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Image of Think and Do the Extraordinary medallion images

Jul 1, 2022

Wilson College of Textiles’ Remarkable Finish To An Extraordinary Campaign

Every gift that was given during the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign has made — and continues to make — an impact on the fabric of the Wilson College of Textiles' history. 

Kimbrell Family Unveiling Photo

Jun 3, 2022

Telling The Story of Resilience and Determination: Memorial Display Unveiled to Name the W. Duke Kimbrell Atrium

On May 26, a memorial display was unveiled to honor distinguished alumnus W. Duke Kimbrell ’49 in the college’s largest gathering space and his namesake, the W. Duke Kimbrell Atrium. 

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. 

Prashant Prabhu during his 1979 Graduation Ceremony

Apr 25, 2022

Prashant Prabhu ’77, ’79 Wins Distinguished Global Alumni Award

Dr. Prashant Prabhu '77, '79 received NC State's 2022 Distinguished Global Alumni Award in recognition of his outstanding professional and globally significant achievements. 

Wilson College of Textiles building with Day of Giving image overlay

Apr 1, 2022

Donor Support Propels Wilson College to Success on NC State’s 2022 Day of Giving

On NC State’s 2022 Day of Giving, the Wilson College of Textiles community rallied together to raise more than $1 million for students, staff, faculty and innovation in research and education. 

Adam Barksdale '16

Mar 30, 2022

Adam Barksdale ’16: Applying Textile Engineering Knowledge to Automotive Product Design

Born and raised in Hampton, VA, Adam Barksdale ’16 uses his textile engineering degree to lead product development at Volvo. 

Wilson College of Textiles student on campus

Mar 17, 2022

Pay it Forward to the Wilson College on Day of Giving

On March 23 during NC State's 2022 Day of Giving, we invite you to pay forward the support that you received from the Wilson College of Textiles. 

Wilson College of Textiles alumna Caitlyn Holt

Mar 17, 2022

Caitlyn Holt ’12, ’13: All About Denim, All of the Time

Caitlyn Holt '12, '13, director of product and business innovation at Cone Denim, credits her Wilson College of Textiles education for preparing her to become a leader in the textiles industry. 

Mohamad Midani

Feb 23, 2022

Committed to Innovation and Fiber Research: Mohamad Midani ’12, ’16 Receives a 2022 Distinguished Young Alumni Award

Since graduating, Mohamad Midani '12, '16 has led the creation of an international textile consulting firm, been named an adjunct assistant professor in the Wilson College and launched an invention that converts agricultural waste into natural textile fibers and reinforcements. 

Jason Rochette

Jan 31, 2022

After Graduating, Jason Rochette ’07 Follows His Love for Polymer Chemistry

Wilson College of Textiles alumnus Jason Rochette ’07 is the epitome of a graduate who loves his alma mater and who followed his passion for polymer chemistry after leaving campus.