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What’s Next for the Wilson College Class of 2024?

Lilly Barozzini graduates

The Wilson College of Textiles welcomed 187 new alumni to its Wolfpack on Friday, May 3 in Reynolds Coliseum.

Each of the 150 Bachelor of Science graduates had a unique set of experiences making their college experience meaningful, from studying abroad and designing collections to participating in undergraduate research and landing internships that turn into full-time job offers.

Below, meet a new alumna from each of the Wilson College’s undergraduate programs, learn what made their college career meaningful and see where their degree is taking them next.

Chase Woodson

Passion For Beautiful Spaces Drives Chase Woodson to Textile Design, SCAD Interior Design MFA

Read how she plans to use her textile education and unique voice as an artist in the next phase of her career.

Kylie Scott ’24: Undergraduate Research Opens the Door to Her Dream Job

A fascination with figuring out what things are made of led this new textile technology alumna to research with the world-renowned Nonwovens Institute and land a job doing what she loves.

Lilly Barozzini

Lilly Barozzini ’24: Fashion Design and the Full College Experience

The new fashion design alumna wanted somewhere she could launch a successful career and build community. With a job offer in hand, it’s safe to say she found that with the Wilson College of Textiles.

Kinkead Crotts

Kinkead Crotts ’24: Using Her Degree to Keep Firefighters Safe

With her job at Underwriters Laboratories, new textile engineering alumna Kinkead Crotts will make sure firefighter gear is up to code.

Maya Mitchall ‘24: From NC State to Luxury Fashion in NYC

From discovering her passion for fashion marketing to creating new clubs to embracing global experiences abroad, this FTM graduate took advantage of every opportunity. Now, she is headed to NYC to begin her career in luxury fashion at Bloomingdale’s.

Ashley Lamb

Ashley Lamb ‘24 Begins her Career in Medicine at the Wilson College of Textiles

A passion for chemistry and hands-on learning shaped this polymer and color chemistry graduate’s time at NC State.

Melis Hafizoglu in front of a wall of thread spools.

Melis Hafizoglu ’24: From Art2Wear to Alo Yoga

The boldness to go after big opportunities has led to a stacked resume, and big post-grad plans, for this new fashion development and product management alumna.