IADT-Detroit Digital Media Production Student Brandon Hurst is the First Recipient of William Malcolm's ‘Design Your Future’ Scholarship

January 19, 2012

IADT logo(Troy, Mich.) January 16, 2012. - International Academy of Design &Technology Digital Media Production student Brandon Hurst has received the first William Malcolm Design Your Future Scholarship Award, an award exclusively for IADT-Detroit students. The $500 scholarship is aimed at high-achieving, creative design students who inspire other students and faculty that attend the Detroit campus of the International Academy of Design &Technology (IADT-Detroit).
“I am literally at a loss for words by the creative talent of the students that attend IADT-Detroit. I decided to create this annual scholarship as my small contribution to the success of the many deserving students that attend IADT-Detroit. Furthermore, it is my goal to grow and expand the scholarship monetarily so that I can award more funding to more students,” said William Malcolm, fashion designer of the William Malcolm Luxe Collection label and founder of the Design Your Future Scholarship Award.
Brandon Hurst, the first recipient of the award, is a fourth-year student in IADT’s Digital Media Production program. His interests and talents include photography, video production and post-production editing and effects. Brandon’s goals after graduation from IADT-Detroit include launching a multi-media visual services company and assisting with less-fortunate youth. “I really appreciate this scholarship; it will go toward costs associated with my education. I thank William Malcolm and more importantly, IADT-Detroit for creating an environment in which I have been able to pursue my passion and flourish,” Hurst said.

About IADT-Detroit
With more than 30 years as an established institution, the International Academy of Design & Technology offers students a hands-on education with experienced faculty dedicated to providing students with the necessary skills, knowledge, support and guidance to pursue fulfilling career opportunities in the design and technology fields. The Detroit campus (IADT-Detroit), which opened in 2003, offers degree programs in fashion design, interior design, graphic design, game production, digital media production, Internet marketing, Web design and development, information technology, and retail merchandise management. Students also have the opportunity to take a portion of their coursework online through IADT-Online. The school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). ACICS is a national accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education. The International Academy of Design & Technology – Detroit’s Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design program is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA), 206 Grandville Ave, Suite 350, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, http://www.accredit-id.org. IADT-Detroit cannot guarantee employment or salary and is part of the Career Education Corporation network of schools. Find disclosures on graduation rates, student financial obligations and more at www.iadt.edu/disclosures.For more information, please visit http://www.iadt.edu/Detroit or call 888-838-2111.


Cynthia Bechill 
International Academy of Design and Technology in Detroit