Student Spotlight

Apr 29, 2018  |  Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Takshay Patel

Takshay Patel, a Horticultural Science Ph.D. candidate, left India to discover purpose as a plant breeder.

Apr 27, 2018

Student Spotlight: MacKenzie Hare

Now approaching graduation, undergraduate student MacKenzie ‘Mac’ Hare was inspired to pursue a landscape design career after taking an introductory course to horticulture.

Feb 28, 2018  |  Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Weed Science’s Competitive Ability

Ph.D. student Matt Bertucci is a multi-discipline researcher with determination to impact the weed science of row crops. His goal is to progress grower practices and mold future generations of weed scientists.

Dec 15, 2017

Student Spotlight: Nicholas Tuschak Basinger

Ph.D. student Nicholas Tuschak Basinger has been called a Renaissance man, and in NC State’s Department of Horticultural Science, he is making his mark. Basinger earned a bachelor’s degree in health and exercise science from Furman University and had plans to study physical therapy in graduate school. Instead, after a couple of on-farm internships -- plus some soul searching and school searching -- he decided to come to NC State for graduate school.

Mar 31, 2017

HortPack does ‘Plantastic’ Job at National Collegiate Landscaping Competition

The Horticulture Competition Team at NC State returned from Utah with a 7th place finish competing against 60 colleges and universities from across the United States and Canada. The 4-day event offered 15 workshops, 81 career fair booths, event briefings […]