Thursday, November 12, 2015

Apply for Design Council

Thinking about applying to Design Council for the upcoming year (Spring 2016-Fall 2016)? Here are the positions that we have opening up next semester:

Assistant Event Coordinator: Assist event coordinator with planning and execution of all Design Council events, including Halloween Bash, Friday at the Pit, Studio Collective, etc.
Publicity Chair: Create and distribute all printed/digital promotional material for Design Council events, and maintain an online digital archive of these pieces for safekeeping
Assistant Publicity Chair: Assist the Publicity Chair in their duties and designs, act as a second opinion on all promotional material design choices
IT Representative: Meet with College Information Technology department and faculty about IT issues, voice the concerns of the student body on IT related topics, and participate in creating the new strategic plan for the IT department
Secretary: Keep record of all meetings and events, including meeting minutes and event attendance
Treasurer: Keep track of Design Council spending and receipts, amend and control annual and semesterly budgets
Green Initiative Chair (NEW): Assist in College efforts to become more sustainable and environmentally friendly, in association with two other upperclassmen chairs

To apply, please visit:

Application due on November 22nd, 2015, by 5pm.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

First Friday at the Pit

     We have a lot of events coming up in the next couple of months, so mark your calendars. The first Friday at the Pit will be this Friday, September 18, at 5:30 pm. The theme is "End of Summer." There will be all of those fun field games you remember like sack races, hula hoop contests, tug-o-war, and much more. There will be food and prizes, so be sure to come!

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Welcome Back students,

    I hope you have enjoyed your first couple weeks of classes. As we are all getting back into the rhythm of the school year, the time has come for Design Council's annual tunnel painting. This year, we are asking you to design what we will be painting. Anyone within the design school can submit a design. The theme is "College of Design", and you can use up to three colors. Please submit your design by sending it to by September 13th. You can draw the dsign by hand or digitally. Just click the link below to access and download the template.

Thank you,
Kathryn Waters, Community Relations

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Service Raleigh

A look at the Design Council's work for Service Raleigh, and an inspiration to design furniture that doesn't weigh so much. Highlights include being stopped by the police. Find out more about the Green Chair project at