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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. 

Lauren Durrell holding a custom shoe design

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. 

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. 

Shane O’Toole

Feb 23, 2022

Strength in Sustainability: Shane O’Toole ’15 Was Named a 2022 Distinguished Young Alumni Award Winner

After graduating from the Wilson College of Textiles, Shane O’Toole '15 has pushed the technological envelope and chased his passion for sustainability and athletic performance apparel. 

Researchers working in lab

Feb 23, 2022

NC Textile Foundation Receives $100,000 Gift from VF Foundation to Ensure Student Success and Increase Diversity Programming

With a $100,000 gift from the VF Foundation, the NC Textile Foundation will expand graduate student support, enhance the experiences of scholarship recipients and increase diversity programming. 

Brendan Sullivan

Feb 17, 2022

NC Textile Foundation Appoints Brendan Sullivan as the Next Board President

Textile and apparel industry leader Brendan Sullivan, who served as a chief executive within the VF Corporation before retiring last year, was named president of the North Carolina Textile Foundation's board of directors. 

Ciara Oden

Feb 11, 2022

Ciara Oden ’16: STEP and Senior Design Are Still This Young Alumna’s Favorite College Experiences

Ciara Oden '16 discovered her love for textiles and NC State after participating in the Wilson College's Summer Textile Exploration Program. 

Mohamed Mansour

Oct 29, 2021

Mohamed Mansour ’68 Honored with 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award

Wilson College of Textiles alumnus Mohamed Mansour ’68, founder and chairman of the Mansour Group, raises NC State’s bar of excellence.