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Wilson College of Textiles Dean David Hinks, Gaston College President John Hauser and Catawba Valley Community College President Garrett Hinshaw sign agreements during a ceremony in Dallas, North Carolina.

New Community College Partnerships Provide Opportunity for Students, Industry

A set of agreements with community college’s in North Carolina’s piedmont will bring new talent to both the Wilson College of Textiles and the state’s textile industry.

Jeff Joines, Brandon King and Lori Rothenberg in cap and gown

Simulating Life-Saving Solutions

TTM alumnus Brandon King graduated with his doctoral degree — and real-world problem-solving experience. He used simulation and data analysis to help nurses find the best way to meet a life-saving goal: reaching patients in cardiac arrest within two minutes.

Textiles today are innovativelife savingcreativeglobal, all around you and thriving right here in North Carolina. Our textile students build their education on a foundation of science that takes them to fashion housesNASA, textile design companies, laboratories, graduate school and beyond. From designing elephant collars that protect remote villages and innovating bite sleeves that shield military officers from harm to developing fabrics that harvest energy and garments that monitor your vital signs, our students lead lives of impact. Along with our faculty and staff, they embody the Think and Do philosophy that is NC State.