Temple’s first Women’s Empowerment Workshop will be held at Temple University Center City on Thursday, January 28. The event, sponsored by the Temple University Office of Non-Credit and Continuing Education, the Office of Off-Campus Programs and Training and Temple Center City, will run from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and feature six speakers.
News and Announcements
The Temple University Board of Trustees approved the transition of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture and the Department of Community and Regional Planning to the Tyler School of the Art where they join with the Department of Architecture and the Center for Sustainable Communities in forming the Division of Architecture and Environmental Design
The 848-acre Hopewell Furnace National Historical Site, encircled by the 73,000-acre Hopewell Big Woods in Elverson, Pennsylvania, is a time capsule of the region’s industrial history. Students and faculty from Temple University’s Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture will reignite the fires of Hopewell Furnace at the 2016 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Jenny Rose Carey, former Director of the Ambler Arboretum of Temple University Ambler, was honored as the 2015 Gallery of Success inductee for the School of Environmental Design.
Associate Professor Baldev Lamba was elected Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture. Dr. Lynn Mandarano, Associate Professor of Community and Regional Planning, will be acting chair of her department for 2015-2016.
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.
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.