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PGMS Announces Eric Andrews As CGM #183

PGMS: Why did you want to become a CGM?
Andrews: I wanted to become a CGM to better myself professionally and to acquire a clear understanding of all the everyday activities that I complete as a Grounds Manager. The CGM opportunity along with other CGM’s advice drove my desire to complete the certification.
PGMS: What inspired you […]

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PGMS Announces William Douglas as CGM #182

PGMS: Why did you want to become a CGM?
Douglas: Professional growth and being able to network with others within PGMS were my main reasons for wanting to become a CGM.  Being recognized as the 182th CGM adds value to my career within the greens industry.
PGMS: What inspired you to pursue a career in the green industry?
Douglas: […]

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Georgia Institute of Technology Receives Re-Accreditation

Georgia Institute of Technology Landscape Services & Vehicle Management Honored with Prestigious PGMS Re-Accreditation
Forest Hill, MD (January 2018) – Georgia Institute of Technology has been re-accredited with a 4-star rating as part of the Professional Grounds Management Society’s (PGMS) Landscape Management and Operations Accreditation, it was announced by Accreditation Facilitator Joe Jackson, CGM. They were originally […]

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PGMS North Carolina Branch Needs Volunteers for Outreach Project

For the fifth year in a row the PGMS North Carolina Branch is hosting an outreach project at the Odd Fellows Cemetery, a landmark in Winston-Salem, N.C. that has fallen into disrepair and they need volunteers!
Click here for more details and information on how you can help.

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Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Landscape Management Honored with Prestigious PGMS Accreditation

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center was granted a 3-star Landscape Management and Operations Accreditation as awarded by the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS), it was announced by Accreditation Facilitator Joe Jackson, CGM.
Associate Director of Facilities Operations Terry Kreiser developed the accreditation submission and received the honor on behalf of the school. He […]

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2018 School of Grounds Management Summer Conference

Attendees will be treated to exclusive tours, top-notch education sessions featuring industry leading professionals and networking opportunities with fellow grounds professionals.
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
Click here to download the Summer Conference Brochure.
 
SCHEDULE:
Monday, August 6, 2018

7:00 a.m.
Breakfast at Hotel (on your own)

7:30 a.m.
Registration – Pick up your badge in the hotel lobby

8:00 a.m.
Buses depart for Hope College

8:30 a.m.
Tour of Hope College

9:45 a.m.
Education […]

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2017 Summer Conference

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED for the 2017 School of Grounds Management Summer Conference taking place July 24-25 in Charlotte, NC!

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PGMS Announces Donna Hibbs as CGM #169

The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) has announced that Donna Hibbs, CGM, director of landscaping and grounds at the Masonic Homes of Kentucky in Louisville, has become the 169th grounds management professional to successfully complete its Certified Grounds Manager (CGM) program.
PGMS: Why did you want to become a CGM?
Hibbs: I am so proud of where […]

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Texas A&M University Honored with Prestigious PGMS Accreditation

Texas A&M University (managed by SSC-Services for Education) was granted a 2-star Landscape Management and Operations Accreditation as awarded by the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS), it was announced by Accreditation Facilitator Joe Jackson, CGM.
“From the meeting with the Grounds Management Leadership Team, it was clear that they possess many of the right skill sets […]

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Brett McNish Becomes 168th CGM

The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) has announced that Brett McNish, CGM, supervisory horticulturist at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. has become the 168th grounds management professional to successfully complete its Certified Grounds Manager (CGM) program.
PGMS: Why did you want to become a CGM?
McNish: The CGM distinction adds a level of integrity and seriousness to the […]

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