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Academic Excellence Award

Academic Excellence Winner – Cody Malinak, Electrical Construction & Maintenance

A quietness resonates from Cody Malinak. His gentleness is like watching someone’s grandfather tinkering or teaching something to his grandchild in the workshop.  He is an old soul. You’ll find him on the third floor of Dunwoody, going from classroom to classroom in the electrical wing, helping faculty, greeting students and staff with a slight […]

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Student News

Finding her calling: Brynn Pavlica, Student Spotlight

Five years into a pharmacy technician position, Brynn Pavlica decided she needed a change. “I was bored out of my mind,” she said. Pavlica quit and hit the road, working music festivals across the country. Driving between Kansas City and Oregon, she became enthralled with the wind farms and the power they generate. She felt […]

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Dunwoody electrical students teach Richfield fourth graders

Dunwoody electrical students stood in front of an elementary classroom answering the kinds of questions that captivate young minds: “Why do birds not get shocked on wires?”  “Why do insulators not let electricity pass through?” and “What do electricians do?” More than a dozen Dunwoody students became teachers for a day, trying to inspire the […]

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Student News

Exploring Dunwoody Electrical Degrees

An in-depth look at two of Dunwoody’s fastest-growing programs: Electrical Construction Design & Management and Electrical Construction & Maintenance Magic. That’s how Electrical Construction & Maintenance Principal Instructor Polly Friendshuh describes electricity to her students on their first day of lecture. “When you think about it, you are teaching someone something that is basically invisible […]

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Commencement Student News

Academic Excellence Award: Peng Her

Peng Her Electrical Construction & Maintenance ’16 Fresno, California Peng Her’s path to Dunwoody was not an easy one—but it most certainly paid off. Growing up near Fresno, California, Her found himself living a lifestyle he didn’t want for himself anymore. Ready to make a change, he packed his bags, moved to Minnesota, and decided […]

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Industry Partners Student News Uncategorized

Klein Tools provides supplies to Electrical Construction & Maintenance program, awards student with Outstanding Graduate Award

As Dunwoody students and employees gear up for spring semester, the College would like to take a moment to congratulate our December graduates as well as thank an important donor and partner, Molly Kujawa from Klein Tools. “Molly has been involved with the electrical department for about seven or eight years now,” said Electrical Construction […]

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Industry Partners News Releases

Viking Electric, IDEAL Industries donate tools for Electrical Construction & Maintenance

IDEAL Industries Key Account Area Manager Gary Shantz recently spoke to first- and second-semester Electrical Construction & Maintenance students about new electrical hand tools and technology used by industry professionals. Following his presentation Shantz donated more than $1,500 worth of tools to the College on behalf of IDEAL Industries—including screwdrivers, wire strippers, drill attachments, wire […]