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Jasmine Cox '13, '20

May 13, 2022

Jasmine Cox ’13, ’20: Connecting Others to a World-Class Textiles Education

Current Ph.D. student Jasmine Cox ’13, ’20, who is president-elect of the Dean’s Young Alumni Leadership Council, helps alumni connect with their alma mater while also giving students from rural North Carolina access to a world-class textile technology education. 

student works on Shima Seiki machine in knitting lab

May 5, 2022

ZTE Student Employees Gain Meaningful Experience and Industry Knowledge

Zeis Textiles Extension student employees gain meaningful experience working on industry projects and bring renewed energy to their work. 

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. 

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. 

A student ambassador gives a tour of the Wilson College of Textiles

Apr 1, 2022

Student Ambassadors Encourage Prospective Students to Enroll at Wilson College

Meet this year’s Wilson College of Textiles student ambassadors and learn why they love promoting the college to prospective students. 

Caroline Cockerham left and Laura Tripp right standing in a home

Mar 31, 2022

Commitment to Sustainability, Passion for the Process Inspire Alumni-Founded Business

Laura Tripp and Caroline Cockerham, founders of CICIL, want you to ask about where their rugs come from. 

Headshot of Laura Tripp

Mar 31, 2022

Textile Technology Takes Laura Tripp ’14 to Kate Spade, Patagonia, Gap

Success in design, product development and business prepared this alumna for her next job title: entrepreneur. 

Alyssa McNamara

Feb 21, 2022

Passion for the Unknown, Possibilities in Sustainability Drive Master’s Student Alyssa McNamara

Textile technology alumna Alyssa McNamara is dedicated to improving sustainability in the textile industry both through her role at Spoonflower and her master's studies at the Wilson College of Textiles. 

Ciara Oden

Feb 11, 2022

Ciara Oden ’16: STEP and Senior Design Are Still This Young Alumna’s Favorite College Experiences

Ciara Oden '16 discovered her love for textiles and NC State after participating in the Wilson College's Summer Textile Exploration Program.