Wednesday, July 19, 2017

W.A.C.O. (The Work and College Opportunities Project)



W.A.C.O.
(The Work and College Opportunities Project)


The program is collaboration between the Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M University, DARS-DBS Transition Program, and the Brazos Valley Center for Independent Living. Participants in the program gain development and instruction in professionalism, self-determination, and teamwork as well as development of vocational skills, career exploration, and independent living skills. This is the first year that the program has collaborated with the Department of Horticultural Sciences. Andrew King, Corey Wahl, and Gerald Burgner have been working with the students teaching basic horticultural principles and skills.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Summer Internship Blogs

Some of our students are staying busy this summer with internships! Today, we are featuring Audrey Kroeger. Go to this website to check out Audrey's internship blog:
We will be posting more internship blogs throughout the summer, so check back to see more awesome students!



Tuesday, June 20, 2017

CEMAP Trial Bed Build



 Two of our students, Evan Baker and Sydnee Coates, worked very hard last semester designing and building raised beds to accommodate the Texas CEMAP Program. 





They also created a website to document the entire project. Check it out to learn more!


Thursday, April 20, 2017

Time to Vote!



Stop by the HFSB Atrium to vote for your favorite photo! The photo with the most votes will win the People's Choice Award for the 2017 Horticulture Photo Contest. 

Please vote before 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 27th!  

Enology Certificate




Department of Horticultural Sciences is offering "Enology Certificate".  The certificate contains 15 hours of concentrated study in the areas of viticulture, pre and post-fermentation wine making processes, wine etiquette, and sensory evaluation. The certificate is designed to provide a knowledge base to those individuals who have an interest in pursuing a career that involves the wine industry. The certificate is open to all majors, but students should consult with their academic adviser prior to submitting an Enology Certificate program application

Please contact Dr. Botezatu,  abotezatu@tamu.edu for more information.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Photo contest Open




The Horticulture Photo Contest is now open for photo submissions from current TAMU students. This is a great opportunity to showcase work in horticulture. Whether it is through service projects such as working with The Big Event, volunteering with a local charity, a beautiful macro photography shot of a horticultural plants, or shots of the TAMU campus!
Prizes will be given out to the top photos! 


Photo Contest
March 9 thru March 29


Photo categories include: 

Service through Horticulture
Horticulture - Plants, Gardens, Etc.

Photos can be submitted through https://www-horticulture.tamu.edu/courses/
under "Horticulture Photo Contest"

Friday, January 20, 2017

18th Annual HORT Career Fair

The 18th Annual Horticulture Career Fair is quickly approaching! 

Stay tuned to our website for a list of attending companies.

Students! Start preparing now! If you would like to showcase your ePortfolio on our website send a message to your advisor.


Resume Review 

Feb. 21st from 9-11:30am

2nd Annual Horticulture Networking Event 

Feb. 21 at the Aloft Hotel from 6-8pm

 18th Annual Horticulture Career Fair 

Feb. 22nd HFSB Atrium from 10-2pm