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the graduate commons at the wilson college of textiles

Jun 10, 2022

Remembering Professor Emeritus Alan Donaldson

Professor Emeritus Alan Donaldson left a lasting impact on the field of textile design and the Wilson College community. 

Maggie Kimmet, Leeman Smith, and Lara Rabinowitz standing with their research

Jun 9, 2022

Undergrad Research and Creativity Symposium Offers Wilson College Students Opportunity to Present New Research

Meet the five students from the Wilson College of Textiles that presented at the Undergrad Research and Creativity Symposium and read about the incredible work they shared. 

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. 

Shyann Setzer stands in front of wall of fabric samples

Apr 28, 2022

Shyann Setzer ‘19: Designing What’s Next in Home Textiles from Her Hometown

If you've shopped at Crate & Barrel or Pottery Barn, you might have seen this textile design alumna's work. 

Lauren Durrell holding a custom shoe design

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. 

Claire Hider sitting in Mohawk office

Mar 29, 2022

Meet Textile Design Alumna Claire Hider ’18, Mohawk Industries Project Manager

After earning her Master of Science in Textiles in 2018, Wilson College alumna Claire Hider has been rising through the ranks at global flooring manufacturer Mohawk Industries. 

Shark stuffed animal

Mar 21, 2022

Designing Toys with a Greater Purpose

The stuffed animals, created by first-year fashion and textile design students, were developed to address specific challenges that children face. 

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. 

knit fabric samples

Mar 1, 2022

In-Depth Knit Education Prepares Students for Apparel, Home Goods Industries

Senior textile design students familiarize themselves with sampling and learn how to design for a market in FTD 476. 

Close up of cotton design

Dec 17, 2021

Students Earn Scholarships, Design Inclusive Textile Products Through Cotton Incorporated Competition

Fashion and textile design students applied Universal Design principles to develop marketable textile products for this "Cotton in the Curriculum" competition.