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Young Alumni Spotlight

Hilary Walker

Feb 17, 2021

Meet Young Alumna Hilary Walker ’14

By Tim Creedon Degree B.S. Textile Technology ’14 Job Title Footwear Material Innovator II at Nike Hometown Oak Island, NC Background Say hello to Hilary Walker, a young alumna of the Wilson College of Textiles. Hailing from Oak Island, NC, Walker decided to stay in-state for college. Her student life included being a part of Greek… 

Ritika Burman and Jessica Singleton

Feb 8, 2021

Wilson College of Textiles Honors Alumnae with New Distinguished Young Alumni Award

In a time when virtual Zoom meetings can blur together, the Wilson College of Textiles used the element of surprise in naming Ritika Burman ’15 and Jessica Singleton ’09 recipients of the inaugural Distinguished Young Alumni Award. 

Ngoc Nguyen

Jan 11, 2021

Dean’s Page Alumna: Ngoc Nguyen ’20, TT, Graduate School: Master of Industrial Design

By Amanda Padbury Ngoc Nguyen ’20 Degree: B.S., textile technology, concentration in medical textiles Current position/employer: industrial design graduate student at the College of Design at NC State University Dean’s page: January 2018 – May 2020 Tell us about your current role:  Currently, I am a graduate student studying industrial design at the College of Design. I… 

Rachel Landon

Jan 6, 2021

Dean’s Page Alumna: Rachel Landon ’19, TE, American and Efird

By Ngoc Nguyen Rachel Landon ’19 Degree: B.S. textile engineering Current position/employer: plant continuous improvement leader at American and Efird Dean’s page: January 2016 – May 2019  Tell us about your current role: I was promoted to my current job this past June, in the middle of COVID-19. I had been assisting the continuous improvement team… 

Jennifer Woodson

Dec 18, 2020

Meet Young Alumna Jennifer Woodson ’10

By Tim Creedon Degrees B.S. apparel design, Florida State University ’07 B.S. merchandising, Florida State University ’07 M.S. textiles, North Carolina State University ’10 Job Title Founder/Owner, Textile Developer at JMW Textiles Hometown St. Petersburg, Florida Background Originally from Florida, Woodson naturally attended Florida State University, where she studied Apparel Design and Merchandising. However, her…