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High school grad is looking ahead to a career in the Electrical Construction field

Thomas Taylor won’t start his Electrical Construction & Maintenance degree program at Dunwoody until this fall, but the recent Bloomington Kennedy High School graduate already has a plan for his future. “I have my perfect plan,” Taylor said. “My plan is to graduate, work in Minnesota for five years, and then I’m going to move […]

Academic Excellence Award

Academic Excellence Award: Donald Posterick

Donald Posterick Electronics Engineering Technology Grand Rapids, Minnesota Described by faculty as a student who demonstrates “a focused determination to succeed and an outstanding desire to excel,” Donald Posterick earned not only the Academic Excellence Award in Robotics & Manufacturing, but he also received this year’s Student Leadership Award from the Dunwoody Alumni Association. “Donald […]

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Academic Excellence Award: Luke Smith

Luke Smith Web Programming & Database Development Mound, Minnesota Leaving a job he’d held for 15 years and going back to college was a big decision for Luke Smith, but earning a degree in Web Programming & Database Development and securing a new position as a Digital Content Developer has made everything worth it. Originally […]

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Changing Lives Through Scholarships: Danny Treat

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 […]

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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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Honor Roll Spotlight: Gary N. Petersen

Gary N. Petersen Retired President and COO of Minnegasco Dunwoody Board of Trustees 1990-present Gary Petersen has always approached his service to Dunwoody College of Technology with a “never say no” philosophy. For the retired President and Chief Operating Officer of Minnegasco (now Centerpoint Energy) this has translated into 25 years of volunteer service as […]