At Wordsworth Academy in Fort Washington, the Temple University Ambler Aquaponics Lab and Wordsworth administrators are creating an aquaponics system that provides a unique support system for educational programs and an important connection to sustainability and environmental education.
News and Announcements
The first “Temple Ambler EarthFest Presents” event will be the Ambler Arboretum BioBlitz! The BioBlitz will be held from 12 p.m. Friday, October 6 to 12 p.m. Saturday, October 7 and is free and open to the public.
Through September and October, the Office of Sustainability is hosting a series of Climate Action Plan Town Halls designed to provide students the opportunity to share their thoughts, ideas and visions for a greener Temple University. A Climate Action Town Hall will be held at Temple University Ambler on Thursday, September 21 at 12 p.m. in Bright Hall Room 106.
With her successful business Gardens on the Go, Tina Sottolano-Cain specializes in indoor and outdoor container gardens for home, office, or “anywhere that someone wants to grow plants.”
Police departments and other branches of law enforcement have provided dedicated support to the Special Olympics since its earliest days. It’s an honor they carry with distinction and pride. On November 10, 10 cadets from the Temple University Municipal Police Academy had the chance to be a part of that tradition during Special Olympics Fall Festival 2017. Temple’s Police Academy training takes place at the Ambler Campus.
During her time at Temple Dr. Mary Myers has worn pretty much every hat you can. Professional landscape architect; tenured professor; former chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture; past president of Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture and now a CELA Fellow; member of the Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board; Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects; Philadelphia Flower Show exhibit designer; mentor; leader; colleague; friend.
Students taking classes in the evening at Temple University Ambler and Main Campus will have more inter-campus travel options during the fall 2017 semester.
For Horticulture Assistant Professor Dr. Sasha Eisenman the 187-acre Temple Ambler campus provides the perfect backdrop for horticultural research of every type.
Thanks to the generous support of MaryJane (MJ) Kirkpatrick, her daughter Kim Pennente, sister-in-law Lisa Schiel of the Schiel Family Foundation, and the Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust, a new “Ambler Arboretum Accessible Pathway” has been developed to ensure that everyone can enjoy the Temple University Ambler campus gardens the way they were intended.
The evolution of Temple University Ambler started with what was then a revolutionary concept — providing educational opportunities for women at a time when few were available. More than 100 years later, the Ambler Campus continues to play a unique role within Temple University.