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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. 

Jenna DeCandio standing at knitting machine in lab

Mar 11, 2022

Jenna DeCandio Returns to Knitting Lab With a Passion to Help

Textile Design alumna Jenna DeCandio came back to the Wilson College of Textiles as knitting lab manager and brings expertise from her time in industry with her. 

Hannah Stoltz.

Dec 3, 2021

Wilson College Experience Makes Student’s Dream Job at Gap Inc. Reality

Hannah Stoltz prepares to use what she's learned inside and outside the classroom at the Wilson College of Textiles to succeed in the "Harvard of retail." 

Philip Bradford

Dec 2, 2021

From Centennial Scholarship to Professorship

Here’s a fact: There are a number of Wilson College of Textiles faculty who were NC State students first — then professors. 

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. 

North Carolina Map

Sep 25, 2020

Leading the Way: Textile Pioneers Begin New Journey

Wilson College scholarship program opens doors for rural North Carolina high school graduates. 

Cassia Lewis at graduation with parents

Nov 15, 2019

A STEP Above: Young Alumna Cassia Lewis ‘13

A second generation alumna of the Wilson College of Textiles, Cassia Lewis practically grew up at NC State, biking around campus and cheering on the Wolfpack at football games with her father, who graduated from the Textile Engineering program in 1994. She now lives on the West Coast, serving as director of business development for fabric manufacturer Swisstex Direct. 

Jaclyn Hage

Aug 13, 2019

Jaclyn Hage Named New NCTF Director of Development

The Wilson College of Textiles welcomes Jaclyn Hage as the new director of development for the North Carolina Textile Foundation. 

The wufs

Aug 7, 2019

Welcome to the Pack, 2023 Class of Centennial Scholars! 

The Class of 2023 Centennial Scholars have worked so hard to be here. Join us in welcoming them to the Wilson College of Textiles Family! 

Person on bike with Lumenus backpack

Mar 14, 2019

Bright Light: Alumnus and Entrepreneur Jeremy Wall

Some ideas are born with a light bulb moment; Jeremy Wall’s idea was the result of a life and death moment. The Wilson College of Textiles alumnus (FTM ‘14) was biking across campus one evening during his junior year when he was nearly hit by a car. He set to work on a project that ultimately became Lumenus, a start-up company that pairs LED light arrays with an app to help bicyclists, motorcyclists and pedestrians be easily seen in low light situations.