High School Students to Team With Architects at DCC's Day of Design


January 22, 2010 – High school students with an interest in architecture will spend a day working with experts in the field at the Fifth Annual Dutchess Community College Day of Design on Feb. 6.

Local students in 10th, 11th and 12th grades will work with professional architects on a design project. By the end of the day, the students will have developed a concept board and architectural model.

Ten architects have volunteered their services for the program. Participating students are coming from school districts including Arlington, Poughkeepsie, Marlboro, New Paltz, Ketcham, Rhinebeck, John Jay, Our Lady of Lourdes, Spackenkill, Dover and Newburgh Free Academy.

The Day of Design will be held at the main DCC campus in Poughkeepsie in Taconic Hall room 103. The day will begin at 8:45 a.m. and conclude with the presentations of projects at 4 p.m.

A limited number of spaces are still available for students. For more information, or to register, contact David Freeman at (845) 431-8410 or freeman@sunydutchess.edu. More can be found at www.sunydutchess.edu/enact.

The program is sponsored by the DCC architecture faculty, the Dutchess Community College Foundation and Catskill Art and Office Supply.

Founded in 1957, Dutchess Community College is a two-year community college that has earned a reputation for providing an outstanding education at the lowest tuition in New York state. Its main campus is in Poughkeepsie, with a satellite campus in Wappingers Falls. For more information, visit www.sunydutchess.edu.