Endowments

We appreciate your support of the Department of Horticulture. Gifts from alumni and friends ensure the continued vitality of the department as we recruit and retain exceptional students and faculty, while providing first-rate educational opportunities and facilities. We invite you to consider the funds discussed below.

Your gifts are tax-deductible. Contribute online via secure connection by selecting a link.

Your commitment to the department's mission may be expressed by donating to one of the following areas:


Allan M. Armitage Professorship

Dr. Allan Armitage is internationally known for his multifaceted teaching research in new crops for the garden and greenhouse.

T. H. McHatton Horticulture Endowment

The University of Georgia Horticulture Department is aggressively planning for its second century of effective research and teaching programs and has established the T.H. McHatton Horticulture Department Endowment Fund to help attain its goals.

Paul Thomas Floriculture Scholarship Endowment

Dr. Paul Thomas' desire was to see students studying floriculture receive funding for their studies. Help us make this scholarship endowment a reality.

Michael A. Dirr Professorship

Dr. Michael A. Dirr's lifelong passion for horticulture has positively influenced a generation of students, gardeners, nursery- men, and professional horticulturists. His teaching, research, and writing have made an immeasurable impact on the Green Industry, not only in Georgia, but throughout the Nation.

Organic Agriculture Support Fund

Growing food that brings us enjoyment, health, and sustenance is one of the cornerstones of horticulture.