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Alyssa Jennings (left) stands next to NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson (right). They both hold glass awards for the 2023 Award for Excellence. Behind them is a wall with "NC State University" written on it.

Jul 18, 2023

Academic Advisor Alyssa Jennings Wins NC State Award for Excellence for Compassionate Service

Alyssa Jennings started her own food pantry at the Wilson College of Textiles to support staff members experiencing food insecurity. 

Chloe Patterson stands in the Textiles Complex courtyard.

May 1, 2023

Chloe Patterson ’23: A College Career Defined by a Passion for Medicine and Helping Others

A combination of unique experiences have prepared this polymer and color chemistry graduate to start the next step of her journey to becoming a physician’s assistant. 

Merica Ivey

Nov 30, 2021

Passion for Helping Under-Resourced Students, Background in Research Guides Recruitment Coordinator

Merica Ivey has dedicated her research and her career to helping students like her succeed in higher education. 

Brianne Haas

Oct 13, 2021

Wilson College Students Earn Experience, Job Offers During Summer Internships

Read about more than 30 students' summer internships, ranging across undergraduate, master's and doctorate programs. 

Jeff Sackaroff

Oct 6, 2021

Jeff Sackaroff Receives College Award after Designing Virtual Employer in Residence Program

After designing a virtual employer in residence program for the Wilson College of Textiles, Jeff Sackaroff, director of career services, recently received the college’s most prestigious honor bestowed upon non-faculty employees — the Awards for Excellence. 

Heather Lyerly

Sep 1, 2021

Heather Lyerly: Passion for Student Success Leads to Two Awards

Heather Lyerly, director of academic services for the Wilson College of Textiles, recently received recognition for her commitment to student development with two awards, one at the university level and one at the national level. 

Alyssa Jennings

Aug 20, 2021

Broad Higher Education Background Makes Jennings Great Resource for Students

A passion for helping students defines Alyssa Jennings' winding path to becoming an academic advisor for the Wilson College of Textiles. 

Kori Hyer

Sep 12, 2019

Become a World Traveler: Study Abroad

If you’ve started to feel the pull of far-off places and a desire to see the world, consider joining the 20% of NC State students who study abroad. Read on for students' stories about their experiences and advice from the Wilson College of Textiles study abroad coordinator.