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Q&A with a Dunwoody Construction Project Supervision Alum

Dunwoody alumni are innovators, entrepreneurs, top technicians, and skilled workers.  Here is a quick Q&A with just one! Sarah Pendergast, ’13 Construction Project Supervision, ’12 Interior Design Construction Coordinator, Northern Tool & Equipment Q. Where is the weirdest place you have ever met a fellow alum? A. I was on a blind date with one. We started talking […]

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Changing Lives Through Scholarships: Paige Fischer

Scholarship Spotlight Paige Fischer, Industrial Engineering Technology Expected Graduation: May 2019 Women In Technical Careers (WITC) Scholarship, Graco Scholarship Industrial Engineering Technology student Paige Fischer always knew she wanted a hands-on career. Now in her second year at Dunwoody she is looking forward to a career as a manufacturing engineer in the medical device industry after she graduates. “I’m excited […]

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The entrepreneur: an alum profile

Meet Jack Mowry, ’48 Engineering Drafting & Design Technology On paper, Jack Mowry’s two companies, Metal Craft in Elk River, Minn. and Riverside Machine and Engineering in Chippewa Falls, Wisc., employ around 225 people. “But we think of it as 225 families,” says Jack, ’71 Engineering Drafting & Design. “We have all these families who […]

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Changing Lives Through Scholarships: Danny Treat

Scholarship Spotlight Danny Treat, Engineering Drafting & Design Expected Graduation: May 2017 Owen Family Fund for Prosperity Scholarship Danny Treat has always had a lot of interests in life. But Dunwoody College of Technology has given him the focus and drive he needed to steer those interests onto a promising career path. Growing up in […]

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The Self-Starter: An Alum Profile

Meet Vern Discher, ’48 Engineering Drafting & Design Technology Visit Vern and Shirley Discher’s Prior Lake home and you’ll see Dunwoody pride. A Dunwoody pennant hangs over the door in the den. Certificates acknowledging Vern’s membership in the Dunwoody 50-Year-Club and the Legacy Association are displayed on the wall, next to scores of family pictures […]

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A passion for solving problems: An alumni profile

Allen Wentland, ’86 Computer & Digital Systems Technician, has built a business by finding solutions When Allen Wentland, ’86 Computer & Digital Systems Technician, was hired as the first employee of the newly formed Washburn Computer Group he never imagined that the title behind his name would one day be “owner.” More than 25 years […]

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Q&A with a Dunwoody Computer Networking Technology Alum

Dunwoody alumni are innovators, entrepreneurs, top technicians, and skilled workers.  Here is a quick Q&A with just one! Andhi Michaux, ’03 Computer Networking Technology Chief HR Officer, Garda Capital Partners Q. Where is the weirdest place you have ever met a fellow alum? A. Atlanta. I have three siblings who live there and while visiting I […]

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From Manager to Owner: Lessons Learned

President and Owner of Delkor Systems Dale Andersen shared the lessons he learned during his transition from sales manager to company owner When Dale Andersen made the decision in 1999 to purchase Delkor Systems he went from being the Sales Manager to the company’s President and Owner. At the time, the company had sold off […]