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Month: January 2018

"Protegete" by Ashley Maurice

Jan 29, 2018

‘Protegete’ Improves Agriculture Through Textile Design

Collaborating with experts in NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Fashion and Textile Design student Ashley Maurice created garments designed to protect North Carolina tobacco field workers. 

Lisa Bledsoe

Jan 23, 2018

Second Act

After a career behind the scenes in theater, College of Textiles graduate student Lisa Bledsoe explores expressive design in orthotics. 

Dr. Philip Bradford

Jan 19, 2018

Five Questions with Dr. Philip Bradford

Dr. Philip Bradford is somewhat of an NC State superalumnus, earning a tetrad of degrees from the university from 2005 until 2010. He entered as a Centennial Scholar in 2001 after completing the Summer Textile Exploration Program (STEP) as a rising high school senior. Less than two decades later, the professor has been named Program Director of the Textile Engineering Program in the College of Textiles. 

Belltower with cloudy sky

Jan 19, 2018

NC State Climbs on Best Value List

NC State is among the top 10 best values in public higher education for both in-state and out-of-state students, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. The annual ranking measures both academic quality and affordability. 

Dr. Abdel Fattah Mohamed Seyam

Jan 18, 2018

Seyam Named Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management Department Head

Dr. Abdel-Fattah Mohamed Seyam has been appointed the new department head for Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management. The Alumni Distinguished Graduate professor is looking forward to leading the interdisciplinary department and realizing his vision of fostering student and faculty achievement and engagement. 

NC State gateway

Jan 11, 2018

VF Corporation and NC State Announce Strategic, Multiyear Partnership

VF Corporation and North Carolina State University today announced a collaborative, strategic partnership that will support student development at NC State and advance apparel and textiles innovation within VF. The College of Textiles and VF have a long-standing relationship. Under this new multi-year agreement, the partnership is further strengthened by NC State’s Poole College of Management, which brings particular expertise in business analytics and supply chain management. 

Trent Ragland Jim Owens and Randy Woodson

Jan 10, 2018

Owens Honored with Menscer Cup

The NC State University Foundation presented its highest honor to Dr. Jim Owens, a three-time alumnus and the immediate past chair of the university’s Board of Trustees, earlier this month. 

Andrew Parker NREL

Jan 4, 2018

TE Alumnus Improving American Energy Efficiency

College of Textiles alumnus Andrew Parker (Textile Engineering ‘09) works toward a more sustainable future as an engineer with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, which conducts energy efficiency research on behalf of the federal government.