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Academic Excellence Award – Kyle Brockett

Surveying & Civil Engineering Technology Kyle Brockett came to Dunwoody College hoping to add more life skills to an already full back pocket. After nine years of active duty in the U.S. Army as an airborne paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division and Military Intelligence with 3rd Special Forces Group, Brockett finished his military tour […]

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The Top 5 Reasons Why You should Consider Becoming a Surveyor

In honor of Global Surveyors’ Day (March 21, 2022), which falls within National Surveyors Week, we wanted to share some of the best things about this in-demand profession.   You don’t want a desk job  Land surveying is perfect for people who don’t want to be in an office all day and who enjoy getting outside. […]

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Land Surveying certificate offers additional job opportunities to those with bachelor’s degrees

Why four students chose to change career paths and head back to college. Better pay. More job opportunities. The ability to work outside. A more defined career path. Those are just a few of the reasons why—despite already having bachelor’s degrees—Kyle Knutson, Chris Johnson, Stanley Silverberg, and Briana Johnson decided to go back to college. […]

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Dunwoody Surveying students place 1st in 2016 NSPS Student Competition

Second-year students Wyatt Spencer, BJ Klenke, Doug Pouliot, Joe Irey, Brandon Davis, Jake Blue and team observer Patrick Kowal took first place in the two-year degree program category of the 2016 National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) Student Competition earlier this month. The annual event—which was held in conjunction with the 2016 Surveying & Mapping […]

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Surveying & Civil Engineering Technology students calculate circumference of earth using ancient and modern methods

  After studying Greek astronomer Eratosthenes’ methods to calculate the circumference of the earth, students in the Geodetic & Controls Surveys class recreated the process using ancient–276 BC–methods and modern technology. Second-semester students Wyatt Spencer, Jake Blue, Jeremy Brunell, Joe Irey, BJ Klenke and Brandon Davis gathered background information about Eratosthenes from the book “Elementary […]

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RDO Integrated Controls supplies Topcon equipment to Surveying & Civil Engineering Technology Program

Dunwoody’s Surveying & Civil Engineering Technology students are using state-of-the-art Topcon equipment thanks to RDO Integrated Controls. RDO Integrated Controls provided the program with four Topcon HiPer SR GNSS receivers and Telsa data collectors with Magnet software at a low cost rental for the school year.  The HiPer SR is a Global Navigation Satellite System […]

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Surveying & Civil Engineering Technology now offered during the day

Starting in August 2014 Surveying & Civil Engineering Technology will be offered as a daytime program at Dunwoody College. The program has been offered at Dunwoody since the early 1920s, but starting in 2001 classes only became available in the evenings. Surveying & Civil Engineering Technology Principal Instructor Kelly Ness says the switch to days will […]