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Barbara Leshyn

Advanced Instructor
490 W Campus Dr.
106B Saunders Hall
Blacksburg, VA 24061


I am 100% teaching. 

I teach Floral Design. The floral design program provides experiential learning in the art of floral design. The floral design programs designs and builds floral arrangements for approximately 15 large events every semester.  I am also an advisor to the Horticulture Club and National Collegiate Landscape Competition Team.


  • The business of art and design with flowers


  • M. A. Curriculum, Instruction and Design, Virginia Tech
  • B. A. Spanish, Virginia Tech
  • CFD Floral Design, American Institute of Floral Design

Currently Teach

  • Floral Design | 2011 to present
  • Landscape Practicum | 2015 to present

Previously Taught

  • Spanish for the Green Industry | 1999 to 2017
  • Horticulture Senior Seminar | 2010 - 2012
  • Certificate of Teaching Excellence, 2013 - 2014