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Temple Small Business Development Center and Warrior Rising launch Small Business Special Forces Incubator

A printmaker, a health and wellness coach, a cardboard manufacturer sit in a classroom among other classmates with two major things in common. All are veterans and all are entrepreneurs ready to grow their business. The Temple Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and Warrior Rising are launching a Small Business Special Forces Incubator, a six-month program located at the Temple University Ambler Campus SBDC location.

Cat Meholic: Recording History Through Plants

Cat Meholic, the Ambler Arboretum's new Curatorial Horticulturist, performs a critical function as the registrar of the plant collections, coordinating documentation from the point of acquisition through installation. Additionally, the position is responsible for evaluating accessions — additions to the collections — documenting their health and status in the garden and their effectiveness towards fulfilling the scope of the collections.

Moe Greene: Teaching the next generation to protect the nation’s treasures

After seven years as a law enforcement ranger at the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park, Moe Greene has returned to Temple Ambler to help train the current group of students completing their ProRanger experience.

Combating Stress with Nature at Temple Ambler

The benefits from getting outside and engaging in outdoor activities for the mind, body and spirit are well-documented and help to create a lasting connection to nature that help promote happiness and good health. The Ambler Arboretum and the Ambler Campus are an excellent resource to reconnect with the world around you and reap the healing benefits of reacquainting yourself with the natural world.

Angela Davis appointed Assistant Dean of Development for University College

Angela Davis has been appointed Assistant Dean of Development for University College, which includes the Temple University Ambler, Harrisburg and Center City campuses, Summer and Special Programs, Digital Education, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), the Real Estate Institute and ProRanger Philadelphia.

Nicole Westrick: A Holistic Approach to Continuing Education

Nicole Westrick was recently honored with the Alexander Charters Emerging Professional Continuing Educator Award at the University Professional and Continuing Education Association’s (UPCEA) Mid-Atlantic Region Conference.

Vivien Wise: Exploring Relationships and Trees Through Art

Vivien Wise’s latest art project — The Tree Connection — is bringing her to Temple University Ambler for a decidedly visual, and arboreal, aspect to an installation exploring how people are social, how they are romantic, and how that might relate to trees.

Elizabeth Shepard-Rabadam: A 360-degree View of Higher Education

The Ambler Campus Office of the Executive Director is pleased to announce the appointment of Elizabeth Shepard-Rabadam to the position of Associate Director for Temple University Ambler.

Jeffrey Lapp: The Care and Feeding of Carnivores

Jeffrey Lapp's (Wetlands Branch Chief for the EPA Region III) interest in wetland plants steers decidedly off the beaten path toward plants that have a very specific way to get the nutrients they need to survive — they “eat” meat.

Landscape Architecture students are creating a vibrant vision of the future at the Ambler Campus, a vision made possible by the exceptional creativity of students given the tools to take the ideas in their heads and give them photo realistic three dimensionality.

Landscape Architecture students are creating a vibrant vision of the future at the Ambler Campus, a vision made possible by the exceptional creativity of students given the tools to take the ideas in their heads and give them photo realistic three dimensionality.

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