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three students present poster to professor in hunt library

May 31, 2022

Students Develop Industry-Caliber Products, Processes for Senior Design

Senior textile engineering and textile technology students partner with industry sponsors each year for this capstone program. 

Wilson College of Textiles aerial view at sunset with Raleigh skyline visible

May 24, 2022

From Farm to Flight: O.K. Moore ’59 Follows His North Star

O.K. Moore experienced all he could at NC State before graduating in 1959. Now, he and his wife, Marsha, are helping provide unexpected opportunities for students just like him. 

Jasmine Cox '13, '20

May 13, 2022

Jasmine Cox ’13, ’20: Connecting Others to a World-Class Textiles Education

Current Ph.D. student Jasmine Cox ’13, ’20, who is president-elect of the Dean’s Young Alumni Leadership Council, helps alumni connect with their alma mater while also giving students from rural North Carolina access to a world-class textile technology education. 

Lara Rabinowitz in her graduation cap and gown in front of the Memorial Belltower at Henry Square.

May 10, 2022

Weaving a Bright Future

Private support enabled Lara Rabinowitz ’22 to study on campus and abroad during her time at NC State, all while combining seemingly different majors in seamless ways. 

Mohamed Mansour standing in front of his desk in his office.

May 4, 2022

The Hard Times and Good Life of Mohamed Mansour

As an undergraduate in the 1960s, Mohamed Mansour struggled academically and financially. With the help of family, friends and supportive faculty, the young man went on to build one of Egypt's most successful businesses. Mansour shares his story at NC State's spring commencement ceremony. 

Shyann Setzer stands in front of wall of fabric samples

Apr 28, 2022

Shyann Setzer ‘19: Designing What’s Next in Home Textiles from Her Hometown

If you've shopped at Crate & Barrel or Pottery Barn, you might have seen this textile design alumna's work. 

Mohamed Mansour standing in office

Apr 25, 2022

Philanthropist and Entrepreneur Mohamed Mansour to Address Spring 2022 Graduates

Mansour, who is an alumnus of the Wilson College of Textiles, will deliver the commencement address to the class of 2022 on Saturday, May 7.  

Head shot of Wilson College Alumna, Olivia Vanistendael

Apr 20, 2022

Olivia Vanistendael: From Intern to Analyst at Levi Strauss & Co.

Olivia Vanistendael, a textile engineering alumna of the Wilson College of Textiles talks about her internship at Levi Strauss & Co. and how it led her to where she is today. 

Lauren Durrell '14

Apr 19, 2022

Lauren Durrell ’14: A Passion for Combating Waste Led to a Dream Career at Nike

Lauren Durrell '14 discovered her passion for fighting climate change as a student, and it led to her current role: project manager of sustainable innovation at Nike. 

Caroline Cockerham left and Laura Tripp right standing in a home

Mar 31, 2022

Commitment to Sustainability, Passion for the Process Inspire Alumni-Founded Business

Laura Tripp and Caroline Cockerham, founders of CICIL, want you to ask about where their rugs come from.