Alex Alvarado, Electrical Construction & Maintenance When Alex Alvarado was a sophomore in high school he asked his father for advice on choosing a college. A veteran of the construction industry himself, Alvarado’s father didn’t hesitate to encourage him to pursue a career in the trades. “I liked that idea,” Alvarado said. And after taking […]
First year Architectural Drafting & Design student is WITC scholarship recipient Deino Wonosikou has always had a deep appreciation for the impact and role architecture plays in the broader community. It is an appreciation she gained while growing up and attending schools in several different countries, including Cameroun, Nigeria, and Portugal. And it’s an appreciation […]
Stella Robinson, Electrical Construction & Maintenance Stella Robinson has never backed down from a challenge. And she’s never followed a traditional path. That combination might be why she has found her calling in the Electrical Construction & Maintenance program at Dunwoody College of Technology. “Dunwoody is the exact reverse of what high school was like,” […]
Rex Vanyo is one of more than 100 students to receive the Shamrock Scholarship this year. The goal of the scholarship is to expand the workforce pipeline by providing academic support for students studying construction sciences and building technologies, engineering, and manufacturing.
Interior Design students collaborate on a restaurant inspired by a recipe Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes when developing a new restaurant concept? Dunwoody’s third-year Interior Design students got first-hand knowledge through group project work. Tasked to design a sister restaurant and basing their idea off the signature dish of the […]
When Abdullahi Omar Mohamed moved to the United States in 2014, he was 13 years old and knew very little English. But the language barrier didn’t stop Mohamed from pursuing his dreams. Now just three months from earning his degree in HVACR Systems Servicing, Mohamed is ready to take his next step. Before graduating from […]
Congratulations to the following students who have been named to Dunwoody College of Technology’s fall 2020 semester dean’s list. The students listed received this honor by achieving a 3.5 (or higher) grade point average during the fall 2020 semester (overall g.p.a. is not considered when calculating the semester dean’s list). To be considered, students must also have been full-time, […]
Third year student Faiza Duale has dreams of one day rebuilding and restoring beauty to her war-torn homeland of Somalia. “I was inspired by my family’s old house that was destroyed by the civil war” Duale said. “I decided to become an Architect to rebuild it and to design buildings with a warm and different […]