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Tag: Design Lab K-12

Jan 13, 2020

Design Camp Reflections: Skyler Bolyard

Design Camp Reflections: Skyler Bolyard Before taking off for Prague, Skyler took a moment to reflect on her time working with the Design Lab this past year. The following is a blog post she wrote about her experience. Many thanks to Skyler, and all the best wishes for a great time in the Czech Republic!… 

Hal Meeks

Oct 22, 2019

Hal Meeks Leads Students to Explore Animation Through Design Camp

By Stuart Hall For as long as Hal Meeks can recall, he’s had a passion to tinker. “I was doing a lot of things that you’re supposed to do as a designer,” said Meeks, 60, whose father was an engineer and mother was an avid painter. “I got it from them and I always making… 

Ben Markoch [GD ’16] and Sunny Su [ID ’16]

Feb 14, 2019

Alumni Think Outside Traditional Design Firm Model

Alumni, Ben Markoch [GD ’16] and Sunny Su [ID ’16] use what they learned at NC State Design to build an innovative design studio that has a unique way of solving problems. 

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Dec 17, 2018

A Winning Start

Chris Williams [BID ’17] recently won a footwear design apprenticeship with Adidas by competing and being one of the winners in the international Adidas Design Academy competition. 

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Nov 30, 2018

Design Camp and TRIO Team up to Offer New Opportunities

NC State Design Lab partnered with TRIO to provide two high school students the opportunity to attend Design Camp and get exposure to the value of design and the types of career paths that are right for them. 

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Nov 16, 2018

Impacting Education with Design Thinking

Lesley Ann Noel (PhD '18) wants to leverage her design research to transform the way elementary schools educate their students. 


Jul 11, 2018

Summer Camps Spark Lasting Interest

Many high schoolers who attend summer programs at NC State find the experience so engrossing that they decide to join the Wolfpack after graduation. 

Multicultural Design Student Association

Mar 12, 2018

Diversity in Design

The Multicultural Design Student Association (MDSA) works to bring an understanding of different cultures to all, and encourages comradery and listening to someone with a different world view than your own. 

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Jul 5, 2017

Aspiring Designers Share a Dream

The Marvin and Cindy Malecha Dream Scholarship is intended to assist K-12 students who want to experience Design Camp but might not be able to afford it. Students recipients arrive with the confidence of knowing that NC State Design believe in their talents. 


Oct 24, 2016

Discovering Opportunities

Amanda Crawford discovered her passion for industrial design through her experience with Design Camp. She is now pursuing her dreams with support from the Caldwell Fellowship and the Stephen H. Robertson Endowed Scholarship.