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Professor Norah Hunter

Academic Profile

Name:

Norah Tenney Hunter

Where did you grow up?

San Diego and Pleasanton, California and Gladstone, Oregon

Landscape management classes you teach:

Floral Design and Interior Plants and Landscapes

Favorite plant (landscape):

Ornamental Pear Tree and Forsythia

Favorite song:

"My Favorite Things" from The Sound of Music

Favorite movie:

"Princess Bride"

Favorite book:

"The Seamstress" "Grapes of Wrath" and now reading "Teacher Man" by Frank McCourt

Favorite activity when not working:

cooking and baking with my kids

Favorite food:

chicken tortilla soup

One reason, besides the great students, why you chose to teach at BYU:

Well... this is Zion!

One great thing about the Landscape Management degree:

Students learn by doing; gain a lot of knowledge and experience and have fun, and then land great and diverse jobs that they can actually enjoy. The Student Career Days is unique to our industry in which the students, faculty, and industry merge together to benefit all. We all want to work together to help out the students.

One recent adventure:

Last June stayed at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, where they have 9 acres of interior gardens...SPECTACULAR! Then in August, went to Atlanta to pick up a son from his mission...went to lots of Civil War sites, the Atlanta temple, Stone Mountain and a Braves game.

In your opinion, where is the Landscape Management major headed?

Great things lead to greater things!

Why Landscape Management
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10 Reasons You Should Study Landscape Management
BYU is consistently ranked as one of the top 3 Landscape Management programs in the nation by the National Association of Landscape Professionals.
July 18, 2019 08:07 AM
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