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Young Alumni

Feb 6, 2023

Two Outstanding Graduates Recognized with 2023 Distinguished Young Alumni Awards

In recognition of their exceptional professional and personal achievements, graduates Devon Person ’10 and Monica Warsaw ’12 have been named the recipients of the college’s 2023 Distinguished Young Alumni Awards. 

Monica Warsaw

Feb 6, 2023

Monica Warsaw ’12 Named a Distinguished Young Alumni Award Recipient

To honor her outstanding leadership, service to the textile industry and engagement with her alma mater, Monica Warsaw — a 2012 fashion and textile management graduate — was recognized with a 2023 Distinguished Young Alumni Award. 

Devon Person

Feb 6, 2023

Devon Person ’10 Named a Distinguished Young Alumni Award Recipient

In recognition of his career achievements, service to the textile industry and community involvement, Devon Person — a 2010 textile engineering graduate — was honored with a 2023 Distinguished Young Alumni Award. 

Caitlyn Holt and Chad Bolick

Dec 22, 2022

Two Wilson College Alumni Participate in Textile Circularity Discussion Hosted at UN Headquarters

In honor of the third annual World Circular Textiles Day, Caitlyn Holt ’12, ’13 and Chad Bolick ’94 were invited to participate in a roundtable discussion with aims to create a waste-free textiles future. 

Members of the Dean's Young Alumni Leadership Council

Dec 5, 2022

Celebrating Five Years of Spirited Impact: the Dean’s Young Alumni Leadership Council

Since its inception in 2017, the Dean’s Young Alumni Leadership Council has created a more engaged and connected young alumni community within the Wilson College of Textiles through its critical initiatives. 

Katie Crumpton

Jul 29, 2022

Katie Crumpton ’09: Exploring Her Love for Fashion By Promoting the Use and Sustainability of Cotton

As a member of Cotton Incorporated’s global supply chain marketing team, Katie Crumpton ’09 is proud to highlight the many ways that cotton can be used, recycled and returned to the Earth. 

Matthew Lezzi

Jul 21, 2022

Matthew Iezzi ’18, ’19: A World-Class Textiles Education Took This Graduate to Thailand, Hong Kong and Los Angeles

During his time on campus, Matthew Iezzi made the most of his college experience — thanks to his Kimbrell Centennial Scholarship, he expanded his textile knowledge and passion for sustainability by studying and interning abroad. 

Think and Do the Extraordinary medallions

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. 

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.