Landscape Contracting

Margaret Hoffman, assistant professor of landscape contracting

Margaret Hoffman recently joined Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences as assistant professor of landscape contracting.

Daniel Stawowczyk, a landscape contracting major at Penn State New Kensington and outdoor enthusiast, hopes to create his own landscaping company.

Daniel Stawowczyk, a landscape contracting major at Penn State New Kensington, was the recipient of a scholarship from Pucketos Garden Club that will help support his studies and dream of one day creating his own landscaping company.

Harrison Fritz working to hardscape the trash cubby at Stormbreak House, a halfway house for girls in State College.

Penn State’s landscape design and landscape construction classes are known for their incredible community projects. But with this year’s undertaking, the courses have gone above and beyond.

James Wilson learned that using strong time-management skills helped him excel both in the classroom and in the pool. He also found his Landscape Contracting classes and professors to be very helpful, offering small class sizes and the chance for one-on-one personal relationships when needed.

James Wilson has been swimming since he was 5 years old. Of the sports he participated in growing up, he felt swimming gave him the best chance to compete at the highest level.

Jamie Milletary looks back on her internship with a Denver landscaping company as one of the best experiences of her life.

Senior Landscape Contracting major Jamie Milletary packed a single suitcase and flew off to Denver seeking the freedom and independence she had always craved.

The Centre County United Way's House of Care in State College, Pa., now has a fully renovated backyard, courtesy of students who were enrolled this spring in a Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences horticulture class. ...

When Jeff Nagle was a student in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, he used to dream up landscaping plans for local homes and present them to homeowners as projects for a landscape design class. Today, more than a decade later, he is no longer dreaming up landscaping plans -- he is turning them into reality and supervising their ...

While on vacation, most people's goal is to forget about work and everything associated with it, but Jeff Erb spent a vacation in New York City chasing down his dream job. ...