ASID MD – Bold Leaders in Design 3/7

Join ASID Maryland for it’s 2nd Bi-Annual BOLD LEADERS IN DESIGN SUMMIT | EXPO!

MARCH 7, 2017 | 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM | AT ELEVATIONS BY MYERS

Please register on Eventbrite:

This year Elevations Design Solutions by Myers is hosting!    .4 CEU event!

Bold designers and industry leaders come together across synergetic masteries for this innovative program designed to foster connection, collaboration, and action. Together we can design a more productive, healthier future for all.


Presenters and additional industry leaders will be present to answer any questions: Cambria Schluter-Systems North America Metrie Lutron Electronics HomerWood Premium Hardwood Flooring Garden State Tile Omega Cabinetry


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Collaborate with Marymount: Strong By Design-athon March 30 & Design for All Exhibition March 24- April 14, 2017

The 2017 Strong By Design-athon will be taking place Thursday March 30th and Friday March 31st here on Marymount’s Main Campus (Gerard Dining Hall, zones 1 and 2).
2807 North Glebe Road, Arlington VA 22207 
This year’s event will focus on Veterans.  Event info: event-brief_strong-by-designathon-2017
More information will be coming and will be accessed via, but over the next month we welcome your support in sharing the dates, encouraging your student participation, as well as helping us to find participants (veterans and practicing designers) to serve as user experts.  Registration will be posted in February.

The Design for All- Juried Exhibition to be on display in the MU Interior Design Gailhac Hallway in conjunction with the 2017 Strong By Design-athon.  We want to bring awareness of good design to a wider community.
Projects demonstrating Universal/ Inclusive Design Solutions will be displayed March 24- April 14, 2017. We are calling on you to support by sharing the documents- Call For Exhibition Projects  call-for-design-projects_design-for-all-exhibition-2017– to be submitted by February 20, 2017 the Exhibition Curator Susan Hergenrather
This new event for MU is inspired by the work of the Mount Ida College (coordinated by Assistant Professor Stephanie McGoldrick)- we thank them for their advice and assistance with our event planning!


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IIDA Student Event March 1st – 3rd Annual Cocktails + Close-Ups

3rd Annual Cocktails + Close-Ups
Student and Professional Networking Event
Wednesday, March 1st @ 6:00pm
Come join us as we help you take the next step in your professional career. Our Cocktails + Close-Ups event will give you the opportunity to have a headshot taken for your LinkedIn and other professional social media outlets, have your Resume reviewed, and mingle with DC design professionals from firms and manufacturers in the area.

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Graduating in MAY? – Apply March 15!

Graduation applications are Due Mar 15 for those finishing their degree or certificate in springradcap.pngg.


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Program Cover Art Contest! $250

Enter the Program Cover Art Contest for the Community College Humanities Association Conference, which is being hosted by CCBC. art-contestOur colleagues in the English department brought this to us, and they are excited to see what our students can create.

They have offered a generous $250 prize for the winning artwork!

Flyer with the details, including the theme, size, and deadline is here: cchacontestflyer  

Deadline May 17, 2017

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2017 BSO Show house committee

If you did not receive an email about the committee meeting – you are not on the list – email Laura Kimball at ASAP.

Concept proposals 2/16 1pm & 2/20 10am


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Interior Design Student wins 3rd in CCBC’S Center for Business Innovation 4th Annual Business Plan Competition

Join in Congratulating Nodji on this excellent achievement!

January 28, 2017:  Interior Design Student: M. Nodjinduba Maouyo won 3rd place in the CCBC’S Center for Business Innovation 4th Annual Business Plan Competition   For her business plan: roost + nest,  an affordable online interior design consultation service (Business plan project started in INTD 242 Business Practices for Interior Design course)

As a 3rd place winner she will receive $5,000 business seed money and as a top 6 winner she also receives:

  • Invitation to work with CBI’s incubation network in which a class of students who can help implement the business plan during the spring semester. The winners will receive support in the areas of marketing and sales, website development, technology, accounting, human resources, management and will gain access to investors and creditors.
  • Scholarships to attend a 11-week course designed to help entrepreneurs launch and grow their businesses.
  • Up to four one-hour coaching sessions with experts in the business community on such topics as accounting, legal, marketing, insurance, information technology, and project management.
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