Senior Lecturer, Plant, Soil and Agricultural Systems
Office Phone: 618 | 453-3701
Building Location: Agriculture Building, Room 180-A
Amy Boren began teaching horticulture classes at SIU in 1991. Her previous experience included curriculum development in horticulture and conducting a horticulture program at a high school vocational center for 3 ½ years.
- Coordinating landscape projects designed and installed by horticulture classes
- Promoting agricultural literacy with K – 12th grade teachers through Summer Agriculture Institutes. Participating teachers earn graduate credit or professional development credits.
- Replacing existing COA greenhouse with up-to-date facilities needed to prepare students for jobs in industry
- HORT 228, Flower Arrangement
- HORT 324, Landscape Annuals
- HORT 326, Landscape Perennials
- HORT/PSAS 423 Greenhouse Management
- HORT/PSAS 424 Floriculture
- HORT/PSAS 432 Garden Center/Nursery Management
- M.S. Agricultural Education, Southern Illinois University
- B.S. Plant and Soil Science, Southern Illinois University
- B.S. Agricultural Education, Southern Illinois University
- A.A.S Commercial Floriculture, Danville Jr. College
Recent Publications and Awards
- College of Agriculture, Outstanding Non Tenure Track Teaching Excellence Award – 2015, 2006, 2005
- Illinois Leadership Council for Agricultural Education, Perry Schneider Special Award for Agricultural Education – 2013.
- Don Elkins Excellence in Education Award, COA - 2011
- All Ag Banquet Honors Students. Faculty, Alumni [The Saluki Times, 03/08/2011]