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.
News and Announcements
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.
On Saturday, September 16, the Ambler Campus will host Temple Ambler in Bloom, formerly Rhapsody in Bloom, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. in the Louise Bush-Brown Formal Perennial Garden. The name may have changed, but the mission remains the same.
Since graduating, many of ProRanger Philadelphia alumni have returned to support the program and act as mentors for current Temple students. Seven ProRanger alumni took part in leadership camp this year.
After a 25-year career that has touched upon nearly every aspect of the green industry, Kathleen Salisbury is bringing her knowledge and experiences to Temple University Ambler as the new Director of the Ambler Arboretum.
While students in Temple’s College Bound Academy spent a week discovering everything the University has to offer, a visit to Temple University Ambler gave participants the opportunity to explore “green” careers.
To honor our graduating class, Temple University Ambler is profiling just a few of the shining examples of the class of 2017.