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Members of the Dean's Young Alumni Leadership Council

Dec 5, 2022

Celebrating Five Years of Spirited Impact: the Dean’s Young Alumni Leadership Council

Since its inception in 2017, the Dean’s Young Alumni Leadership Council has created a more engaged and connected young alumni community within the Wilson College of Textiles through its critical initiatives. 

Brian McMurray

Dec 1, 2022

Leadership in the Textiles Industry and a Commitment to His Alma Mater Earn Brian McMurray NC State’s Distinguished Alumni Award

Known as a titan within the textile industry and a generous supporter of the Wilson College of Textiles, Brian McMurray ’86 was recognized on Nov. 3 as the college’s recipient of an NC State 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award. 

Steve and Frosene Zeis enjoyed their time at the End-of-Campaign Celebration, hosted by the Wilson College of Textiles on Nov. 19, 2021.

Nov 21, 2022

Creating a Legacy of Love, Generosity and Significance

Married for more than 60 years, Steve and Frosene Zeis have shared a lifetime of love. One of their greatest joys has been providing generous support for students, faculty and programs at Steve’s alma mater: the Wilson College of Textiles. 

Kalyn Parker ’13 poses in front of Anthropologie signage at the company's headquarters in Philadelphia, PA.

Sep 30, 2022

Kalyn Parker ’13 Is Using Her Fashion Background and Business Savvy To Forecast Anthropologie’s Success

As Anthropologie’s senior merchandise planner, Kalyn Parker ’13 monitors trends and forecasts sales to maximize profitability while also ensuring that what you’re looking for is always available. 

Latasia Priest

Sep 8, 2022

Latasia Priest Will Continue Championing Diversity as the Next Chair of T.I.D.E.

On July 1, Latasia Priest became the second chair of the Task Force for Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (T.I.D.E.) within NC State's University Advancement division. 

Genevieve Garland (left) and her mentor Cynthia Istook pose for a photo at Garland's commencement ceremony.

Sep 2, 2022

NC State Leader Genevieve Garland ’00, ’02, ’13 Honors a Lifelong Mentor by Paying Forward Her Invaluable Support

Cynthia Istook’s leadership in the textiles field and the incredible impact she’s had on Genevieve Garland’s life inspired her to honor her mentor by establishing the Cynthia L. Istook Textiles Graduate Endowment. 

Remington Scott

Aug 26, 2022

Remington Scott ’16, ’19 Applies His Expertise to Medical Product Research Development

As a two-time graduate, Remington Scott ’16, ’19 credits the Wilson College of Textiles for giving him the fundamentals he needed to be successful throughout his career, including his current role as a R&D engineer at Honeywell. 

Olivia Hartung taking notes in the Sustainable Dye Chemistry Lab

Aug 15, 2022

High School Student Sharpens Research Skills in Wilson College’s Sustainable Dye Chemistry Lab

A grant from the North Carolina Textile Foundation helped faculty member Tova Williams provide a unique opportunity in STEM 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. 

the graduate commons at the wilson college of textiles

Apr 5, 2022

Wilson College Equity for Women Award Winners: Past and Present

Latasia Priest, Delisha Hinton and Kony Chaterjee are recipients of the Equity for Women Award for creating opportunities for women to succeed in their respective fields.