The Mission of the North Carolina Textile Foundation is to promote the welfare, future development and reputation of the College of Textiles at North Carolina State University as the premier institution for textile education and research. As a nonprofit organization, the Foundation supports the College and Dean by providing funds for scholarships to deserving undergraduate and graduate students, recruitment and retention of highly qualified educators and researchers and placement of graduates. The Foundation also assists in the acquisition and maintenance of state-of-the-art equipment and facilities for research and education.
Mike Hale ‘72, Named Distinguished Alumni Award Winner
Mike Hale [TE, 1972] received the Distinguished Alumni Award for the College of Textiles during the NC State Alumni Association’s annual Evening of Stars Gala held Oct. 27. Under Mike’s leadership, Polymer Group Inc. became a global force in nonwoven products. He is on the board of directors of the North Carolina Textile Foundation (NCTF) and supports students through an endowment he established with his wife Jean. Read more.