Julia Rice

Julia Rice

Julia Rice

Director, Design Lab

Email: julia_rice@ncsu.edu Phone: (919) 513-8153


  • BA in Art + Design – NC State University
  • BA in Psychology – NC State University
  • MA in Art Therapy and Counseling – Adler School of Professional Psychology


Julia Rice joined the College of Design as K-12 Camps + Workshops Coordinator in 2012. In 2014, Julia became the director of the Design Lab, the College of Design’s K–12 outreach initiative. The Design Lab offers pre-college programming, outreach, and teacher programming, including the College of Design’s popular Design Camp, Weekend, Workshops, Field Trips for school groups, and teacher professional development opportunities. These programs serve thousands of students, families, educators, and members from local and international communities each year.

Julia’s areas of work an interest include k-12 outreach, design pedagogy, social responsibility, child and adolescent development, project management, strategic planning, educator training and development, and research in education.

Office Location: Brooks Hall, 212 B/C


Design Lab for K-12 Education, Student Affairs