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New Partnership with Raise The Barr will Help Support Single-Parent Students with Housing, Childcare

The partnership will benefit students in the College’s Women in Technical Careers program Dunwoody College of Technology, a leader in hands-on technical education, today announces an innovative new partnership with Raise The Barr (RTB), a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing opportunity and economic mobility for single-parent families through higher education. This partnership, Raise The Barr’s […]

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Finding her Path to a Career in Construction

Construction Project Management student and WITC recipient looking forward to a career in the industry One summer afternoon, Sophia Krocak received a call from an unknown number. Little did she know that one conversation would set her on an exciting career path. Krocak had been awarded Dunwoody’s Women in Technical Careers (WITC) scholarship, which provides […]


How to Help Women Enter the Technical Workforce

By Maggie Whitman, Associate Director of Women’s Initiatives, Dunwoody College of Technology Historically low levels of unemployment has led Minnesota companies to place an even greater importance on their ability to recruit and retain workers. Gene Rebeck discusses this trend in the December issue of Twin Cities Business and identifies three key areas for companies to […]

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Minnesota Multi Housing Association awards Construction Project Management student with MADACS Award

Congratulations to Construction Project Management student and WITC Scholarship recipient Marydithe Edgerton, who was recently awarded with a Multi housing Achievement in Design, Advertising and Community Support (MADACS) Award in Individual Maintenance. The Award—given annually by the Minnesota Multi Housing Association (MHA)—recognizes an individual who independently manages the maintenance of an apartment building while also […]

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Women in Technical Careers Scholarship Provides More Than Financial Support

Women in Technical Careers (WITC) is Dunwoody’s new scholarship program designed to help women students succeed in technical degree programs at Dunwoody. Recipients of the scholarship receive $20,000 in scholarship funding and childcare assistance if needed. However, WITC is much more than just financial assistance. It also serves as a series of support services and […]


Kate’s Club members visit woman-owned Iron Maiden Metal Fabricating

Earlier this month, nine Dunwoody women visited the woman-owned blacksmithing and metalwork shop Iron Maiden Metal Fabricating located in Minneapolis. According to “Iron Maiden Metal Fabricating is a one-woman custom metal fabricating company run by Heather Young. She’s worked in the metalwork business since 1995, first as an office assistant and then in the shop. […]