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R. Lee Ivy

R. Lee Ivy

Contact Information

  • Lecturer
  • rlivy@unity.ncsu.edu
  • 124 Kilgore Hall
    Campus Box 7609
    NCSU Campus
    Raleigh NC 27695-7609
  • Phone: 919.515.2808

General Information

Mr. Lee Ivy has been a Lecturer in the Department of Horticultural Science since July 2012. His interest in teaching stems from his respect of teachers throughout his life who inspired effort, allowed for challenges, and encouraged high personal achievement.

Childhood experiences with peaches, vegetables and ornamental plants sparked his interest and subsequent love of horticulture.

Teaching

  • HS 162 – Landscape Maintenance (3 credits, fall semester)
  • AGI 195 sec. 004 – Weeds & Diseases of Ornamentals (3 credits, fall semester)
  • AGI 195 sec. 003 – Fruit & Vegetable Production (3 credits, spring semester)
  • HS 101 – OLT Orientation (1 credit, fall semester)
  • HS 200 – Home Horticulture via distance-education (3 credits, spring, summer & fall)
  • Previous teaching experience at Sandhills Community College in Pinehurst, NC (2001-2012)

Departmental Activities

  • Advising for PLANET’s Student Career Days competition team.
  • Recruiting for the 2 & 4 –year Horticultural Science student population.

Education

  • M.S., Horticultural Science, NC State University, 2001, Minor: Agriculture & Extension Education
  • B.S., Ornamental Horticulture & Landscape Design, University of Tennessee, 1998

Memberships & Certifications

  • International Plant Production Society – Southern Region
  • NC Certified Pesticide Applicator
  • NC Certified Plant Professional
  • Landscape Industry Certified Technician – Turf