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Month: March 2017

John Y. "Jack" Daniels at AATCC

Mar 23, 2017

John “Jack” Daniels Named 2017 Textile Leader of the Year

John Y. "Jack" Daniels has been named recipient of the 2017 Textile Leader of the Year Award. Daniels, an alumnus and executive vice president at American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC), will receive his award April 18. 

Student at solar bus stop

Mar 22, 2017

Textile Engineering Student Leads Effort to Bring Solar Power to Bus Stop

Waiting for NC State’s Wolfline campus bus and notice that your cell phone battery is almost depleted? If you happen to be at the Dan Allen Drive bus stop near […] 

LED Lights

Mar 20, 2017

LED Upgrade Saves Energy, Improves Senior Design Lab

The Senior Design lab in the College of Textiles recently underwent a retrofit project that improved lighting quality while reducing power consumption by two-thirds. The project, which is expected to save $4,700 annually in avoided energy costs, also provides students with a healthier indoor environment. 

Wilson College Campus

Mar 9, 2017

Three Incoming Textiles Students Named to Caldwell Fellows Class of 2020

Three of the 26 outstanding NC State freshmen named to the Caldwell Fellows Class of 2020 are headed to the College of Textiles. These exceptional students were selected on the basis of their outstanding character, leadership potential, scholarship and their dedication to service. 

Philip Bradford

Mar 9, 2017

Philip Bradford: Putting Nanofibers to Work in Novel Ways

Dr. Philip Bradford’s research aims to make carbon nanotubes in unique ways for novel applications, making fighter jets stronger, batteries more conductive and air filters more effective. And that’s just the beginning. 

Cassandra Kwon

Mar 9, 2017

Cassandra Kwon: Opportunity and Ambition Lead to Innovation

Dr. Cassandra Kwon's experiences at the College of Textiles have led to her to a career with purpose: making products that save lives. 

Annett-Hitchcock receiving award

Mar 8, 2017

Annett-Hitchcock Receives 2017 Equity for Women Award

College of Textiles Associate Professor Katherine Annett-Hitchcock won the 2017 Equity for Women Award at the Annual Sisterhood Dinner on Feb. 27. The award was presented by NC State University’s Council on the Status of Women. 

Watauga Medal recipients

Mar 7, 2017

Alum Steve Warren Receives Watauga Medal

Textile Technology alumnus Steve Warren was one of four individuals to receive the Watauga Medal, NC State's highest nonacademic honor, during the annual Founders’ Day celebration March 3. 

Denali Design a Throw competition

Mar 7, 2017

Alum, Current Student Snag Honors in Denali Design-a-Throw Contest

This year both an alumna and a student from the College of Textiles took top spots in the Denali Design-a-Throw Competition. The 2016 competition drew 763 entries from 334 students representing 22 universities across the country. 

STEP program student using loom

Mar 6, 2017

Perspectives: A Summer at STEP

Incoming freshman Olivia Noles reflects on her time at Summer Textiles Exploration Program (STEP).