Engaging Students

Impact on Smith Students in 2019

The Botanic Garden provided 28 leadership experiences for students consisting of: 
Twenty two on campus internships; ten during the summer, twelve during the academic year.  
Two internships with the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. 
Four experiences for student scholars; two Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) and two independent studies.

Fourteen Smith College educators enhanced their teaching through course design, guest lectures, hands-on activities, tours, demos, and curricular enhancement grants.

The Botanic Garden hosted seventeen special events, drawing in 1,013 Smith students. These included Late Nights at Lyman, Students-Only Flower Show Hours, and workshops on tea blending, perfume making, terrarium building, and DIY plant propagation.

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