Horticulture Associate Professor Dr. Sasha Eisenman can’t remember a time that he didn’t have a passion for plants. Eisenman is now bringing that sense of wonder and discovery to a new challenge as Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture in the Tyler School of Art’s Division of Architecture and Environmental Design.
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Celebrate the fall season in a different way by learning about the science behind the things in nature that may scare you but are essential to their environment. Temple University Ambler EarthFest presents The Science of Scary on Sunday, October 21, from 2 to 4 p.m. in and around Bright Hall in the center of campus. Register for this family-friendly free event online at ambler.temple.edu/science-of-scary.
With 20 years of facilities management under his belt — many of those years at prestigious golf courses throughout the region and five years at Temple’s Main Campus — Joseph Imszennik has been involved in all aspects of keeping facilities running at peak efficiency. He is now turning those skills and attention to detail toward Temple Ambler as the campus’ new Facilities Manager.
Ask someone what scares them and plants probably aren’t the first things that come to mind. They likely don’t even crack the top 10. A visit to the Ambler Campus Greenhouse, however, shows that the thriving foliage isn’t all pretty flowers and sun-dappled leaves. The Greenhouse — and in some cases the Ambler Arboretum — provides a perfect home for an eclectic group of carnivorous plants, spiny cacti of every shape and size and species that are a great deal more bizarre.
The Freshman Year Experience at Ambler allows students to choose from one of several Temple programs and complete their first year at the Ambler Campus
Susan Sacks has spent most of her adult life as part of the Temple University Ambler community. After being an essential part of Temple Ambler’s recent history, it is only natural that Sacks will be a key part of guiding the campus toward its future as Temple Ambler’s new Manager of Research and Grants.
Eleven remarkably talented students in the Landscape Painting class of Kati Gegenheimer, Adjunct Faculty in Painting and Associate Director of Academic Enrichment Programs at the Tyler School of Art, visited Temple University Ambler three times during the fall semester. Their goal, according to Gegenheimer, was to paint a specific location on campus as summer gave way to fall and fall gave way to winter.
During the month of November, cadets in Temple’s Seasonal Law Enforcement Training Program (SLETP), located at the Ambler Campus, forswore their razors to show support for cancer patients bravely undertaking chemotherapy treatments.
Temple Ambler has become such an important part of Collin Wood's life that it was only natural to seek a way to expand his support and advocacy for the campus and the unique role it plays within Temple University. As Temple Ambler’s new Associate Director for Operations, he’ll certainly have that opportunity.
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.