On Wednesday, March 27, Dr. Chantel White will present “Plants with a Past: Botanical Archeology,” for the Ambler Arboretum of Temple University’s 2nd Annual Celebration of Women in Horticulture. Registration will begin at 6:30 p.m. with the lecture beginning at 7 p.m. in the Ambler Campus Learning Center Auditorium.
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A printmaker, a health and wellness coach, a cardboard manufacturer sit in a classroom among other classmates with two major things in common. All are veterans and all are entrepreneurs ready to grow their business. The Temple Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and Warrior Rising are launching a Small Business Special Forces Incubator, a six-month program located at the Temple University Ambler Campus SBDC location.
To honor our graduating class, Temple University Ambler is profiling just a few of the shining examples of the class of 2019.
Working full-time at Lansdale Hospital in the registration department for radiology outpatients, Breianah Raysor-Moore, a member of the Class of 2020, found Temple University Ambler conveniently located, allowing her to strike a balance between work and a combination of in-person and online classes.
Each Sunday from July 7 through August 25, music will fill the summer air at Temple University Ambler. The campus has teamed up with Upper Dublin Parks and Recreation to bring the township’s Sunday Evening Summer Concert Series to Temple University Ambler for the eleventh year.
Some people are dog people. Others are cat people. Still others have a marvelous menagerie of furry, feathery and scaly friends. Sarah Naughton, a Certified Investigator Trainer at Temple University Harrisburg, took a decidedly different path.
With 20 years of facilities management under his belt — many of those years at prestigious golf courses throughout the region and five years at Temple’s Main Campus — Joseph Imszennik has been involved in all aspects of keeping facilities running at peak efficiency. He is now turning those skills and attention to detail toward Temple Ambler as the campus’ new Facilities Manager.
With a continued commitment to determining new and better ways to care for the campus’ tree collection, Temple University Ambler, home to the Ambler Arboretum of Temple University, has been awarded a “Tree Campus USA” designation by the Arbor Day Foundation in 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017. The Arbor Day Foundation recently announced the campus has also received the recognition for 2018.
Temple University will close at the end of business on Friday, December 20, 2019, and reopen Thursday, January 2, 2020.
Cat Meholic, the Ambler Arboretum's new Curatorial Horticulturist, performs a critical function as the registrar of the plant collections, coordinating documentation from the point of acquisition through installation. Additionally, the position is responsible for evaluating accessions — additions to the collections — documenting their health and status in the garden and their effectiveness towards fulfilling the scope of the collections.