Category: Graduate Alumni | Interior Architecture

MFA Alumni Stories

View Past Thesis Titles »


Posted on October 11, 2023

Behind the brick façade of UNC Greensboro’s Ferguson building lies a new escape, both for learning and calming: a sensory […]

Abby Nelson (Gentry), MFA 2012

Posted on January 18, 2023

Abby Nelson ‘12 (MFA Interior Architecture with a concentration in Historic Preservation) spent her time with the UNC Greensboro’s Interior […]

Jessica Ocasio Adorno

Jessica Ocasio Adorno, MFA 2018

Posted on March 2, 2021

Interior Designer and Selections Coordinator, BuildSense In 2016, Jessica Ocasio Adorno moved to North Carolina and began her graduate studies […]

Emily Reichenbach

Emily Reichenbach (Miller), MFA 2018

Posted on August 14, 2020

Interior Designer, Morris-Berg Architects Emily began her MFA in Interior Architecture at UNC-G in 2015 and was further embedded into […]


Malaknaz Modaresnezhad, 2016

Posted on June 30, 2020

Architectural Associate, Integrus Architecture Malaknaz received her bachelor’s degree in architecture in 2011 from Iran and worked there for multiple […]


Isabel Leon Villasmil, MFA 2018

Posted on June 24, 2020

Interior Designer, DTW Architects & Planners Originally from Venezuela, Isabel moved to Greensboro, NC to pursue her MFA in Interior […]

Emily-Kate Hannapel

Emily-Kate Hannapel, MFA 2018, HP certificate 2017

Posted on June 24, 2020

Designer, Four Over One Design After graduating in 2018, Emily-Kate joined Four Over One Design in Durham, where she works […]

Cat French

Cat French, MFA 2015

Posted on December 15, 2017

Principal and Owner Catherine French Design, LLC Chapel Hill, NC Cat French is the founder and principal of Catherine French […]

Jack Kennedy

Jack Kennedy, MFA 2016

Posted on December 15, 2017

Architectural Designer Meadors Architecture Charleston, SC Jack is an enabler for the clients he works with; listening and working with […]