Fourth-year Interior Design student Jessie Bean has been named one of five semi-finalists in the 2017 Steelcase NEXT Student Design Competition. The semi-finalists will be flown to the Steelcase Headquarters in Grand Rapids, MI, and they will present their projects to a panel of distinguished judges, where an overall winner will be announced on Friday, February 16th, 2018. In addition, fourth-year Interior Design student Reem Bukhamseen received an honorable mention in the competition. The competition program challenged future designers to create the NEXT Medical Office Workplace. Dr. Lisa Tucker, Interior Design Program Chair, nominated the students for participation in the competition.