Thanks to the generous support of MaryJane (MJ) Kirkpatrick, her daughter Kim Pennente, sister-in-law Lisa Schiel of the Schiel Family Foundation, and the Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust, a new “Ambler Arboretum Accessible Pathway” has been developed to ensure that everyone can enjoy the Temple University Ambler campus gardens the way they were intended.
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The evolution of Temple University Ambler started with what was then a revolutionary concept — providing educational opportunities for women at a time when few were available. More than 100 years later, the Ambler Campus continues to play a unique role within Temple University.
On Saturday, September 16, the Ambler Campus will host Temple Ambler in Bloom, formerly Rhapsody in Bloom, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. in the Louise Bush-Brown Formal Perennial Garden. The name may have changed, but the mission remains the same.
Since graduating, many of ProRanger Philadelphia alumni have returned to support the program and act as mentors for current Temple students. Seven ProRanger alumni took part in leadership camp this year.
After a 25-year career that has touched upon nearly every aspect of the green industry, Kathleen Salisbury is bringing her knowledge and experiences to Temple University Ambler as the new Director of the Ambler Arboretum.
While students in Temple’s College Bound Academy spent a week discovering everything the University has to offer, a visit to Temple University Ambler gave participants the opportunity to explore “green” careers.
As a new school year begins, Temple University Ambler is updating and adding facilities to provide students their best Temple experience inside and out of the classroom.
Faith Tiberio was a true force of — and force for — nature. With her recent passing at the age of 92, the Ambler Campus has lost a champion, but her dedication and support will never be forgotten.
At Wordsworth Academy in Fort Washington, the Temple University Ambler Aquaponics Lab and Wordsworth administrators are creating an aquaponics system that provides a unique support system for educational programs and an important connection to sustainability and environmental education.
Through September and October, the Office of Sustainability is hosting a series of Climate Action Plan Town Halls designed to provide students the opportunity to share their thoughts, ideas and visions for a greener Temple University. A Climate Action Town Hall will be held at Temple University Ambler on Thursday, September 21 at 12 p.m. in Bright Hall Room 106.