Temple Ambler dedicates new greenhouse
The students, facility, staff and administration will dedicate the first building to be constructed at Ambler in 18 years. The ceremony will take place Friday, Oct. 12 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. outside the new greenhouse. Featured speakers include Executive Director of the Fairmount Park Commission William Mifflin. Tours of the new facility will be available after the ceremony. For more information, call (215) 283-1291.
Center City pep rally with Philadelphia firefighters
Temple is teaming up with the Philadelphia Firefighters Union Local 22 to raise money for the victims of Sept. 11 at Liberty Place, 16th and Chestnut Streets, on Friday, Oct. 12. Half of the ticket sales from Saturday, Oct. 13’s game also will be donated. University cheerleaders will be on hand to cheer the Owls and get people to give to the “Fill the Helmet” campaign. For more information, call 215.204.7476 or visit www.temple.edu/homecoming.
Retired General to speak about American’s global strategy
A four-star General and one of the nation’s most highly decorated officers will be delivering a speech about military strategy on Wednesday, Oct. 17 in the Kiva Auditorium in Ritter Annex. General Wesley K. Clark is the author of Waging Modern War: Bosnia, Kosovo, and the Future of Combat. He has been awarded two Bronze Star Medals, five Defense Distinguished Service Medals, the Silver Star, four Legion of Merit Awards and many others.
Depression screenings offered on anniversary of attacks
Tuttleman Counseling Services will be taking part in National Depression Screening Day on Thursday, Oct. 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The screening consists of a self-test that will be evaluated by a counselor who will provide immediate feedback. If necessary, a follow-up appointment will be scheduled.
New discussion and debate series offered at Temple
Every Thursday in 202 Tuttleman Hall from 4:30-6 p.m. Temple Issues Forum will be offering a series of debates and discussions. The topic for Oct. 11 will be cultural globalization, which is a follow-up to last week’s discussion.
On Oct. 18, the debate will be “Roots of Islamic Discontent with U.S. Foreign Policy.”
Discussions are student-led and the student-organized Temple Issues Forum is housed in American Studies.