B.S. Horticulture from Kansas State University
Stan Beikmann grew up on a grain, forage and livestock farm in Washington, Kansas and graduated from Kansas State University with a BS in Horticulture and Design. He worked as a Landscape Architect III for the Kansas Highway Commission and served as Director of Fernwood Botanical Gardens at Niles, Michigan for 21 years prior to joining Andrews full-time in 1996. As Asstistant Professor of Horticulture and Landscape Design, He teaches twelve different annual and rotational classes in Horticulture and Landscape Design, advises students, and serves on a number of committees. He also serves as a part-time Director of Grounds for Andrews University. He is married and has two grown sons. "I work at Andrews" he says, " because I very much enjoy the Christian attitudes of my co-workers and I love 'my kids'. Helping them reach their potential as leaders of the future in this field and become honorable and Christian adults in their future lives is tremendously rewarding!"