Take a look at how engineering has evolved at Dunwoody — from the day the College opened its doors in 1914 to the launch of its School of Engineering in 2016. Happy #EngineersWeek2017!
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 […]
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 […]
Kate and William Hood Dunwoody founded the region’s only nonprofit polytechnic college over a century ago, which to date has produced more than 250,000 graduates. December 14 is always a special day at Dunwoody College of Technology. It marks the anniversary of its beginning. Over a century ago today, Kate and William Hood Dunwoody bequeathed […]
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 […]
Dunwoody College of Technology’s Haas Education Center recently added a new Haas VF-2 vertical milling machine to its collection. This state-of-the-art machine will expose second-year Machine Tool Technology students to multi-axis machining, tool probing, and part probing functions–giving these students experience with the latest tools in their industry. But it’s not just the machining students who […]
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 […]
Second-year Automated Systems & Robotics students were recently tasked with a simple assignment: to design an industrial robot program for any application of their choosing. According to Instructor Joey White, the only requirement was that “they needed to demonstrate the use of position registers, the offset motion option along with math instructions to make sequential […]