The current Landscape/Horticulture Technology: Landscape Emphasis (LE) and Landscape/Horticulture Technology: Plant Production Emphasis (LP) programs have evolved through the decades to meet the needs of industry.
1971: The Williamsport Area Community College first offers Horticulture major
1972: The Herman T. Schneebeli Earth Science Center is completed and opens for students
1979 & 1983: Two greenhouses are constructed for the high school program
1994-95: Interior Plantscape/Floral Design program is renamed Floral Design/Interior Plantscape to allow added emphasis in interior plantscape
1997: The Landscape/Nursery Technology: Turfgrass Management emphasis major is added at the request of The Pennsylvania State University.
2002: An agreement is completed for Longwood Gardens students to articulate into Landscape/Nursery Technology and complete an associate degree
2002: The horticulture program receives its initial accreditation from Associated Landscape Contractors of America (ALCA) and begins offering an equipment safety course (ALCA later becomes PLANET)
2006: Landscape Nursery Technology major is split into three emphases: Ornamental Horticulture: Landscape Technology Emphasis (PLANET accredited); Ornamental Horticulture: Retail Management Emphasis (this emphasis later discontinued); Ornamental Horticulture: Plant Production Emphasis
2009: PLANET visit and re-accreditation
2012: Incorporation of sustainability into curriculum and community garden initiative implemented
2013: The 40th anniversary of the college's landscape/horticulture majors, celebrated during October's Homecoming, reunited program graduates with such faculty mentors as 1996 Master Teacher Richard J. Weilminster. Among other events, current students received valuable industry advice from an alumni panel and guests toured the Earth Science Center – including the new hydroculture garden.