Landscape/Horticulture Technology

Civic Service Firmly Planted in Horticulture Students' Work Ethic

Horticulture Students

Fresh from a morning rain that perked up the season’s greenery, Way’s Garden in Williamsport got some friendly attention April 22 from six students of horticulture instructor Carl J. Bower Jr. Joining forces with the caretakers of the community park – just northeast of Penn College’s main campus – the landscape/horticulture technology: landscape emphasis majors weeded, raked and planted in recognition of Earth Day.

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Horticulture Grads Put Experience to Use as 'Field Day' Judges

Field Day

The Horticulture Department recently hosted the fifth annual High School Horticulture Field Day competition at the Schneebeli Earth Science Center. The event is based on the National Collegiate Landscape Competition that Penn College students regularly attend, sponsored by the National Association of Landscape Professionals.

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Penn College Students Among Top 10 Finishers at Landscape Event

Landscape Event

Horticulture students from Pennsylvania College of Technology finished in the top 10 of three categories in the Professional Landscape Network’s 39th annual Student Career Days held in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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Penn College Grad Honored With Industry Group's Inaugural Award

An alumnus of Pennsylvania College of Technology’s landscape/horticulture program was recently honored with the first Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award from the Professional Landscape Network.

Jeremy L. Thorne

Jeremy L. Thorne, who graduated in May 2013 with degrees in the landscape technology and plant production emphases of the college’s two-year ornamental horticulture major, was presented with the award during PLANET’s Student Career Days competition at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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May 2015
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A Celebration for the Centuries

A look back at the celebratory scenes of 2014, the year that marked the 100th anniversary of education on the Penn College campus. Read the article in One College Avenue.

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