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Month: September 2016

Textile students at STOLL

Sep 27, 2016

Textile Students Visit STOLL Flat Knitting Machines Producer

As part of their study abroad experience during the summer of 2016, six students from NC State's College of Textiles visited the headquarters of STOLL Machine Works in Reutlingen, Germany, a traditional center for textiles and textile machinery. STOLL, a manufacturer of flat-knitting machines, has been in business for over 140 years. 

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Sep 26, 2016

Join Us for an Admissions Twitter Chat October 4

Join College of Textiles admissions counselors at 4:30 p.m. (EST) Tuesday, Oct. 4 for a Twitter chat about the upcoming application deadline. We’ll be answering your questions live on our Twitter page. 

2016 Senior Design Rice Bag Winners

Sep 15, 2016

Senior Design Teams Give Rice Bags New Life

To prepare for the rigors of Senior Design, the capstone course for the Textile Engineering and Textile Technology degree programs, student teams worked on a smaller project with the potential for huge impact. They partnered with Stop Hunger Now to solve for the best way to repurpose rice bags to benefit people in developing countries. 

Hannah Wright

Sep 13, 2016

Hannah Wright

Hannah Wright- from Charlotte, NC, graduated from Providence High School. Hannah has been awarded a North Carolina Textile Foundation Robert E. Smith Centennial Scholarship. Hannah completed multiple Advanced Placement courses including Psychology, Language and Composition, Literature and Composition, U.S. History, Physics, Calculus AB, and Calculus BC. She was especially interested in her English courses and… 

Michelle Kerstein

Sep 13, 2016

Michelle Kerstein

Michelle Kerstein – from Matthews, NC, graduated from East Mecklenburg High School. She has been awarded a North Carolina Textile Foundation American & Efird Centennial Scholarship. Michelle completed International Baccalaureate courses, including Chemistry, Environmental Systems and Societies, Literature, Spanish, Philosophy, and Mathematics. She also took honors courses including Principles of Engineering, Civil Engineering and Architecture,… 

Kori Hyer

Sep 13, 2016

Kori Hyer

Kori Hyer – from Fayetteville, NC, graduated from Terry Sanford High School. She has been awarded a North Carolina Textile Foundation Jerry & Olivia Rowland Centennial Scholarship. Kori completed college courses through Fayetteville Technical Community College in both Drawing, and Graphic Design. She also took Advanced Placement courses, including Biology, Environmental Science, English Literature and… 

Morgan Gunter

Sep 13, 2016

Morgan Gunter

Morgan Gunter Morgan Gunter is from Jamestown, N.C., and graduated from Ragsdale High School. Morgan was awarded a North Carolina Textile Foundation G. Allen Mebane Centennial Scholarship. Morgan is studying Textile Engineering. “I feel incredibly blessed to be a Centennial scholar. It is a prestigious honor that has and will continue to provide me opportunities that will enhance… 

Heather Freeman

Sep 13, 2016

Heather Freeman

Heather Freeman- from Candler, NC, graduated from Enka High School. Heather has been awarded a North Carolina Textile Foundation Floopy Dunlap/Beaunit Centennial Scholarship. Heather completed Advanced Placement courses in Calculus, Physics, Environmental Science, Statistics, Government, and World History. She particularly enjoyed her AP Calculus AB Course. Heather participated in a variety of organizations in high… 

Annali Evling

Sep 13, 2016

Annali Evling

Annali Evling – from Fleming Island, FL, graduated from Ridgeview High School. Annali has been awarded a North Carolina Textile Foundation ITT/Roger Milliken Centennial Scholarship. Annali took both Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate courses, including European History, World History, Physics, Chemistry, English Literature and Composition, History of Americas, Calculus, French, and Theory of Knowledge. She… 

Rosemary Edberg

Sep 13, 2016

Rosemary Edberg

Rosemary Edberg Rosemary Edberg is from Mora, Minn., and graduated from Mora Junior-Senior High School. She was awarded a North Carolina Textile Foundation Centennial Scholarship. She also earned a Park Scholarship through NC State University. She is studying Textile Engineering. “To be a Centennial Scholar means that I have the support of the Wilson College of Textiles…