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Welcome to the Temple University German Society! (TUGS)

Temple German Society - Fall Semester 2014
Welcome to the Fall Semester 2014 of the Temple German Society! I am the President of the Temple German Society. In order to help all club members (and non members) to be informed, I will be updating members on every meeting we hold. This will be supplemented with the minutes sent out each week. From now on I will be sending out an email the night before each week's meeting. One of the steps I am taking to keep our club organized and efficient, is using the Temple German Society's Facebook page. The direct link is found at

You can also find it by searching "Temple German Society" under groups. If you are not a member of the Facebook group I suggest joining, this way I can effectively communicate with all group members via the wall/events page. Even if you are not a member of the German Society please join and come to our events! Hope to see you at the meetings and events, and good luck with all of your classes.

Until further notice, the Temple University German Society will meet on Wednesdays at 4:00pm in 506 Anderson Hall. All are welcome to attend and participate!

Cody Lake, President 2014-2015

Emily Parente, Officer

Julie Seidman, Officer

Aidan Kreyling, Officer

Members of the German Society meet together in activities outside the classroom. Events include movie nights, visits to traditional German restaurants, hosting German students, speakers, parades and a variety of other German culture focused programs. Our members also offer peer tutoring, conversation practice and study help to further learning and interest in the German language. This helps students be better prepared for the classroom. The only requirement for membership is a desire to expand one's knowledge about the German culture and language in a social atmosphere. If you are interested and would like more information, please email the TUGS president at the address listed above so that we may update you on upcoming German Society events. Bis dann! Stay tuned for the events and activities in the Fall Semester 2014 Meeting Schedule and ongoing updates!


Baron von Steuben Recognition Day at Valley Forge Park
Steuben Recognition Day at Valley Forge National Historic Park in Pennsylvania, on Sunday, October 12, 2014 is a project of the Philadelphia Steuben Society - Pastorius Unit. The date for this year is October 12th at 2:00 PM and members and friends of the Steuben Society of America are invited to attend the ceremony at Valley Forge Park.
Complimentary food and refreshments will be offered at the Vereinigung Erzgebirge afterwards.
Vouchers for food will be handed out at the park ceremony.
For bus tickets from the park to the restaurant, further info, or if you are bringing a large group, please notify: Erwin Stielow at 215-969-4166 or Tom Carroll at 215-368-5633.


Steuben Day Parade:
Meet at 11am at Welsh Rd & Frankford Ave in N.E. Philadelphia - parking lot of the Brown School
The parade steps off at 12 noon
Wear a Temple T!
Meet in the parking lot of the Brown School
At conclusion of the Steuben Parade, we repair to the
Bayerischer Volksfest Verein
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Our annual celebration of German fun, food and gemütlichkeit.
Entertainment will be provided in the tent by Emil Schanta Band and The Heimatklaenge

Bayerischer Volksfest Verein

T.U. German Society Christmas Caroling & Dinner

Department of French, German, Italian, and Slavic Languages
Anderson Hall 525 | 1114 West Berks Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122-6090
tel: 215-204-1760 ~ fax: 215-204-7752 ~ email: