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A camper at the Temple University Ambler Summer Education Camps works on a new drawing.

Temple University Ambler is offering dozens of new and returning Summer Education Camp programs, which provide kids, ‘tweens and teens with a broad range of opportunities, from building and programming robots to music and voice production and much more.

A young community member lends a shovel during a volunteer day hosted by the New Kensington Community Development Corporation

The Center for Sustainable Communities at Temple University received $25,000 to develop “Green Neighborhood Tool Kits” and train community-based organizations serving Philadelphia low-income neighborhoods.

Sergeant Rebeca Cruz-Esteves is a reservist in the Army National Guard as well as a full-time student at Temple University.

Sergeant Rebeca Cruz-Esteves, a reservist in the Army National Guard as well as a full-time student, is a perfect example of how Temple’s veteran and active duty students take charge of their futures while protecting their country.

Temple University Ambler won five major awards at the 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show.

Star Power: Casts of Light that Stir and Spellbind was awarded a Silver Medal by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society; the American Horticultural Society Environmental Award; the Alfred M. Campbell Memorial Trophy; a Special Achievement Award of the Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania; and a PHS Special Achievement Award.”

From left: Shawn Garvin (EPA Regional Administrator), Andrew Goodman (Community Engagement Director, New Kensington CDC), Dr. Christine Borelli (Chief Executive of Memphis Street Academy), Dr. Mahbubur Meenar (Assistant Director, Center for Sustainable Communities, Temple University), Mr. Stephen Nappi (Temple Associate Vice Provost for Technology Commercialization and Business Development), and Mr. Duane Bumb (City of Philadelphia’s Deputy Commerce Director)

Temple is the first university in the country to receive a brownfields planning grant form the Environmental Protection Agency.

Temple University Ambler will present “Star Power: Casts of Light that Stir and Spellbind" at the 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show

The Temple University Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture will present “Star Power: Casts of Light that Stir and Spellbind” at the Philadelphia Flower Show from February 28 through March 8.

Children use movement to learn in the classroom. Temple will offer a new online course - Movement and Learning in Early Childhood - this summer

Movement and Learning in Early Childhood will be offered online with one full-day Saturday class that may be taken at Temple University Ambler or Temple University Harrisburg during the first summer session of 2015, which begins on May 11.

Debra Powell-Wright will perform at an historic commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the 1965 Selma-to-Montgomery voting rights march.

An historic weekend of remembrance will begin in Selma, Alabama, starting on March 5. People will come from all over the country to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1965 Selma-to-Montgomery voting rights march. Front and center among the commemorators will be Temple University Ambler’s own Debra Powell-Wright.

Temple University Ambler will present “Star Power: Casts of Light that Stir and Spellbind" at the 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show

With “Star Power: Casts of Light that Stir and Spellbind,” students and faculty in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture will take visitors on a journey through the blue-tinged, shadowy "blue hour" and the sun-dappled "magic hour."

Developing Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) plans for three locations in the Delaware Direct and Tookany/Takony-Frankford watersheds.

In March and April, the Center for Sustainable Communities and its community partners will be seeking the direct input of Philadelphia residents during public design workshops to help envision Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) plans for three locations

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