPP 8th graders.

Philadelphia Police Foundation

Diamond Leaders partnered with the Philadelphia Police Foundation to hold a spring 2012 fundraising event for its Mounted Unit. Click here for a Temple news story on the project.

Office of Sustainability

Diamond Leaders partnered with Temple University's Office of Sustainability to hold workshops for Temple students about how to make envirnomentally-friendly choices every day.

Temple Faculty, Schools and Colleges

In conjunction with our Academic Connections initiative, the office works to build lasting partnerships with Temple faculty, schools, and colleges that offer courses and content related to leadership. We also welcome faculty to serve as presenters or facilitators for our Student Leadership Challenge programs. For more information regarding the opportunities available, visit the Partner with Us page.

Community Leaders

Interested in sharing your skills and experiences with our students?  We look to leaders and organizations in the Philadelphia community to bring your expertise to our office and our students. For more information regarding the opportunities available, contact Program Director, Lauren Bullock.