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Lara Rabinowitz in her graduation cap and gown in front of the Memorial Belltower at Henry Square.

May 10, 2022

Weaving a Bright Future

Private support enabled Lara Rabinowitz ’22 to study on campus and abroad during her time at NC State, all while combining seemingly different majors in seamless ways. 

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." 

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. 

Bella Latham

Mar 26, 2021

A New Degree, A New Learning Opportunity

After earning her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Wilson College, Bella Latham has discovered that she isn’t done learning. She is pursuing a doctorate in Fiber and Polymer Science while conducting research in cold weather protective textiles for the military as an Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education research fellow. 

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. 

Centennial Campus in the fall

Feb 26, 2019

Path to Professorship

The four alumnae we profile in this story are all professors -- ever-curious, perpetual learners with patience and a passion for textiles. They come from different backgrounds, even continents, but they all found their place at the Wilson College of Textiles and in the halls of academia. Read on to learn more about their journey from student to professor.