Marsha Cuddeback Appointed to NCIDQ Champion Task Force

Marsha CuddebackRuth Z. McCoy Professor of Interior Design Marsha Cuddeback has been appointed to the National Council for Interior Design Qualification Champion Task Force.

NCIDQ is the global leader in establishing standards of competence for interior design/interior architecture professionals. The independent, nonprofit organization protects public health, safety, and welfare by identifying interior designers who have the knowledge and experience to create interior spaces that are not just aesthetically pleasing but also functional and safe.

As a member of the NCIDQ Champion Task Force, Cuddeback has been charged with defining and establishing a foundation of educators and certificate holders who are committed to informing students, recent graduates, and professional colleagues about the benefits of the NCIDQ Certificate. NCIDQ intends to establish a group of champions across a wide geographic range throughout 2014. Champions are to take and disseminate NCIDQ’s message within their educational institutions, and at other local institutions as appropriate, and are expected to speak about the format and importance of the NCIDQ Examination.

More about Marsha Cuddeback
Marsha Cuddeback is the Ruth Z. McCoy Professor of Interior Design and associate professor in the LSU School of Interior Design. She has conducted research and published extensively on the scholarship of teaching and learning. Her research has been supported through grants, including the National Endowment for the Arts and the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. 

About LSU School of Interior Design
The LSU School of Interior Design is a CIDA accredited program emphasizing design that brings meaning and identity, function and purpose, health and safety to interior spaces. The program teaches specialized knowledge in creative problem solving, research and analysis, and professional preparedness. Interior designers give life to interior spaces. They shape, organize, furnish, and adorn the insides of building to reflect our personal and cultural aspirations. Leave the inside to us.