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 AU INTERIOR DESIGN STUDENTS WIN DESIGN EXCELLENCE AWARDS

On May 26 - June 17, 2011, Steelcase Corporate Development Center, Grand Rapids will host Three (3) School of Interior Design Students for having been selected from a panel of external Design Professionals for their Design Excellence.

The students were charged with designing a Steelcase Furniture Dealership of the Future to be located in Greenville, SC.

The Design professionals who served as Jurors selected the following students’
1st place: Anna Peek
2nd place: Samantha Welcome
Honorable Mention: Nicole Parnell

These students will travel to Grand Rapids, Michigan on the Steelcase Corporate Jet. They will meet the “Futurist Designers, Furniture Designers, and Engineers” at the Research and Development Center. Visit all of the Steelcase Campus to include: Steelcase University and Steelcase Facilities.

The Corporate Chef will prepare Dinner while students dine in the Frank Lloyd Wright designed home, the Meyer May House, which is a museum owned by Steelcase. Hotel and all meals will be taken care of by Steelcase.

Please visit Steelcase at:
http://www.steelcase.com/en/company/where/locations/pages/key-buildings.aspx 

Anderson University is a comprehensive university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention offering bachelors and masters degrees. Anderson is ranked in the Top Tier (top 21) of colleges and universities in the South, and one of 68 “Up and Coming” schools to watch in America, by U. S. News & World Report. It is the #1 “Up and Coming” school in The South according to that publication.  Anderson has also been named one of “Americas 100 Best College Buys,” Located in The Upstate region of South Carolina near the foothills of the Appalachians, Anderson University features a rigorous education in a supportive Christian environment.

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