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The Graduate Student Horticulture Society (GSHS) was established to foster an atmosphere of collegiality and camaraderie among graduate students and with faculty members in the Department of Horticulture.

Newly elected GSHS officers for the 2022-23 academic year.

Co-Presidents: Sammie Lyle and Carly Strauser

Treasurer: Anne Carey

Historian: Taylor Mauch

GPSS Senator: Shillah Kwikiiriza

HORT DEI Committee Chair: Sammie Lyle

Plant Sale Chairs: Ryan Niepagen & Jerimiah Johnson

Social Chair: Dalena Rogers


Active membership is open to all horticulture graduate students while associate membership is available to any graduate student at Iowa State University. The GSHS meets monthly, usually for lunch, and informally at other times throughout the semester. Recently, the GSHS planned and held a very successful plant sale, with proceeds dedicated to future social and educational opportunities. (missing from this photo are Ryan Niepagen and Thomas Donelan)


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