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Month: September 2017

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Sep 28, 2017

Zika-Resistant Clothing Project to be Featured at ACCelerate Festival

Pioneering NC State projects that blend art and science take center stage at the upcoming ACCelerate Festival including "A Fashionable Response to Mosquito Protection", a project led by Textiles researchers and students. 

Lisabeth Carolina Arias

Sep 28, 2017

Heritage is the Hallmark of FTD Alumna’s Clothing Line

Fashion and Textile Design alumna Lisbeth Arias celebrates her heritage with Descalza, a fashion she began as an undergraduate. She recently launched the collection of scarves, ties and skirts via a successful Kickstarter campaign. 

Mrs. Wuf at Textiles building

Sep 28, 2017

Discover Textiles at NC State

We invite you and your family to explore the College of Textiles during our annual Open House. Come enjoy a full day of events and presentations designed to introduce you to the exciting world of textiles and the many opportunities available to textiles students at NC State. 

Kent Hester

Sep 22, 2017

As Kent Hester Retires, He Leaves a Legacy of Service

After three decades, Kent Hester is retiring at the end of September. The alum and director of Student and Career Services reflects on his time at the College of Textiles and the experiences that shaped his career. 

College of Textiles sign

Sep 22, 2017

Textiles Alumna Returns Home to Complete Master’s Degree Online

NC State College of Textiles Alumna Jessica Whalen knew the online Master of Textiles degree was right for her after earning her bachelor’s degree at NC State. 

Adam Barksdale at Nissan

Sep 19, 2017

Economical Engineering: Adam Barksdale ’16 at Nissan

Read about College of Textiles alumnus Adam Barksdale '16, design engineer at Nissan. 

Annie Corah

Sep 14, 2017

Textiles Student Spends Semester Abroad with Sharks, Koalas and Kangaroos!

Textile Engineering student Annie Corah spend a semester abroad in Australia. During her time studying at the University of Adelaide, she had the opportunity to make new friends, experience new things and embark on new adventures. 

Rice Bag Challenge at NC State

Sep 12, 2017

Trial Run: Mini Senior Design Challenge With Rise Against Hunger

For the fourth time, Rise Against Hunger returned to the Senior Design capstone class in search of sustainable ways to recycle rice bags they deliver to developing countries. Twenty five teams stepped up with creative and functional prototypes. 

Dr. Sonja Salmon

Sep 12, 2017

Dr. Sonja Salmon Joins College of Textiles as Associate Professor and Industrial Partnerships Manager

Dr. Sonja Salmon has been hired as associate professor and industrial partnerships manager at her alma mater, NC State's College of Textiles. 

Kayla Brewer

Sep 5, 2017

Kayla Brewer ‘14 Opens Voda Boutique Downtown

College of Textiles alumna Kayla Brewer always knew her future was fashion. From the moment she decided she wanted to own a clothing store, each class she took and every position she worked was part of a larger strategy. Now, just three years after graduation, she has opened Voda, a women’s clothing and accessories boutique in downtown Raleigh.