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Author(s):Mason, Tom
Author Affiliation:Rieke Endowment Chairperson
Title:The Professors Endowment Fund - nurturing a valuable relationship!
Source:Newsnotes (Michigan Turfgrass Foundation). Spring 2006, p. 15.
# of Pages:1
Publishing Information:Lansing, MI [Saginaw, MI]: Michigan Turfgrass Foundation
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Michigan State University; Education; Fundraising; Michigan Turfgrass Foundation
Abstract/Contents:Profiles the Rieke Endowment, "created to support a graduate assistant." Highlights the history of the Michigan Turfgrass Foundation (MTF) and the turf management program at Michigan State University (MSU). States that "Michigan State University was positioned in the 1960's to attain prominence as a leader in educating turf managers and researching turf problems...Turf students that graduated from MSU didn't stop being students when they left school. They provided real life test plots for the professors. The professors learned from the students. The professors and students learned to network with each other. The professors were responsive to...problems. The students worked to raise money to study turf problems and build the infrastructure...[called] the MTF."
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Mason, T. 2006. The Professors Endowment Fund - nurturing a valuable relationship!. Newsnotes (Michigan Turfgrass Foundation). p. 15.
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