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Month: November 2020

Santiago Tellez

Nov 30, 2020

Dean’s Page Alumnus: Santiago Tellez ’18, PCC, Dental School

By Ngoc Nguyen Santiago Tellez ’18 Degree: B.S., polymer and color chemistry Current position/employer: dental student at UNC Adams School of Dentistry Dean’s page: May 2016  – May 2018 Tell us about your current role: I am currently a third-year dental student and I love every aspect of it! Dental school is challenging, but getting… 

Kaylin Sutton

Nov 23, 2020

Dean’s Page Alumna: Kaylin Sutton ’18, PCC, Organic Dyes & Pigments

By Ngoc Nguyen Kaylin Sutton ’18 Degree: B.S., polymer and color chemistry Current position/employer: color chemist at Organic Dyes & Pigments Dean’s page: May 2016 – May 2018 Tell us about your current role:  I work for a company that manufactures custom dye and pigment blends for various fields (textiles, car wash, agriculture, etc). My… 

Kate Mulder

Nov 23, 2020

Take a Closer Look at…Platform Magazine

Meet Platform Magazine (formerly known as PackFashion) — a fashion and culture magazine and creative community developed and run by Wilson College’s own students. 

Student at sewing machine

Nov 19, 2020

Culture of Collaboration

The Wilson College of Textiles joins forces with NC State Athletics to pull off a unique project in record time — for all the (sports) world to see. 

Hands meeting together

Nov 19, 2020

Intercultural Development Inventory Pilot Launches

The Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) at NC State University is underway with six leadership teams, including Wilson College of Textiles, selected following a rigorous application process. 

Bella Lathuam

Nov 17, 2020

Dean’s Page Alumna: Bella Latham ’18, TT, Graduate School: Ph.D. Fiber and Polymer Science

By Ngoc Nguyen Bella Latham ’18, ’20 Degree: B.S., textile technology (2018) and M.S., textile engineering (2020) Current position/employer: Ph.D. student in the Wilson College of Textiles and lab manager for Dr. Emiel DenHartog’s lab; research assistant in Dr. DenHartog’s lab group; Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) research fellow supporting United States Army… 

Prashant Prabhu

Nov 13, 2020

Prashant Prabhu Receives Distinguished Alumni Award

After completing his undergraduate studies in India, Prashant Prabhu came to NC State in 1975 not knowing what to expect from an American graduate school. His subsequent achievements as a student and then business leader took him all over the world. Now “retired” in Greenville, S.C. he relishes his continuing opportunities to give back as an educator, mentor and philanthropist. 

Rob Smith

Nov 11, 2020

Meet Young Alumnus Rob Smith ’03

By Tim Creedon Degree B.S. textile chemistry, 2003 Job Title Head of Sourcing at UpWest Hometown Charlotte, NC Intro From Charlotte, NC, meet Rob Smith, an alumnus from the Wilson College of Textiles. As a member of the AATCC, the African American Textile Society, and the Phi Psi Textile Fraternity on campus, Rob built a… 


Nov 6, 2020

DYALC Welcomes New Leadership and New Members

By Tim Creedon The Dean’s Young Alumni Leadership Council (DYALC) was established in 2017 by Chad Seastrunk ’04 ’05 and Mike Ferguson ’04 to represent the young alumni of the Wilson College of Textiles. As the first co-presidents of the DYALC, they have led the council in building a strong network of young alumni who… 

Dean's Pages

Nov 4, 2020

Pages from the Past

More than ever, students who bring both knowledge and leadership to a potential employer stand out in today’s competitive market  – and gain a hiring edge. The Dean’s Pages Program in the Wilson College of Textiles – now nearing its five-year anniversary – helps students do just that.