The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) is a community of people -commercial and residential interior designers, industry representatives, educators, and students - committed to interior design. The ASID student chapter at AACC is comprised of students who are currently enrolled in the Architecture or Interior Design Programs. Chapter members gain knowledge and experience through projects and programs that complement their academic training, as well as insight into the professional aspects of interior design through interaction with and exposure to the thousands of ASID practitioners and industry contacts. Student Members are invited to participate in statewide and national competitions hosted by ASID resulting in public recognition for winning projects. Additionally, Student Members can participate in community service activities where they can apply their educational knowledge into real-life situations and gain practical experience.
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Headquartered in Washington, D.C., ASID is the oldest and largest professional organization for interior designers. With more than 38,000 members, ASID establishes a common identity for professionals and businesses in the field of interior design, while providing its members with ongoing support, education, and resources. ASID promotes professionalism in interior design services and products for the work, home, learning, and contract environments. The Society’s Web site at www.asid.org provides additional information, including bulletins, membership information, reports, publications, and product options.
Through it’s sponsorship of real life learning projects, the Architecture and Interior Design Department’s ASID chapter provides students valuable on the job training designed to complement a student’s academic work with their need for work experience. Through a number of challenging extra curricular activities, AACC students are given the chance to apply classroom studies directly in their field study. Real life projects prepare students for a career in design, while developing sought after job skills in an industry that values practical experience in addition to academics. From designer show house installations, student design competitions, community service work, Design Center gatherings and seminars, AACC students are exposed to many facets of the interior design industry. While in school, students are given access to a number of networking activities with industry leaders, design professionals, prospective employers and fellow design students from across the country, enriching both their academic and career pursuits.
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Professor Carol Pearce
ASID Faculty Adviser