Lesleighan Cravens, MS

Assistant Teaching Professor

Plant Science & Technology

Contact Information

Email CravensLe@missouri.edu
Phone 573-882-2625
Websites Tiger Garden
MU Floral Design
Mizzou Student Chapter of American Institute of Floral Designers, Inc.

B.S., Agricultural Education with Teaching Certification, University of Missouri
M.S., Agricultural Education and Leadership

Accreditation: American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD)

Certifications: Certified Floral Designer (CFD)
Professional Floral Communicator International (PFCI)


Lesleighan Cravens is a recipient of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Early Career in Teaching award and holds teaching duties within Plant Sciences.

Her teaching responsibilities include:

  • PLT_SCI 2220: Introduction to Floral Design
  • PLT_SCI 2221: Everyday Floral Design
  • PLT_SCI 3220: Special Occasions Floral Design
  • PLT_SCI 3221: Wedding Floral Design
  • PLT_SCI 3221: Retail Floral Management (WI)
  • AFNR 2191: Study Abroad Program to the Netherlands (Holland)

Lesleighan’s other academic responsibilities range from overseeing and supervising the operation of Tiger Garden, the student-operated floral shop on campus, to advising the Mizzou Student Chapter of the American Institute of Floral Designers organization. As the faculty advisor, she works to prepare students for regional/national competitions, expand students’ views of the floral industry and prepare students for careers within the industry.

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