As the fall semester gets underway, the campus community will discover several changes to Temple Ambler offices and facilities. In an effort to provide the greatest convenience for students, faculty and staff, Temple Ambler departments have been on the move this summer. Looking for the office of the Executive Director? The Arboretum Director’s office? The Office of Student Life? Look no further than West Hall.
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After decades of support to the Amber Arboretum of Temple University and the Ambler Campus, Phil Albright established providing $25,000 if $25,000 were raised for the Amler Arboretum in 2018. The campus community and supporters raised nearly $30,000 in half the time.
For more than two decades, from planning Broadway trips, cruises and spring festivals to advising student groups, teaching emerging leaders and providing a safe haven for students to share their grievances and concerns, Dr. Wanda Lewis-Cambell has made things happen at Temple University Ambler.
On June 18, Temple Ambler celebrated its diamond anniversary in the Women’s National Farm and Garden Visitor’s Center! The event included a lot of fascinating history and a few words from alumni who were present when the Pennsylvania School of Horticulture for Women become the Ambler Campus of Temple University.
Temple’s Board of Trustees and President Richard Englert recently headed out of the city for a different view of the University at the Temple Ambler Campus. While completing the business of the day for their final meeting of the school year, the trustees had the opportunity to explore a bit of the history, current projects, unique research and diverse environments and gardens that comprise the campus.
Professional pilot. Professional NASCAR driver. Professional wrestler. Next stop, attorney at law. Having led an exceedingly colorful and eclectic life, Senica, 51, of Warrington, opted to return to the classroom with the goal of becoming an advocate for others. It’s how he discovered Temple’s Adult and Organizational Development (AOD) program and why he has decided his next profession will be inside a courtroom.
David Heckman’s draw toward a career in Landscape Architecture was, fittingly, quite natural. He discovered landscape architecture at Temple, embracing every opportunity to combine scientific analysis with creativity and art.
Chiquitta Evans devoted 16 years of her life to military service. In August, she will graduate from Temple with a degree in Human Resource Management.
Chill winds didn’t cool the enthusiasm of the 5,000 students, teachers, parents and chaperones that spent April 20 celebrating the Earth at Temple University Ambler.
Six-time Emmy Award-winning filmmaker and Yale Fellow Karyl Evans will share Beatrix Farrand’s rich history when she presents her new documentary, The Life and Gardens of BEATRIX FARRAND, during the Ambler Arboretum’s Celebration of Women in Horticulture, on Wednesday, March 14, at 7 p.m., in the Ambler Campus Learning Center Auditorium.