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Tag: Young Alumni

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Jul 1, 2022

Wilson College of Textiles’ Remarkable Finish To An Extraordinary Campaign

Every gift that was given during the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign has made — and continues to make — an impact on the fabric of the Wilson College of Textiles' history. 

Tova Williams

Jun 30, 2022

Tova Williams Named Research Assistant Professor at Wilson College of Textiles

Armed with both a Ph.D. and private industry experience, she felt called to return to NC State. 

Joelle Bond

Jun 24, 2022

Joelle Bond ’13: Inspired to Design Pieces That Will Always Stand Out in Your Wardrobe

Since graduating, Joelle Bond has had a successful fashion design career that has spanned a variety of top brands, including Tracy Reese, Spanx and Athleta — where she now works as an associate designer. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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.