John Kaminski

Teaching Construction and Renovation

Teaching Construction and Renovation

October 19, 2015

As the Director of the Penn State Golf Course Turfgrass Management Program (the 2-Year Program), I am charged with teaching a lot of classes. In fact, I teach a total of eight classes ranging from communications to construction and renovation. It’s kind of ironic that I teach construction, because it’s definitely not my wheelhouse. I often rely on the idea of hands-on work as well as the use of outside speakers who have experience in specific projects. Read More

The Big 4-0!

The Big 4-0!

April 16, 2015

I recently decided to adjust how I use Facebook and all of my social media. Instead of talking turf all of the time, I figured I would integrate some of my hobbies and passions into my posts, as well. Read More

Attention to details

Attention to details

December 8, 2014

After reading a recent article about the state of turf programs in academia, I thought more closely about what it takes for young people to make it in the turfgrass industry. While a sound education, a well-developed portfolio and an intense drive are essential components, I believe the attention paid to the details separates those who have it from those who never will. Read More