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Machine Tool Alum Provides Lead Gift for New School of Engineering

Dunwoody College of Technology is thrilled to announce a $2 million gift from Ray, ’65 Machine Tool, and Nylene Newkirk for the new School of Engineering. Newkirk founded Tape, Inc., which filed nine patents for fusion bonding thermoplastics and developed a proprietary line of machinery known as Hydra Sealers. He sold Tape, Inc. in 1987 […]

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Q&A with a Dunwoody Auto Alum

Dunwoody alumni are innovators, entrepreneurs, top technicians and skilled workers.  Here is a quick Q&A with just one! Jeremy Leisenheimer, ’06 Automotive Service Technology Emergency Vehicle Technician & Fleet Manager, City of Rochester Fire Department Q. Where is the weirdest place you have ever met a fellow alum? A. At Chester’s Kitchen and Bar in Rochester. […]

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Q&A with a Dunwoody Baking Alum

Dunwoody alumni are innovators, entrepreneurs, top technicians and skilled workers.  Here is a quick Q&A with just one! Tiffiny Meinert, ’88 Baking Owner, Tiffiny’s Tipton Bakery Q. Where is the weirdest place you have ever met a fellow alum? A. I live in very rural Iowa so I have not met a fellow Dunwoody alum yet. […]

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Dunwoody welcomes more than 400 alumni to proud tradition

This weekend, Dunwoody welcomed over 400 new alumni to its long history of outstanding graduates. The College’s Commencement Ceremony took place at the Minneapolis Convention Center at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 21. In his keynote speech, S. Scott Crump, co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer of Stratasys Ltd., shared the experiences, personal habits and attributes that […]

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Stratasys Co-Founder S. Scott Crump to Keynote Dunwoody College 2016 Commencement

Dunwoody College of Technology is pleased to announce that S. Scott Crump, Co-Founder of Stratasys, Ltd, the leading organization for 3D printing innovation, will be the keynote speaker at the College’s Commencement on Saturday, May 21, at the Minneapolis Convention Center. About S. Scott Crump Scott Crump is the Chief Innovation Officer of Stratasys, focused […]

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Developing a Leadership Mindset: Five Points

Ted Ferrara, ’77 Refrigeration, describes his personal leadership as a “work in process,” not a “work in progress.” “Some days progress, some days regress, but all days are part of a process,” Ferrara said. One of the owners of Standard Heating & Air Conditioning, a local, family-owned business, Ferrara shared his thoughts on leadership during the […]

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Dunwoody College celebrates Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, and Dunwoody is celebrating in some very exciting ways! Starting tomorrow, the College has several women-focused events on campus, including: The 76th Diversity Forum: Women’s History Month with guest speaker Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson. March 15, 12:30 p.m. in the McNamara Center Contact: lparvis@dunwoody.edu A Kate’s Club Meeting for […]

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Honor Roll Spotlight: Norwood “Woody” Nelson

When Woody Nelson graduated from Dunwoody in 1960 he could never have imagined where his degree would take him. The Electrical General degree not only landed him his first job doing electrical maintenance and repair work in the J&L Steel mines in Northern Minnesota, it also opened the doors that would eventually lead him into […]