Construction Management students in the Construction Materials & Methods 2 course recently created fabric tension structure models, some of which will be constructed on a larger scale later in the semester. Senior Instructor Jim Strapko says the project mimics what students will experience in industry. “With each new project, construction professionals are presented with opportunities […]
The National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) recently informed Dunwoody’s Automotive Service Technology program (AUTO) that it continues to meet the requirements for NATEF Master Automobile Service Technology Accreditation–the highest level of achievement recognized by NATEF. This follows a yearlong extensive review process, which included a self-review by the AUTO Program Advisory Committee in May […]
A team of Dunwoody College of Technology Design & Graphics Technology students won first place in both categories of the Association of Independent Corrugated Converters (AICC) Annual Student Packaging Design Competition “Design to an Opportunity.” The 2014 competition was a three-part structural and graphic design project and 27 colleges nationwide participated. The Dunwoody team–Stephanie […]
The Machine Tool Technology program brought home the prize for “Best Student CNC Project” at the 2013 Haas Technical Education Centers (HTEC) National Conference held July 15 in Edmonton, Alberta. The conference was hosted at Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT), a leader in supplying trained machinists and operators to support the booming oil industry. […]
Thanks to a generous donation from Mortenson Construction, the roof of Dunwoody College of Technology now houses 10 solar panels. The 255 watt, 37.8 V DC panels were recently installed by Electrical Construction & Maintenance Technology Instructor Steve Lee and Electrical Program Manager Chad Kurdi. The solar panels will generate 2.5 kilowatt at 338 V […]
In February the Dunwoody College of Technology TTEN (Toyota Technical Education Network) program was recognized as No. 2 among 54 TTEN schools nationwide.
Such an accomplishment is worth celebrating, and Toyota made it easy by providing funds for 32 Dunwoody students, alumni and staff members to spend the afternoon of June 14 racing go-carts at Stockholm Motorsports Park in Cokato as well as lunching on catered food from Famous Dave’s.
The American Technical Educators Association (ATEA) honored Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. with is Silver Award for Excellence at its March 21, 2012, annual conference. The award recognizes Toyota’s commitment to technical education through its’ Technician Training Education Network (T-TEN). Dunwoody College, which is a T-TEN site, nominated Toyota for the award. T-TEN supports participating schools […]