UGA Horticulture Department

Professor Marc van Iersel Honored by Pi Alpha Xi!

Professor Marc van Iersel was recently bestowed an honorary membership into the Tau Chapter of Pi Alpha Xi, the national honor society for Landscape and Ornamental Horticulture.  Each chapter in the U.S. may honor faculty or industry members that have made significant contributions to the learning and development of these…
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Gray Simpson Receives the Garden Clubs of Georgia Scholarship!

Congratulations are in order for senior Horticulture major Gray Simpson, whom as  awarded a $5,000.00 Scholarship from the Garden Clubs of Georgia.  This statewide scholarship program is very competitive, and is sponsored by the many Garden Clubs of Georgia every year. Our department has been very fortunate to have several students receive…
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Tim Smalley Receives Meigs Professorship Award!

Tim Smalley, Associate Professor of Horticulture in the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, has been named a Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor, the university’s highest recognition for excellence in instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Smalley was one of five UGA faculty members who were honored…
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