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Landscaping Schools

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by drumbo, Feb 6, 2008.

  1. drumbo

    drumbo LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 336

    I am trying to hire a person into a foreman position and I would like to recruit someone from a landscaping program.

    Do any of you have a link or list of schools that have some sort of Turf/Landscaping program in them? I have tried all sorts of Google-ing and am coming up empty with a lot of ads for University of Phoenix kind of crap.

  2. deltascapes

    deltascapes LawnSite Member
    Posts: 123

    The web site is lalcmsstate.edu
    I am an alumni. They have a very good program. Need to contact them soon I know they have career day for the department.
  3. D_Agent

    D_Agent LawnSite Member
    Posts: 1

    Here are a list of schools with a Landscape dept. It is from the ALCA website. It is a list of schools that hosted the Student Career Days. Hope this helps some.

    Chronological History of Student Career Days
    1977 – Mississippi State University
    1978 – Mississippi State University
    1979 – Texas Tech
    1980 – Ohio State
    1981 – Milwaukee Area Technical College
    1982 – Oklahoma State
    1983 – Richland College
    1984 – Ohio State, ATI
    1985 – Mississippi State University
    1986 – Oklahoma State University
    1987 – Richland College
    1988 – Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
    1989 – Milwaukee Area Technical College
    1990 – Colorado State University
    1991 – University of Kentucky
    1992 – Cal Poly, Pomona
    1993 – SUNY Cobleskill
    1994 – University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    1995 – North Metro Tech
    1996 – Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo <------------- I attended this one:)
    1997 – Richland College
    1998 – North Carolina State University
    1999 – University of Kentucky
    2000 – Mississippi State University
    2001 – Colorado State University
    2002 – Illinois Central College
    2003 – Hinds Community College
    2004 – Columbus State Community College
    2005 – University of Maryland
    2006 – Brigham Young University, Provo
    2007 – Michigan State University

    Future Student Career Days Sites:
    2008 – North Metro Tech (Atlanta, GA)
    2009 – Cal Poly, Pomona (Pomona, CA)

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