Noelle is learning more about sustainable farming in her M.S. degree
Published on February 7, 2022
The best part of her Horticulture master's program is conducting applied field research on campus and on vegetable growers' farms.
Drew Jepson chose an IAT certificate program because it allows him to get working in his field quickly
Published on January 10, 2022
IAT student loves the landscaping field and likes how this program is so plant-based and hands on as part of the horticulture discipline.
Joy Johnson has made connections with peers, faculty, and the industry
Published on December 1, 2021
As a senior in the Horticulture B.S. program, Joy plans to continue to develop these connections by studying plant breeding after she graduates
Genevieve O’Riley loves the hands-on experience of her degree program
Published on November 3, 2021
The best part of being a horticulture major is having class in the teaching greenhouses!
Prabhjot Kaur is a Ph.D. student studying genetic mechanisms of plant development in Petunia and Stevia
Published on September 27, 2021
She loves studying and researching at MSU because it provides her access to quality research resources and allows her to work with colleagues with similar and diverse research interests.
MSU student plans to establish urban gardens in major cities
Published on July 15, 2021
Kenneth Matthews is a senior in Horticulture where he pursues his passion for plants.
Chloe Grabb wants to spread knowledge and love for plants
Published on June 7, 2021
As a senior in Horticulture, Chloe Grabb is passionate about education and research.
Songwen Zhang plans to use her Ph.D. degree to continue solving fruit production problems
Published on May 3, 2021
Songwen chose an advanced degree in horticulture because horticulture is a field where researchers can help feed the world with their scientific findings
Kelton Zbarcha's education makes him feel whole
Published on April 2, 2021
Student hopes to become a dahlia breeder to help improve the specialty cut flower industry.
Danielle experienced plenty of hands-on learning while earning her horticulture degree
Published on March 4, 2021
Danielle Ellsworth says her horticulture classes and the way the professors presented that information really sparked an interest in her.
Andrew Mell's study of horticulture helped him find his perfect career - working in public gardens
Published on December 9, 2020
The best thing about the horticulture field is that there is this huge versatility, where if you have an interest in plants, there will be a place where you fit in.
Michael's nontraditional path to horticulture allows him to use technology while working outdoors
Published on November 11, 2020
An advanced degree in horticulture allows Michael to blend his love of horticulture with his background in remote sensing and data analysis.
Daniel's horticulture degree is a balance of hard science and practical knowledge
Published on October 14, 2020
B.S. student, Daniel Dick, says his degree in Horticulture will provide a great backbone for a career that is both satisfying and rewarding.
Lauren loves the variety of classes in her program
Published on September 10, 2020
IAT student, Lauren Taylor, loves the variety of courses in her Landscape and Nursery Management program.
Maddy's best experience in grad school has been presenting her research at landscape conferences
Published on August 18, 2020
Maddy Dubelko, a graduate student in the Department of Horticulture, chose Horticulture as her advanced degree because she wanted to gain more knowledge about how to best manage ornamental plantings.
Grad Student Nathan Kelly values the diversity and collaboration at MSU
Published on July 6, 2020
Nathan is pursuing a dual major Ph.D. in Horticulture and Molecular Plant Sciences. He works with Dr. Erik Runkle to study how the color of light affects leafy green growth and quality attributes, such as leaf coloration and nutritional properties.
Rachel Wood loves sharing her passion for plants as a teaching assistant
Published on June 5, 2020
Rachel Wood is a Horticulture Science major from New Boston, MI and thinks horticulture is the perfect fit for her at MSU.
IAT student takes advantage of smaller class sizes in her program
Published on May 4, 2020
Cheyenne Settle is a two-year student from Burton, Michigan pursuing a certificate program in Fruit, Vegetable, and Organic Horticulture Management.
Colton Schlitters loves horticulture because he can work outside and have a positive environmental impact
Published on April 3, 2020
Horticulture student Colton Schlitters plans to work in the landscape and nursery industry upon graduating in May 2020.
Graduate student looking forward to graduating and continuing urban tree research and outdoors lifestyle
Published on March 12, 2020
Master's student, Riley Rouse, is finishing up her program and looking forward to continuing her work on urban trees