Faculty & Staff Profile

Theresa Helgeson

Lab Services Coordinator
Agriculture and Natural Resources Department
(218) 281-8120


  • Work with faculty and staff to coordinate greenhouse and classroom space

  • Supervision of student workers

  • Maintain, collect and preserve plant materials; move and prepare soil

  • Maintain facilities, plant materials, equipment, and teaching supplies

  • Coordinate day to day operation of the greenhouses and lab facilities

Associated Majors

Research Interests

  • Hardiness Trials

  • Breeding Hostas

Awards, Distinctions, and Honors

  • 2014 Outstanding Alumni Award

  • 2009 Distinguished Civil Service, AFSCME Clerical/Technical or Teamster Award

Educational Background

  • B.S. Horticulture, University of Minnesota, Crookston


  • Non-Commercial Pesticide Certification

  • Minnesota Nursery & Landscape Association (MNLA) Certified Professional in Garden Center, Grower and Landscape Design

Professional Memberships

  • National Hosta Society

  • Minnesota Nursery Landscape Association

  • Minnesota Horticulture Society