Please join us for our Virtual Open House and learn more about the School of Professional Horticulture’s accredited program, which is among the few hands-on horticulture training programs in the world. During the Open House, attendees will have the opportunity to speak with select faculty, staff, and distinguished alumni. Following the presentation, attendees can take part in a Q & A segment with the event’s speakers.
To register, please fill out the below form. For any questions, contact the School Manager, Eric Lieberman, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Program of Events
Eric Lieberman, Interim-Director, School of Professional Horticulture
Learn about the curriculum for the School of Professional Horticulture.
Jamie Boyer, Ph.D. Stavros Niarchos Foundation Vice President for Children’s Education, SoPH/Adult Education instructor, Adult Education Botany Program Coordinator
- Communications and Business Management
Amelia Huckel-Bauer, SoPH instructor, Owner, Elora Theater Arts, actor
Todd Forrest, Arthur Ross Vice President for Horticulture & Living Collections
- Landscape Design
Liz Poccia, SoPH/Adult Education instructor
Students receive hands-on specialized training, including:
Todd Forrest, Arthur Ross Vice President for
Horticulture & Living Collections
- Plant Walks & Field Trips
Eric Lieberman (Class of 2012), Interim-Director, School of Professional Horticulture
- Student Plots
Brian Sullivan, Vivian & Edward Merrin Vice President for Glasshouses & Landscape
Samantha Bachert (Class of 2020), Horticulturist, Greenbelt Native Plant Center
Hear from alumni, including:
- Wambui Ippolito (Class of 2018) – Award Winning Landscape Designer, NYC
- Ralph Portillano (Class of 2018) – Senior Design Manager, The Plant Shed
- Katharine Startup (Class of 2019) – Assistant Horticulturist, Chanticleer Garden
Following the presentation, there will be a Q & A segment.
RSVPs are now closed for this event.