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by Becky Blanton on February 17, 2010 · 0 comments

Social Work CEO Inducted into Temple University Gallery of Success

Robert Plotkin, LSW, MBA, President honored

Fort Washington, PA – Temple University, School of Social Administration announced today that Robert Plotkin is to be inducted into the Gallery of Success.  Each year, Temple awards one graduate from each school in the university with this honor.  Mr. Plotkin’s portrait will hang in the gallery for one year.  He will also be honored at a dinner recognizing all this year’s award winners.

Career Development Services Gallery of Success portrays successful alumni/ae from Temple University. The goal of the Gallery is to have their University Community, especially undergraduates, see successful Temple University graduates in an effort:

  • To honor distinguished and accomplished alumni/ae
  • To instill a sense of pride in the University and their future Alma Mater
  • To see where successful alumni/ae work in varied occupations around the world
  • To affirm that a Temple University degree is competitive in the 21st Century global workplace

Alumni representing Temple’s diverse family have been selected and their photographs, with a brief biographical sketch, will hang in the gallery for a period of one year.

As Temple University moves into the 21st century the Gallery of Success will serve as a legacy and constant reminder for the Temple University students to see that Temple University, does indeed, produce “Temple Talent” who are in great demand in the global workforce.

The Gallery of Success is located in Mitten Hall on Temple University’s Main Campus. Mitten Hall is at the corner of Broad Street and Park Mall. Use the Park Mall entrance to gain access to the building. The Gallery is on the second floor on the east and west entry walls in the main entrance to Career Development Services. Feel free to stop by any time during the day and view the Gallery.

About Temple University

The School of Social Administration (SSA) is dedicated to societal transformations to eliminate social, political, economic injustices for poor and oppressed populations and to advancing the quality of life for all through:

Education emphasizing the discovery of knowledge, use of critical inquiry, and exertion of professional ethics to guide solution seeking and action taking to effect social change among professional social workers in front-line, supervisory, managerial, and leadership positions.

Research and scholarship to advance applied knowledge and generate evidence based strategies to resolve problems occurring between people and their social environments at local, state, national, and global levels.

Public service to aid the dissemination of knowledge and evidence based strategies.

Responding to the needs of constituents through collaborations and partnerships with communities, agencies, and organizations.

For more information on Temple University School of Social Administration, please visit

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