Park(ing) for People, a temporary 120-foot, by 12-foot “pop up” park was open to the public on September 18 and September 19, taking up a few parking spots right in front of the County Theater, 20 E. State Street, Doylestown.
News and Announcements
After nearly 50 years of service to Temple, Bonnie Frumer, Assistant Dean for Curriculum at Temple University Ambler, will soon depart the university as she begins a well-earned retirement.
Lu Ann Cahn, a cancer survivor and author of the book I Dare Me based on that year-long odyssey, departed a 40-year career in broadcast news in December 2014 to become the Director of Career Services for Temple University’s School of Media and Communication.
On Friday, January 29, from 12 to 1:30 p.m. and Sunday, January 31, from 1 to 3 p.m., Michael LoFurno will explore the 100-year history of the National Park Service. The lectures, which are free and open to the public, will be held in the Learning Center Auditorium. CEU credits for Landscape Architectures are available — 1.8 CUEs for $18.
Temple Owls dance for the best possible reason — to help children. More than 1,000 students and alumni are expected to participate in HootaThon this year. 2015 will be the first time Ambler Campus will have a team of participants giving their all to support patients and their families at CHOP.
On October 28, a team of Community and Regional Planning students, led by Assistant Professor Jeff Doshna, will receive the 2015 Student Scholarship Award for a Group Paper from the American Planning Association’s Pennsylvania Chapter-Southeast Section.
On Wednesday, November 11, veteran and active duty military members of the Temple community will share their stories as the University honors its veterans during Veterans Day ceremonies beginning at 11 a.m.
“After the Blast: Recollecting Roots and Resources at Hopewell Furnace,” presented by the Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture, distills the preserved industrial landscape into a 33-foot by 23-foot exhibit that will take visitors on a journey through this once thriving, nearly self-sustainable 19th century rural “iron plantation.”
The John Paul Endicott Memorial Committee and the Ambler Arboretum of Temple University will host the 2015 Garlic in the Garden Festival in the Ambler Campus Food Crops Garden.
Dr. Jeffrey Featherstone, Director of the Center for Sustainable Communities at Temple University, led an international team of city planners to explore and recommend revitalization efforts in the West Bank of the Jordan River. He also provided technical assistance to a second team heading to the Gaza Strip.