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Month: March 2016

Wilson College Campus

Mar 28, 2016

Spring Shows Highlight Fashion and Textile Design Creativity

Spring in North Carolina can be counted on to bring a return to warmer weather, pollen coating every surface and NC State student shows and exhibitions. Tickets are on sale now for two exciting Wilson College of Textiles events happening soon: the 19th Annual AATS Fashion Exposé and the FTD: Emerging Designers Showcase. Be sure to get your tickets.… 

Textiles Graduate Research Symposium

Mar 24, 2016

Textiles Students Compete and Win at Graduate Research Symposium

Eighteen Wilson College of Textiles students competed in the 11th Annual NC State Graduate Student Research Symposium held March 23. When the judging was done, two had claimed top spots. Ruth Adikorley, who is in the Textile Technology Management doctoral program, took first place in the Social Sciences and Management category, while Allison Bowles, a student… 

Charleston Fashion Week Collage

Mar 15, 2016

Strong College of Textiles Presence at Charleston Fashion Week 2016

The Wolfpack will be well represented during this week’s Baker Motor Company Charleston Fashion Week®, one of the premier fashion weeks in North America since its founding in 2007. Five of sixteen designers competing as semifinalists in CFW’s Emerging Designer Competition have NC State Wilson College of Textiles roots. Three are alumni and two are current students.… 

Wilson College Campus

Mar 11, 2016

2016 Anniversary Bookmark Competition

Open to All Wilson College Students, Faculty and StaffHelp celebrate 25 years on Centennial campus with a bookmark design featuring the Wilson College of Textiles building.The winning design will be distributed to over 2,000 people around the world!Deadline: Friday, April 1, 2016For complete design rules visit go.ncsu.edu/bookmark As we mark the 25th anniversary of the… 

NC State Wilson College faculty and students with the women of Hunar in Jaipur, India

Mar 11, 2016

Home Textiles Leader Pledges Support for Program that Empowers Women, Provides Service Learning

The Wilson College of Textiles at NC State has received support for a unique program that provides students in Raleigh with service learning opportunities and women in India with a chance at economic independence. Nextt, one of North America’s largest home bedding companies, has gifted the North Carolina Textile Foundation with support for the College’s collaboration with… 

Wilson College Campus

Mar 1, 2016

Former Dean Dame S. Hamby Passes Away

Dr. Dame S. Hamby, who served as dean of the Wilson College of Textiles from 1981 to 1987,  passed away Feb. 27, 2016. He was 95. During his tenure, Dean Hamby increased private financial support, reorganized the curriculum and forged closer links between the textile industry and NC State. A native of Macon, GA, he began his…