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Polar Explorer Will Steger to Keynote Dunwoody College 2017 Commencement

Dunwoody College of Technology is pleased to announce that Will Steger– environmentalist, author, educator, and explorer–will be the keynote speaker at the College’s Commencement on Saturday, May 20, at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Steger is known for his numerous polar expeditions, deep understanding of the environment, and his efforts to raise international awareness to environmental […]

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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 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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Architecture Students Present Design Proposals for Steger Wilderness Center Dining Hall

In August 2016, third-year Architecture students were asked to help design a brand new dining hall for the Steger Wilderness Center, an ecologically-focused building devoted to sustainability education and climate change solution. Splitting into three groups, the students spent their fall semester studying the land, documenting their experience, creating schematic designs of the hall, designing 3D digital […]

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Dunwoody Automotive adds online training for Audi and Subaru vehicles

 Latest offerings boost Dunwoody’s number of manufacturer programs to five. As the need for Automotive technicians continues to rise, so does Dunwoody’s list of program offerings. Dunwoody will soon offer online, add-on credentials for students interested in working on both Subaru and Audi vehicles. Audi is the College’s first European manufacturer program, which means Dunwoody is […]

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Dunwoody’s Cindy Martimo elected to second term as Secretary/Treasurer of IDEC

Dunwoody Interior Design Principal Instructor Cindy Martimo to start second term as the Secretary/Treasurer for the Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC). Earlier this month the Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) announced the 2017-2018 Board of Directors, naming Cindy Martimo Secretary/Treasurer for the third year in a row. The mission of IDEC is to advance interior design […]

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Birchwood Café Chef helps Architecture students design Steger Wilderness Center Dining Hall

Chef’s critiques and background in restaurant industry influences student James Matthes’ kitchen design. Earlier this year, third-year Architecture students were asked to help design and build a brand new dining hall for the Steger Wilderness Center, an ecologically-focused building devoted to sustainability education and climate change solution. The project—led by Architecture Instructor Molly Reichert and Center Founder […]

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3D printing: more than just modeling

3D Printing at Dunwoody is more than just prototyping of parts. Engineering Drafting & Design students were recently tasked with creating their own golf putters. Students designed putter heads in SolidWorks and printed prototypes using the College’s Stratasys 3D Printers. But they didn’t stop there. Students then took their models to Chicago Avenue Fire Arts […]