Entries by Kelli Fisher

The Hawk Wins Again!

The Hawk Community Center Renovation won the IIDA Design Competition for the Wellness category! Congratulations team on another win!  

MSU STEM Receives Top Build America Awards

Contact: Emily Bowers, Granger Construction Digital Media Coordinator Phone: (517)253-9334 Email: ebowers@grangerconstruction.com   MSU STEM Receives Top Build America Awards Lansing, Michigan – March 30, 2022 | This week, team members for the Michigan State University (MSU) STEM Teaching and Learning Facility received an Associated General Contractors of America 2022 Construction Risk Partners Build America […]

Kathryn Dankovich

Tell me an interesting fact about yourself. I have snorkeled at the Great Barrier Reef, white water rafted in Chile, sailed for a week in Maine, and backpacked through Europe. I participated in a 10-year FDA study for implanted contact lenses. Why did you go into your profession? Happenstance.  Life is a journey, and my […]

Michelle Derringer

Tell me an interesting fact about yourself. There is a lot of things that are interesting about me, but the one that stands out the most to me is I had brain surgery in 2018. Why did you go into your profession? My mom was in the business field and family members worked in various […]

Nicole Kolhagen

Tell me an interesting fact about yourself. I grew up on a farm and actually milked cows! Why did you go into your profession? I started as a receptionist at a manufacturing company after receiving my associates degree. I filled in for the human resources assistant when she was on medical leave, fortunately for me […]

IDS Welcomes Nicole Kolhagen!

We are delighted to announce that Nicole Kolhagen has joined IDS as our new Human Resources Manager. Nicole comes to IDS with 28 years of human resources, benefit management, payroll and employee relations experience. Nicole brings both strong formal education and practical hands-on experience to this important leadership role with a Bachelor of Science in Business […]

mParks 2021-2022 Facility Design Award was awarded to The Hawk!

Congratulations on another win team! The project required upgrades to existing building systems such as air conditioning, lighting, and technology to bring the facility up to the standards needed for daily public use. Outdoor sports facilities such as the stadium, track, softball field, practice field, and tennis / pickleball courts were also either preserved or […]

The HAWK Wins Michigan APWA Project of the Year

The Hawk was awarded the Michigan APWA Project of the Year in the Structures $25 million to $75 million category, congratulations team on all your dedication and hard work! The project required upgrades to existing building systems such as air conditioning, lighting, and technology to bring the facility up to the standards needed for daily […]

MSU Mass Timber STEM Teaching and Learning Facility wins 2022 U.S. WoodWorks Wood Design Award

Contacts: Sandra Lupien, Director, MassTimber@MSU; lupiensa@msu.edu; 510-681-3171 Kristen Campbell, Integrated Design Solutions; kcampbell@ids-michigan.com; 248-823-2120   East Lansing, Mich. — Michigan State University (MSU) has been awarded the WoodWorks Wood Design Award for Wood in Schools for using mass timber in its state-of-the-art STEM Teaching and Learning Facility. The new STEM Teaching and Learning Facility features […]