Alum Featured in an ESPN article

Penn State Turfgrass Science alum and current Buffalo Bills Field Manager Aaron Ramella was recently featured in an ESPN article. Read the original article to learn more about the unique challenges managing fields in Buffalo!

Students Volunteer at Arnold Palmer Invitational

Students in the Golf Course Turfgrass Management Program recently spent a week at Bay Hill in Orlando where they volunteered at this year’s Arnold Palmer Invitational.

Congratulations to the 2-Year Class of 2019

Congratulations to the recent graduates of the 2-Year Golf Course Turfgrass Management Program! The Class of 2019 recently celebrated their graduation with a ceremony at the Nittany Lion Inn.

Students Earn First Place at the STMA

Congratulations to the Penn State turf students who finished in first place in the 2-year division and second place in 4-year division at the Sports Turf Managers Association Student Challenge.

2018 Collegiate Turf Bowl on the Golf Channel

Although Penn State didn’t take home the cup this year, we did manage to get two teams into the Top 10 of this year’s Collegiate Turf Bowl. Additionally, the students, along with Dr. McGraw, were featured on the Golf Channel’s Morning Drive. Check out the interview below.

Penn State Turf Students Compete at the STMA

This year's national Sports Turf Manager's Association annual conference was recently held in Fort Worth, TX. In addition to professors, Turfgrass staff, and Beaver Stadium grounds personnel, Penn State sent 12 students; 8 from the 4-year turf program and 4 two-year turf students. These students traveled to the event to either compete in the SAFE Foundation's Student Challenge or receive a SAFE Foundation Scholarship or both.

Congratulations to Penn State’s GCSAA Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to this year's recipients of GCSAA scholarships! This year, four current Penn State students received scholarships

2-Year Program Alum wins MacCurrach Award

Golf Course Turfgrass Management 2-Year Program alum Jordan Carbone of Erin, Ontario, Canada, recently received the MacCurrach Award in the GCSAA Scholars Competition.

A Long Way from Home

We received this video of Nathan Wattier who will be entering the Golf Course Turfgrass Management Program (2-year resident program) this fall. In the video, Nathan talks about his career so far and why he chose to come to Penn State.

Brad Jakubowski hired as new Instructor of Plant Science

Penn State announced that Brad Jakubowski has been named new Instructor of Plant Science within the College of Agricultural Sciences and the Turfgrass Science Major. Jakubowski, currently a Penn State PhD graduate assistant studying performance testing of athletic fields, will start his new appointment on August 1st.

 
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