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A view of the Pennypack Creek Watershed, part of a study by Temple's Center for Sustainable Communities.

The Center for Sustainable Communities at Temple University has been awarded a $1.235 million grant from the William Penn Foundation to provide oversight, expertise and support for what could potentially be dozens of restoration projects in the suburban portions of five watersheds in the Philadelphia region.

Students talk to representatives at a Criminal Justice Career Fair

On Monday, April 21, the Ambler Campus Criminal Justice Society will sponsor a “Pathways to Employment” Career Fair that places special emphasis on criminal justice careers. The event will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Bright Hall Lounge. All majors are invited to attend.

Children enjoy a Spring Egg Hunt at Temple University Ambler

The Criminal Justice Society at Temple University Ambler will host a Spring Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., beginning in Bright Hall Lounge. This family-friendly free event is open to all students, faculty, staff, and the general public.

Walkers reach the finish line at the Eastern Montgomery County March of Dimes March for Babies at Temple University Ambler

Hundreds of heroes will be lacing up their walking shoes for the Eastern Montgomery County March of Dimes March for Babies 2014 at Temple University Ambler on Sunday, April 27 — registration begins at 9 a.m. in Bright Hall Circle.

The Philadelphia Zoo introduces and owl to student visitors at EarthFest.

Temple University Ambler EarthFest will be held on Friday, April 25, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will include more than 75 exhibitors sharing new ideas and concepts with more than 7,000 students, teachers, parents and the public.

Master Plan for the Kesington Somerset section of Philadelphia

The Department came home with a treasure trove of awards presented by the Pennsylvania-Delaware Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.

APA Award

Community and Regional Planning students were honored with the 2013 “Student Project Award” from the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association.

Reading Railroad

For students in Temple University’s Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture the Reading Railroad presented a rich canvas for innovative ideas designed to revitalize the region and enrich Philadelphia's neighborhoods.

David Butcher

David L. Butcher is the first Community and Regional Planning alumnus from the Harrisburg Campus to be inducted into Temple’s Gallery of Success.

Ambler Sean Maxwell

Community and Regional Planning student Sean Maxwell was able to experience stormwater management firsthand through a internship with FEMA.

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