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Never ending creativity: Sam Haak, Interior Design, Student Spotlight

Interior Design junior Sam Haak has always known she had a passion for design. After changing lanes from marketing, Haak found a home within the Dunwoody’s Construction Sciences & Building Technology program. Driven to succeed, Haak is an active student within her program. Haak says that Dunwoody was her first choice because of the College’s […]

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Making the world a more beautiful place: Summer McGrath, WEM Scholarship Recipient

Scholarship Spotlight: Summer McGrath, ’19 Interior Design The decision to pursue a career in Interior Design was not immediately obvious for Dunwoody student Summer McGrath. But when her senior year of high school rolled around and it was time to apply for colleges, McGrath knew she needed to pick a path. “It sounds silly, but […]

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Dunwoody’s Cindy Martimo elected to second term as Secretary/Treasurer of IDEC

Dunwoody Interior Design Principal Instructor Cindy Martimo to start second term as the Secretary/Treasurer for the Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC). Earlier this month the Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) announced the 2017-2018 Board of Directors, naming Cindy Martimo Secretary/Treasurer for the third year in a row. The mission of IDEC is to advance interior design […]

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Student-designed furniture, home office to be displayed at 2016 MSP Home & Design Show

Dunwoody partnership sparks scholarship, real-world experience for five Interior Design students. Interior Design Students Maggie Ellsworth, Alex Lord, Lise Hanley, Lydia Faison, and Megan Augustine have been quite busy this summer—building their skills, their portfolio, and their own furniture. The five senior students will present design ideas and several work samples at the very first […]

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Two Interior Design students design show sets for Northwest Community Television

Late last year, Northwest Community Television (NWCT)—a non-profit organization that offers free production classes, equipment use, and channel time to those in the northwestern suburbs of the Twin Cities—realized they needed a change. “Our current TV sets were outdated, falling apart, and overdue for an overhaul,” Studio Manager Nikki Jackett said. And as the 2015 […]

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Dunwoody & Mortenson Construction Win “Best Meal Award” at 2015 CANstruction

Team Donates 6,000 + Canned Goods to Second Harvest Heartland Dunwoody’s Construction Sciences & Building Technology Department teamed up with Mortenson Construction for the 2015 Minneapolis CANstruction fundraiser—an annual event where participating teams build colossal structres made entirely out of cans of food. The CANstruction team earned the “Best Meal” Award at the event, which […]

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Dunwoody-Built Fish House To Be Raffled at Rebuilding Together Twin Cities Fundraiser

Over the last seven months, Dunwoody students and faculty have been building a one-of-a-kind, luxury fish house. The house is part of a fundraising project for Rebuilding Together Twin Cities, which makes critical home repairs for Twin Cities’ homeowners in need. The 128 square-foot house was designed and built by Dunwoody students and faculty from […]

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Two Dunwoody 2015 Graduates are Finalists in Sherwin-Williams STIR Student Design Challenge

Two 2015 Interior Design graduates—Andrea Mbali and Jessica Curtis—are among the ten finalists in the Sherwin-Williams STIR Student Design Challenge. The challenge—open to all students in the United States, the District of Columbia and Canada—provides applicants with an opportunity to create and submit a color rendering of an interior space for a residential and/or a […]