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Dr. Amanda Gale is a board member for the Journal of Interior Design as of May 1st, 2021.

Congratulations to Dr. Amanda Gale who got tenure as an associate professor on August 1st, 2021.

Welcome to Cameron John (lecturer) who was recently hired as a lecturer in the Department of Interior Architecture.

Welcome to Derek Toomes (Assistant Professor) and Matthew Jones (Academic Professional), who were recently hired to full-time positions in the Department of Interior Architecture.

 Travis Hicks is the recipient of the 2020 IDEC Community Service Award.

Jo Leimenstoll is the recipient of the UNCG Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award for 2019-2020 and Director of the UNCG Main Street Fellows Program from its inception in 2016 through April 2020.

Dr. Amanda Gale and Dr. Anna Marshall-Baker received the 2020 Award of Excellence, Best Design Research Presentation, “Multidisciplinary Views Regarding Interior Design Features That Promote Student Wellbeing,” Interior Design Educators Council.

Stephen Skorski Recently completed two international solo art exhibitions at the Ye Gallery in Gumi, South Korea, the Anhui Jianzhu University Gallery in Hefei, China.

Stoel Burrowes was awarded the prestigious A’ Design Award by World Design Rankings for his rocking chair design, Letter Back Rocker. 

Dr. Asha Kutty, in partnership with History Department professor Torren Gatson, received a College of Arts and Science Research Award for their project: “The African American Porch, Exploring Experience, Meaning, and Agency in Wilson, North Carolina.”

Jo Leimenstoll and Travis Hicks were both nominated for the Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching this year.

Dr. Lucinda Havenhand published her book Mid-Century Modern Interiors: The Ideas that Shaped Interior Design in America (Bloomsbury Publishing).