The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) reported that its 2014 School of Grounds Management was a success. The event was held during GIE+EXPO 2014 in Louisville, Ky.
Some highlights are as follows:
Three campuses were honored with the PGMS Landscape Management and Operations Accreditation. This program is a dynamic evaluation tool designed to be used by facilities and organizations that have a landscape services or grounds component. The campuses that were honored are University of California- Davis, University of Delaware and The College of Wooster.
PGMS honored several grounds professionals with numerous awards as part of their annual Awards Dinner that took place Friday, Oct. 24 during the 2014 School of Grounds Management & GIE+EXPO held in Louisville, Ky.
PGMS also installed the new board at the 2014 School of Grounds Management & GIE+EXPO. John Burns, CGM of the University of Texas in Austin was elected and installed as the new president.
PGMS recognized 26 grounds management programs for excellence in the Society’s 2014 Green Star Awards Competition. The 42nd annual awards were announced during the Society’s 2014 School of Grounds Management.