TAG: Student Career Days

BYU wins National Collegiate Landscape Competition

March 20, 2018By

Brigham Young University won the 2018 National Collegiate Landscape Competition, organized by the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP). The event, held March 14-17 at Alamance Community College in Graham, N.C., included more than 770 students from 61 college teams and two FFA high school teams, who participated in 30 individual and team competitions. Tree climbing, hardscape installation, wood construction,... read more

National Collegiate Landscape Competition set for next month

February 6, 2018By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals annual collegiate career event and competition, the National Collegiate Landscape Competition, will take place March 14-17, at Alamance Community College in North Carolina. The event was formerly known as Student Career Days. This year, more than 750 horticulture and landscape students from more than 60 schools will test their skills in 30 real-world, competitive... read more

Case study: CEO school

July 8, 2015By
Photo: Greenscape

One North Carolina company taught a college landscape student an ultimate lesson. When the National 
Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) hosted its 39th annual Student Career Days at North Carolina State University in March, nearby Greenscape decided it wasn’t enough to just attend or have a booth at the career fair this year. The execs at Greenscape, based in Holly... read more

Toro to put on workshop at Student Career Days

February 23, 2015By

In addition to continuing its sponsoring of the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) Student Career Days, The Toro Co. also is hosting a workshop on environmentally friendly business practices at this year’s event, slated for March 12-15 at North Carolina State University. Presented by Van Cline, Ph.D, chief agronomist at Toro, the workshop will focus on the need for efficient use... read more

2015 PLANET SCD to descend on NCSU March 12–15

January 29, 2015By

Registration is open for landscaping companies to attend Student Career Days (SCD), scheduled for March 12–15 at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, N.C. Hosted by the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), SCD brings together approximately 850 horticulture and landscape students from more than 65 schools to test their skills in real-world, competitive events and to interview with companies at the... read more

Toro hosts workshop at 2014 PLANET SCD

June 3, 2014By

Horticulture and landscape students who attended the 38th annual Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) Student Career Days in Fort Collins, Colo., in March, learned more about environmentally friendly business practices from a workshop sponsored by the Toro Co. The environmental sustainability workshop presented by Toro’s chief agronomist, Van Cline, Ph.D., focused on the need for efficient use of resources and technology... read more