High School Students Can Team with Architects at DCC's Day of Design

January 7, 2011 – High school students with an interest in architecture will have the opportunity to spend a day working with experts in the field at the Sixth Annual Dutchess Community College Day of Design on Feb. 5. 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.

Interested students may register by visiting www.sunydutchess.edu/enact and clicking the Day of Design 2011 link. The program is free, but openings are limited and registration must be completed by Jan. 31.

The day will begin at 8:45 a.m. and conclude with the presentations of projects at 4 p.m.

Ten architects have volunteered their services for the program.

For more information, contact DCC Architecture Program Chair David Freeman at (845) 431-8410 or freeman@sunydutchess.edu.

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.