Category Archives: Professional Outreach Project

2013 Professional Outreach Project Begins

Each summer the Longwood Graduate Program partners with an outside organization to accomplish a task that is both beneficial to the partner organization and educational for the fellows. In April the (then) first-year fellows sat down for the first meeting … Continue reading

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POP 2012 Comes to an End

Summer is at an end, and so, sadly, is this year’s Professional Outreach Project (POP). On October 8th the Fellows had their third and final POP Advisory Committee (POPAC) meeting. Since the last POPAC meeting, we have been working to … Continue reading

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POP 2012 Update

The Fellows have been hard at work all summer on the Professional Outreach Project at Awbury Arboretum.  The project began by researching examples of inviting entryways and effective internal signage at similar institutions so that the same could be developed … Continue reading

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POP 2012 at Awbury Arboretum

The Fellows received several excellent proposals for the Professional Outreach Project this spring and selected Awbury Arboretum.  Now that the First Year Fellows have joined the group, POP 2012 is officially underway!  Objectives The POP 2012 project aims to use … Continue reading

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Requests for Proposals

We are now accepting proposals for the 2012 Professional Outreach Project (POP) if you are located approximately within a 60 mile radius of Newark, DE!  What is POP? Each year the Fellows collaborate with a local client institution to create … Continue reading

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POP Comes to a Successful End!

The LGP Fellows have at last completed their 2011 POP project!  After collective research, they broke into two teams: programming and membership.  The Fellows used their extensive research to identify new programmatic activities that will serve to connect the Scott … Continue reading

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POP So Far

photographs by James Hearsum This summer the Fellows busily worked on POP with two overarching goals in sight. The first was to develop programming that speaks to the mission of the Scott Arboretum while increasing involvement of the Swarthmore community … Continue reading

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Longwood Fellows “POP” into the Scott Arboretum!

(written by Sara Levin, photographs by Raakel Toppila) The Professional Outreach Project (POP) is an annual collaboration between the Longwood Graduate Fellows and various horticulture organizations.  Recent projects have included developing a garden design concept for the Delaware Health and … Continue reading

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Planting Hope, Harvesting Recovery (Established in 2010)

The “summer” 2010 Professional Outreach Project has officially come to a close. We’ve presented to our Advisory Committee and the DHSS Garden Project Team Steering Committee, and incorporated their edits and advice. At the end, we’ve produced a full color … Continue reading

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An End in Sight, or is it Just the Beginning?

This week, an enormous document cumulating three months worth of research was sent out to the Professional Outreach Advisory Committee (POPAC) for review. Included in the document is the layout for the Delaware Health and Social Services (DHSS) Holloway Campus … Continue reading

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