NYSID student Drew McGukin elected to 200-2010 ASID Board

New York, NY - May 1, 2009 - Drew McGukin, a 2nd year student in NYSID’s Associate’s program, has been elected to serve as the student representative on the board of the American Association of Interior Designers, New York Metro Chapter.

McGukin’s duties will include sitting on the board and voting on board matters, keeping in regular communication with all student chapters in the region, reporting on student chapter activities, attending all student related events hosted by the New York chapter, attending the national chapter leadership conference, and communicating with the Student Advisory Council.

“I am really excited to become more involved with ASID at the student level, and feel honored to have been selected by both NYSID and ASID for this esteemed position” said Drew McGukin. “I look forward to taking my design education to the next level as a student leader.”

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) is a nonprofit professional society representing the interests of interior designers and the interior design community. The society is lead by a volunteer board of directors that includes the society's president, president-elect, and immediate past president. The association has 48 chapters throughout the United States and more than 30,000 members.


Founded in 1916, the New York School of Interior Design (NYSID) is New York’s only private, not-for-profit college devoted exclusively to interior design education and related disciplines. NYSID’s guiding principle is that the interior environment is a fundamental element of human welfare and the college is committed to actively improving the quality of life for all segments of humanity. This ideal is put into practice by a dedicated faculty of well-known designers, architects, art historians and authorities in the field who guide a diverse student body of over 700 full-and part-time students.

NYSID offers certificate, undergraduate and graduate programs in the field of interior design. The college is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) and NYSID’s BFA is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA).