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Faculty & Staff Newsletter

January 2020

Extension Educator Mary Owen with Dean Tricia Serio ATG Award Honors Mary Owen

The Alumni Turf Group (ATG), founded in 2004, is a non-profit organization of UMass alumni that raises money for turf research and education at UMass.  Their primary fundraising effort, The Joseph Troll Turf Classic, is a golf tournament and dinner held annually at a prestigious golf course in the Northeast.  Each year, an individual who has made a substantial impact on the industry in the region is selected as the honoree for the event. Congratulations to Mary Owen, team leader, UMass Turf program who was the honoree for the 15th Annual event. CNS Dean Tricia Serio attended the ceremony held on September 3 at the Tournament Players Club Boston in Norton, Mass.