Undergraduate Interior Design +

Alumni Spotlights

Rebecca Harmon Petersen

Rebecca Harmon Petersen graduated from Mississippi College in 2009 and the same year was selected as Interior Design Student of the Year. Upon graduation, she immediately started working at the US Army Corps of Engineers in Huntsville, AL as an interior designer. The Army Corps in Huntsville procures furniture for barracks and office buildings worldwide. Mrs Petersen primarily reviews and specifies furniture for office buildings, the largest of which was 30 million in furniture alone. Most recently, she has worked on two FF&E design projects in Germany and was the Team Lead for one of the buildings. The project included space planning, choosing and specifying furniture, and selecting finishes.


Monica Steen

Monica Steen graduated in 2011 and was the 2011 Interior Design Student of the Year.  She is a Project Design Coordinator for St. Dominic Hospital. Her clients are patients, visitors, and staff. A few of her projects include a new Radial Lounge, holding area for Radiology, and waiting room for Women's Services. Monica's duties include space planning, budgeting, finish and furniture selections, purchasing furniture, accessories, and signage.  Monica was recently named the 2014 Young Alumna of the Year by Mississippi College's Department of Art.