IIDA STUDENT EVENTS

2013 IIDA Student Design Charette Winners

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[Pictured above: IIDA Student Members discuss their design plans for the IIDA Student Design Charette]

Design students from across the country teamed up for the 2013 IIDA Student Design Charette at NeoCon 2013. After a spirited six-hour competition, each team presented its design solution for a repose lounge in The Merchandise Mart.

The winners of this year’s competition are:

First Place:
Juan Devia, Student IIDA
St. Louis Community College at Meramec

Heather Nyc, Student IIDA
Illinois State University

Elizabeth Young, Student IIDA
Purdue University

Moeko Hara, Student IIDA
New England School of Art and Design at Suffolk University

Chelsea Hughes, Student IIDA
Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design

Second Place:
Megan May, Student IIDA
Art Institute of Atlanta

Melanie Murata, Student IIDA
Florida State University

Sarah Schaub, Student IIDA
Philadelphia University

Kate Hespenheide, Student IIDA
California State University — Long Beach

People’s Choice:
Amy Ogonowski, Student IIDA
Savannah College of Art & Design — Atlanta

Will Fisher, Student IIDA
Kansas State University

Carrol Casburn, Student IIDA
Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design

Sara Allen, Student IIDA
University of North Texas

Alexandra Leigh, Student IIDA
Virginia Commonwealth University

To view photos from the Student Design Charette and to see the winners, please visit the photo gallery HERE.

Students Gain Insight at IIDA Career Bootcamp™

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[Pictured above: the IIDA Career Bootcamp panelists answer student questions]

On Wednesday, June 12 — the last day of NeoCon — students attended the IIDA Career Bootcamp, where they listened to a panel of experts who shared knowledge and insight on how best to start a successful design career. From basic information on how to land an interview to helpful advice on navigating the job search process Panelists included Carlos Martinez, FIIDA, Gensler; Diana Pisone, IIDA, Ted Moudis Designs; Mindi DeVries, Associate IIDA, Harley Ellis Devereaux; and Laura Schempp, The Dobbins Group.

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