Understanding Privilege as Loss: Community-Based Education at Temple University

  • Lori Shorr Temple University
Keywords: Higher Education, Community-Based Education, Community Health


Through its unique history and location Temple University, a research one urban university, has moved towards a more community-based education agenda in the past several years. This article outlines some of the administrative changes included in that move as well as focusing in on one case in point: Temple's Health Connection (THC). THC is an on-site, community and university-supported medical facility, which serves as a locus for community health care, student learning, and f acuity research.