Announcing: The 2017 Longwood Graduate Symposium & Travel Award!



Greetings from the Longwood Graduate Program!

Save the date and spread the word! The Longwood Graduate Symposium will be held on Friday, March 3, 2017.

The Longwood Graduate Program Symposium is a daylong event featuring speakers, panel discussions, and conversations on a topic geared towards public garden professionals. This year’s Symposium, Growing Together: Gardens Cultivating Change in the Economic Landscape, will explore research on the economic impact of gardens, advocacy for nonprofit organizations, effects of urban revitalization, and public gardens as economic drivers. For the third year in a row, a Travel Award will be given to eligible emerging professionals, including students, to engage a new generation in this important subject.   

Click here for additional information about the Travel Award, including the application. The deadline for applications is Sunday, January 8, 2017.

Further updates (including open registration and speaker announcements) will be posted through this blog ( as well as our Facebook page.

For questions about the Travel Award, please contact Erin Kinley at Questions about the Symposium event can be sent to Elizabeth Barton at

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