Professor to oversee memorial landscape design
Temple Ambler faculty member Pauline Hurley-Kurtz has been working on the landscape design for a new memorial park, planned to be at Chestnut and Front streets. The Irish Memorial will begin construction in Spring 2002 and will pay tribute to the Irish immigrants who came to Philadelphia during the potato blight of the late 1840s. The park, where the memorial will be constructed, is located on a bridge structure over I-95.
New internship available for communication students
Associate Headquarters, Mt. Laurel, N.J., is looking for juniors to apply for an internship beginning Jan. 21, 2002. Applicants should be majoring in public relations, English, communications, journalism or other related fields. Selected students will work for AH for 12-weeks and will gain three credit hours. Deadline is Jan. 4. For more information, contact Jennifer Szwalek by calling -856-439-0500 or through e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Temple Ambler to hold adult open house
Adults interested in joining the undergraduate program or return to finish a degree program will be invited to attend an open house at Temple Ambler on Thursday, Dec. 6 from 6:30-8 p.m. in Bright Hall Lounge. Faculty, administrators and students will be on hand to answer questions and discuss degree programs. For more information, call 215-583-1252 or toll-free 888-GO-AMBLER.
Ambler promotes traditional towns
The Center for Sustainable Communities at Ambler has joined the Pottstown Borough in Montgomery County to develop a new zoning ordinance. The new ordinance is expected to preserve and enhance the existing towns. The two organizations plan to push for more pedestrian-oriented neighborhoods with sidewalks, street trees, and more homes and offices.
Celebrate the holidays at Ambler
An event that commemorates Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, Feliz Navidad, and the Hindu festival Diwali has been planned for Wednesday, Dec. 2 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Bright Hall. There will be lectures, demonstrations, song, dance, and traditional foods. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Office of Student Life at 215-283-1424.