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Courtney Petak

Jun 2, 2022

Courtney Petak’s Once-in-a-Lifetime Wilson College Experience is Only Getting Better

By staying connected to the Wilson College of Textiles, Courtney Petak ’13 continues to advance her textile engineering career, maintain lifelong friendships and reengage her fellow young alumni. 

old castle-like structure at dusk

May 31, 2022

Samriddhi Jaichand Explores A New Country, Returns With New Perspectives

Polymer and color chemistry student Samriddhi Jaichand spent a semester studying at the University of Leeds in the U.K. and meeting students from all over the world. 

four students in graduation regalia stand in front of Talley Student Union

May 10, 2022

Spring 2022 Commencement in Photos

Celebrate our newest alumni through photos. 

Mohamed Mansour standing in front of his desk in his office.

May 4, 2022

The Hard Times and Good Life of Mohamed Mansour

As an undergraduate in the 1960s, Mohamed Mansour struggled academically and financially. With the help of family, friends and supportive faculty, the young man went on to build one of Egypt's most successful businesses. Mansour shares his story at NC State's spring commencement ceremony. 

student stands in front of fountain, college

May 3, 2022

Celebrating the Class of 2022

Meet seven outstanding seniors from each of our programs heading into careers across the textile industry. 

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. 

Rayon and elastane.

Apr 25, 2022

Textile Waste is a Problem. Here’s How Researchers Want to Solve It.

Wilson College researchers are studying a process for separating blended fabrics into their component fibers. 

student presenting poster at Hunt Library

Apr 21, 2022

Innovation on Display at Research Open House

Wilson College of Textiles students presented their research across industry sectors at the college's Research Open House. 

Head shot of Wilson College Alumna, Olivia Vanistendael

Apr 20, 2022

Olivia Vanistendael: From Intern to Analyst at Levi Strauss & Co.

Olivia Vanistendael, a textile engineering alumna of the Wilson College of Textiles talks about her internship at Levi Strauss & Co. and how it led her to where she is today. 

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.