Congratulations from Your Student Speakers and Program Coordinators!!!



2021 is an exciting year to graduate and begin your careers.  Arborists and urban foresters are essential workers in high demand. Whether you are starting a tree care business, working for Stockbridge alumni, or continuing your education at UMass, you are all going to make a significant impact on the future by caring for our planet's trees.  Know that your hard-earned Stockbridge degree, and your Stockbridge family, will always be there to support you.  Congratulations, Class of 2021!  

Kristina Bezanson, Program Coordinator



Congratulations Landscape Contracting class of 2021! You have completed a rigorous program that combines horticulture, landscape design, landscape construction and business. If I could offer some words or advice:

  • Ask for help. Our network of alumni are happy to help you.
  • Whatever you are doing, do it the right way the first time.
  • Remember your alma mater, Stockbridge – Body, Heart and Soul!!

Stay in touch.  Mike Davidsohn, Program Coordinator



Congratulations and best wishes to you as you complete this step in your life and your career. Your determination, hard work, and skill have paid off, and you have earned your Associate of Science degree in Sustainable Food & Farming. I hope you have enjoyed your time at the Stockbridge School of Agriculture. Whether you continue towards the bachelor degree, or get out there to start working with your head, heart and hands, please keep in touch with us.  May your hopes and dreams become reality!



Congratulations Class of 2021 Sustainable Horticulture majors on your graduation. We celebrate you and your achievement of earning a college degree, especially under these challenging circumstances. Your adaptability and persistence in the last year are a testament to your determination to achieve this goal. We hope that your time in Stockbridge has been memorable and that you continue to cultivate your horticultural career. Our best wishes to you for success in your future endeavors.

Mandy Bayer, Program Coordinator



It has been a real pleasure getting to know you the last two years, even with the complications of the pandemic!  The 2021 graduates are truly a dedicated group of students, committed to the turfgrass industry as well as the Stockbridge School. I wish you all the best as you transition into what will surely be a rewarding career. We are always here if you need us, so please keep in touch!

Michelle DaCosta, Program Coordinator



Visit our new Stockbridge Web Store to purchase our shirts, baseball cap, coffee mug, umbrella, and alumni stickers.  An easy way for families to show pride in their new graduate while also supporting our school!


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Stockbridge Commencement Ceremony for Associate Degree Students

Stockbridge School of Agriculture will bring together both the classes of 2020 and 2021 for a Fall commencement ceremony, (probably Homecoming Weekend, November 6).  Friends, family, and faculty will be invited to this event.  Details, as they become known, will be posted to the Stockbridge website.


See the Stockbridge BS Senior Celebration Page

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