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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. 

Hilary Walker

Feb 17, 2021

Meet Young Alumna Hilary Walker ’14

By Tim Creedon Degree B.S. Textile Technology ’14 Job Title Footwear Material Innovator II at Nike Hometown Oak Island, NC Background Say hello to Hilary Walker, a young alumna of the Wilson College of Textiles. Hailing from Oak Island, NC, Walker decided to stay in-state for college. Her student life included being a part of Greek… 

Belltower

Nov 6, 2020

DYALC Welcomes New Leadership and New Members

By Tim Creedon The Dean’s Young Alumni Leadership Council (DYALC) was established in 2017 by Chad Seastrunk ’04 ’05 and Mike Ferguson ’04 to represent the young alumni of the Wilson College of Textiles. As the first co-presidents of the DYALC, they have led the council in building a strong network of young alumni who… 

2020 graduates overhead photo

May 8, 2020

Carving Their Own Path

By Delisha Hinton Members of the Class of 2020 never would have imagined being anywhere else but here at the end of their academic journey. But then again, their college experience has been unlike any other in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Skills developed through research projects, team presentations, internships, student organization meetings, study abroad… 

Nigel Carlton

Oct 3, 2019

Meet Young Alumnus Nigel Carlton

We spoke to alumnus Nigel Carlton (B.S. TE '17, M.S. TE '19) about why he chose to attend the Wilson College of Textiles, his work with TPACC and the reality of searching for a job while limited to a specific geographic location.  

Delisa Matthews and Nimet Degirmencioglu

Jun 19, 2019

Studying Sneakerheads

Fascinated by sneakerhead culture, TATM assistant professor Delisia Matthews and research assistant Nimet Degirmencioglu, a Ph.D. student in the Textile Technology Management program, embarked on a study to uncover and explore the consumer behavior, attitudes and motivations of sneakerheads. 

Techtextil event crowd

Feb 8, 2019

Meet Us at Techtextil North America

The Wilson College of Textiles will be the center of the textile world this February 26-28, when it hosts Techtextil North America 2019 as its first official academic partner. Techtextil North America is an annual trade event dedicated to the technical textiles and nonwovens industry. For three days this month, manufacturers, suppliers, service providers and industry professionals from all over the world will gather in the City of Oaks to network, learn and share the latest advancements in textile technology. 

Dean’s Young Alumni Leadership Council

Nov 12, 2018

Meet the Members of the Dean’s Young Alumni Leadership Council

A group of recent graduates is helping to shape the NC State Wilson College of Textiles as they give back to their alma mater. The Dean’s Young Alumni Leadership Council was established with 12 members in 2017; over the past year, members have worked to support the College in myriad ways, from volunteering their time at events to creating internship opportunities for current students. 

Carmen Davis at Nike

Sep 19, 2018

Textile Engineering Major Carmen Davis ‘19 Interns at Nike

NC State Textile Engineering senior Carmen Davis, who spent the summer as an intern at Nike world headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon. We asked her to share her internship experience and advice for current and future internship seekers.   

Wilson College of Textile extension department

May 22, 2018

Making an Impact: ZTE Fuels Innovation and Boosts NC Economy

Written by Cameron Walker Whether a local startup needs help testing a product, a national company wants assistance developing a new fiber or a global business is looking for workforce training, the Wilson College of Textiles is here to help. The Wilson College of Textiles’ extension department has a long history of partnering with industry;…