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Year: 2016

Dean Hinks

Dec 16, 2016

From the Dean

Dean David Hinks highlights achievements that happened during the fall semester and encourages alumni and friends to learn more about the Think and Do the Extraordinary campaign and the College's Strategic Plan. 

Wilson College of Textiles exterior view

Dec 8, 2016

Textile Design Student Wins 2017 Bookmark Competition

The winner of the 2017 COT bookmark competition is Jamie Harvey, a senior studying Fashion and Textile Design with a focus on Textile Design. Her design honors the 50th anniversary of Carter-Finley Stadium. 

Model in dress

Dec 6, 2016

Student Designs Inspired by “Rolling Sculptures” Exhibit at NCMA

College of Textiles students participating in the recent North Carolina Museum of Art College Night drew design inspiration from the exhibit “Rolling Sculptures: Art Deco Cars from the 1930s and '40s”. 

Dr. Lisa Chapman

Dec 6, 2016

Dr. Lisa Chapman Named a 2016-17 University Faculty Scholar

Dr. Lisa Chapman, associate professor at NC State's College of Textiles has been named a University Faculty Scholar. Chapman, whose teaching and research cut across design and technology, possesses a unique ability to bridge art and science in teaching, research and industry engagement. 

Wilson College Campus

Dec 6, 2016

Wilson College Students Lead the Pack

Meet some College of Textiles students who have a passion for leadership. Their think and do mindset is demonstrated in their work with various student groups. 

Sara Lewis (left) and Carly Kvietok (right)

Nov 22, 2016

Students Personalize Pillows for Patients at UNC Children’s Hospital

While most College of Textiles students are spending their evenings in studio or NC State's Hunt Library, sophomores Sara Lewis (left) and Carly Kvietok are stitching their way toward a difference in the lives of the young patients at UNC Children’s Hospital. 

Jasmine Mason

Nov 22, 2016

PackFashion Poised for a Comeback

A team of College of Textiles students led by editor-in-chief Jasmine Mason, is busy bringing the fashion magazine PackFashion back to campus. The print piece will be in readers hands spring 2017. 

Emiel DenHartog

Nov 17, 2016

Faculty and Staff Honored for Extension Efforts

The College of Textiles is particularly strong when it comes to extension efforts; faculty, staff and students excel at working one-on-one with companies in the textile industry and government groups. Earlier this year, two members of the COT family were honored for their respective outreach efforts. 

Dr. Xiangwu Zhang

Nov 3, 2016

Dr. Xiangwu Zhang Named Associate Dean for Research

Dr. Xiangwu Zhang was named associate dean for research in the College of Textiles at NC State. Zhang is an internationally recognized leader in nanostructured and multifunctional polymer, fiber, textile and composite materials with an emphasis on energy storage applications. 

Models on runway

Nov 2, 2016

Couture for a Cause 2016

Emerging, local fashion designers with Activate Good nonprofit partners for Couture for a Cause. This year, about half of the participants have ties to NC State College of Textiles.