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Success Story: Monique Lafia

Monique Lafia graduated from the Architecture and Interior Design program at UCLA Extension in 1990, where she obtained her Design Degree from preeminent practitioners in the Design and Architecture fields. Monique spent 9 years as a Designer for highly respected veteran Los Angeles Designers Waldo Fernandez, Cheryl Rowley, and Hendrix/Allardyce, obtaining experience designing international luxury […]

Distinguished Instructors 2012 Featured

UCLA Extension Honors Arc_ID Instructor, Katherine Fern, with 2012 Distinguished Instructor Award

May 18, 2012 Los Angeles, CA Last night, UCLA Extension honored 16 instructors for teaching with exemplary dedication and consistent excellence, for developing real-world curricula and for mentoring working adults and international students who seek continued professional education from one of the nation’s oldest, largest and most comprehensive continuing education providers. The Distinguished Instructor Awards […]


MIA Graduate, Rommel Ordoyo, Wins 1st Place in IIDA’s Student Awards Competition

May 9, 2012 On March 10th, students from several schools throughout Southern California presented their best work to an esteemed panel of senior designers and industry partners at the annual IIDA Student Awards Competition. The event showcased the range of talented students from concise presentation skills to well thought out project boards. The open presentation […]

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Congratulations to Sara Rosman Levy, HBA’s “Up-and-Coming Designer of the Year”

March 14, 2012 Sara Rosman Levy is an Arc_ID student who graduated in 2011 with her Master of Interior Architecture (MIA) degree.  She was hired from her internship at HBA/Hirsch Bedner Associates and was recently honored with HBA’s Up-and-Coming Designer of the Year Award. Congratulations, Sara! “I came to UCLA Extension directly after receiving my […]


Congratulations to Northcutt Scholarship Winner, Tatiana Ukhvatkina!

Tatiana Ukhvatkina is a current student of UCLA Extension’s Architecture and Interior Design Program. Although she has always had an interest in art and design, Tatiana spent most of her school years studying economics and math in order to make her family happy. However, when she moved away from her country of origin, Russia, she […]

Congratulations to Philip Gill, Winner of the First David Barrett Memorial Scholarship from the ASID Foundation!

Hats off to our fellow UCLA Extension Arc-ID student, Philip Gill, as the first recipient of the David Barrett Memorial Scholarship through the ASID Foundation! The ASID Foundation has chosen Philip Gill as the first recipient of the David Barrett Memorial Scholarship.  Gill is a master’s candidate of Interior Architecture in the collaborative study program […]