News and Announcements

Temple University Ambler students, faculty create Pop Up Park in Doylestown

A collaboration between the Temple University Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture, the volunteer Park(ing) Day team, residents and civic organizations transformed the corner of Hamilton and West State streets in Doylestown Borough) into a greener, people-friendly pocket park in heart of town.

Megan Cranney, Assistant Director for Student and Campus Life

For Megan Cranney, working to help students become leaders has been a goal since she was a college student herself. For her, becoming Temple Ambler’s new Assistant Director for Student and Campus Life is coming full circle.

Temple Ambler is on the move!

As the fall semester gets underway, the campus community will discover several changes to Temple Ambler offices and facilities. In an effort to provide the greatest convenience for students, faculty and staff, Temple Ambler departments have been on the move this summer. Looking for the office of the Executive Director? The Arboretum Director’s office? The Office of Student Life? Look no further than West Hall.

Also returning for Temple Ambler in Bloom 2018 are the popular silent and live auctions featuring unique plants, artwork and experiences. The 2017 live auction included several highly sought-after Temple treasures, including dinner for 10 with Temple University President Richard Englert in Ambler Borough and lunch for six with Provost JoAnne Epps.

Everyone has a memory to share, a story to tell. At Temple Ambler In Bloom, we want to share our story, and hear yours! The Ambler Arboretum’s 13th Annual Garden Party will be held on Saturday, September 15, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Louise Bush-Brown Formal Perennial Gardens.

Philip and Barbara Albright

After decades of support to the Amber Arboretum of Temple University and the Ambler Campus, Phil Albright established providing $25,000 if $25,000 were raised for the Amler Arboretum in 2018. The campus community and supporters raised nearly $30,000 in half the time.

Dr. Wanda Lewis-Campbell to retire after 22 years of dedicated service

For more than two decades, from planning Broadway trips, cruises and spring festivals to advising student groups, teaching emerging leaders and providing a safe haven for students to share their grievances and concerns, Dr. Wanda Lewis-Cambell has made things happen at Temple University Ambler.

The front entrance to The Ambler Campus of Temple University

On June 18, Temple Ambler celebrated its diamond anniversary in the Women’s National Farm and Garden Visitor’s Center! The event included a lot of fascinating history and a few words from alumni who were present when the Pennsylvania School of Horticulture for Women become the Ambler Campus of Temple University.

University Trustees explore future research partnerships at Temple Ambler

Temple’s Board of Trustees and President Richard Englert recently headed out of the city for a different view of the University at the Temple Ambler Campus. While completing the business of the day for their final meeting of the school year, the trustees had the opportunity to explore a bit of the history, current projects, unique research and diverse environments and gardens that comprise the campus.

Michael Senica: In the Air, Around the Track and On the Mat

Professional pilot. Professional NASCAR driver. Professional wrestler. Next stop, attorney at law. Having led an exceedingly colorful and eclectic life, Senica, 51, of Warrington, opted to return to the classroom with the goal of becoming an advocate for others. It’s how he discovered Temple’s Adult and Organizational Development (AOD) program and why he has decided his next profession will be inside a courtroom.  

David Heckman: Designing Places for People

David Heckman’s draw toward a career in Landscape Architecture was, fittingly, quite natural. He discovered landscape architecture at Temple, embracing every opportunity to combine scientific analysis with creativity and art.