50-Year Reunion

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Join the Wilson College of Textiles as we celebrate the 50-year reunion of the Class of 1968! On May 10 as a part of the NC State Class of 1968 and Forever Club Reunion, we invite you to reconnect with old classmates, tour the Wilson College of Textiles facilities, view special collections of textile history and spend time with Wilson College of Textiles faculty and staff.


RSVP by May 1, 2018 to attend the Wilson College of Textiles 50-Year Reunion for the Class of 1968!

Thursday, May 10, 2018

3:00 p.m.

Textile Tea
Join Wilson College of Textiles Dean David Hinks for an afternoon tea in Convocation Room #2309 at the Wilson College of Textiles! The Dean and Wilson College of Textiles staff and faculty would like to welcome you back to campus while you enjoy afternoon delights and moments with your classmates.

4:00 p.m.

Tour of the Wilson College of Textiles
A lot has changed in 50 years! Take a tour of the Wilson College of Textiles and relive your time through the eyes of our current student ambassadors.

5:30 p.m.

Special Collections Reception
Enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres with past and present members of the North Carolina Textile Foundation Board of Directors at the Stateview Hotel. The North Carolina State University Libraries will display a special collection in honor of the Class of 1968. A buffet dinner will follow. Special thanks to our friends at the North Carolina State University Libraries for supplying the special collection items.

For more information on NC State Class of 1968 and Forever Club Reunion events happening between May 10-12, 2018, please visit alumni.ncsu.edu/reunion2018.

Reunion Giving

In celebration of the 50-Year Reunion of the Class of 1968, a fund has been established to support to meet the needs of current and future students, faculty and programs within the Wilson College of Textiles. This fund will ensure the legacy of the Class of 1968 lives on! Bill Kernodle and Jim Owens have challenged the Class of 1968 to achieve 100 percent participation. Any gift in any amount matters. Read the letter from Bill Kernodle ’68 in support of the Class of 1968 fund.

There are two easy ways to support the Class of 1968 fund!

    1. Check – Make check payable to “North Carolina Textile Foundation.” Complete the form and mail check to: North Carolina Textile Foundation, Campus Box 8301, Raleigh, NC 27695.
    2. Credit or Debit Card – Make a one-time or sustaining gift.

Any questions? Give us a call at 919-515-3878!

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