Graduate Research Symposium

The Department of Horticulture and Crop Science and the Graduate Research Symposium Planning Committee are proud to announce its annual Horticulture and Crop Science Graduate Research Symposium (GRS). The symposium is a great opportunity to see the progress of research in the department, and to interact with faculty, fellow students, and invited guests. The GRS regularly takes place during the spring semester, and its location alternates every year between the Wooster campus and the Columbus campus.


  • The HCS Graduate Research Symposium is organized entirely by the Horticulture and Crop Science Graduate Student Association. Your financial support is important for a successful and productive Symposium. The financial support will be used for food, transportation, and hotel expenditures.
  • We are seeking sponsorship from all industry and academia entities and individuals and establish sponsorship benefits based on your level of monetary support. Please donate by making checks payable to the Horticulture and Crop Science Department and mail them to this address (Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, 2021 Coffey Road, Columbus, Ohio 43210) or donating via We sincerely welcome your attendance at the event to network with students and faculty. If you are interested in contributing, and/or you would like to attend, please contact us with details.

2024 HCS Graduate Research Symposium

The 2024 HCS-GSA GRS will be taking place on March 21st & 22nd, 2024 at the Controlled Environment Agriculture Research Complex (CEARC) in Columbus. To register click here. Visit sites on the dropdown menu under the tab “Graduate Research Symposium” for more information.