People: Cathi Dunnagan

Cathi Dunnagan

Senior Instructional Designer Digital Learning
Address Box 7113 Raleigh NC 27695 Phone: 919-513-2267 Fax: 919-513-4237
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Biographical Info

Cathi Phillips Dunnagan is a lead instructional designer with Digital Education and Learning Technology Applications (DELTA) at NC State University. Cathi’s career includes visual design, web design and development, instructional technology and instructional design. She combines her visual design and technical skills with educational theory to design innovative solutions to instructional challenges.

Before joining DELTA, Cathi served as an instructional designer with the e-Learning Department at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD-eLearning). In this role, Cathi worked one-on-one with faculty subject matter experts to develop courses in the visual arts, including graphic design, sequential art, and interactive design and game development.

Cathi also worked with the State of North Carolina Office of Information Technology Services (ITS) as the Web designer/developer for Enterprise Solutions. She designed, developed, and managed multiple Web projects. One of her more complex projects was the State Portal Redesign Project, NC.Gov. Stakeholders for the portal included all state agencies as well as the general public.

In 2004, Cathi completed her Master of Science in Instructional Technology at The University of North Carolina at Wilmington, while serving as a senior Web developer for the university. Her M.S. thesis e-Portfolio is online at

Cathi earned her B.A. in Art from Marshall University.