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Associate Professor Alex Poorman, who was recently awarded the IFDA Education Foundation's Irma Dobkin Universal Design Grant, works with second year student Alanna Wilson. Photo by Meghan McCandless

Interior design professor awarded Universal Design Grant Aug 11, 2017

Alex Poorman, associate professor of interior design in the Department of Applied Design at Appalachian State University, has been awarded the International Furnishing and Design Association (...

Group Photo, Design Camp Participants and Instructors

Expanding Awareness Aug 11, 2017

For the first time, Appalachian State University design educators held a summer camp

Associate Professor Alex Poorman was named 2017 Educator of the Year by the Carolinas Chapter of the International Interior Design Association. Photo submitted by Alex Poorman

Interior design faculty member named IIDA-Carolinas 2017 Educator of the Year Jul 18, 2017

Associate Professor of Interior Design Alex Poorman has received the Carolinas Chapter of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) 2017 Educator of the Year award.

Hazel Chang

Hazel Chang Winner of Cooper Lighting’s 37th Annual SOURCE Awards Jun 23, 2015

Interior Design student Hazel Chang announced as the winner of the Cooper Lighting's 37th Annual SOURCE Award today at Lightfair International in...

therapeutic glove

Class design project leads to cash award, patent application and potential business Jun 23, 2015

A design for a therapeutic glove that could help improve dexterity and grip strength for children and adults has resulted in a $15,000 award to...

Three TED Students Win the Coveted Celia Moh Scholarship Jun 23, 2015

Three Deparment of Technology & Environmental Design undergraduate students have been selected to receive the Celia Moh Scholarship for the...