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Month: March 2018

Greater Good Textile Group

Mar 30, 2018

Greater Good Textile Group to Host 3rd Annual Sustainable Business Forum

The Greater Good Textile Group will host its third annual Sustainable Business forum, featuring local clothing companies TS Designs and Pamut Apparel, on April 5. 

Colin Holloway

Mar 30, 2018

Alumnus Colin Holloway Delivers Game Changing Products for VF

As lead developer for VF Corporation’s Global Innovation Center, NC State College of Textiles double alumnus Colin Holloway works toward one goal: developing breakthrough technologies for new products. It’s a role that Holloway embraces. 

Kat Williford

Mar 26, 2018

Entrepreneur Talks to TT Students About Keeping Supply Chains Local

Kat Williford, owner of Raleigh-based Pamut Apparel, spoke with Textile Technology students about her company's North Carolina based supply chain, including the benefits and challenges of starting a small company that produces organic, locally made clothing. 

Dr. Andre West

Mar 21, 2018

Andre West Named 2018 Textiles Leader of the Year

NC State’s College of Textiles has named Andre West the 2018 Leader of the Year. West, who is an assistant professor in the Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management department, will receive his award at a banquet on April 3. 

Jeff Sackaroff

Mar 15, 2018

Meet Jeff Sackaroff, New Director of Student and Career Services

Jeff Sackaroff is excited to get to work. The NC State alumnus recently joined the College of Textiles as its new director of Student and Career Services, effective March 1, and he has already made plans to streamline the system and make more tools available to students. 

Kelsey Boes

Mar 12, 2018

Interpreting Science

Kelsey Boes, poised to receive her Ph.D. in Fiber and Polymer Science, has a bright future in science communication. 

Dr. Philip D. Bradford

Mar 9, 2018

Dr. Philip Bradford Named 2017-18 University Faculty Scholar

Philip D. Bradford, associate professor in the Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science department at NC State’s College of Textiles has been named a 2017-18 University Faculty Scholar by Chancellor Randy Woodson. 

William K. “Bill” Collins Sr. and Benjamin P. “Ben” Jenkins III with Chancellor Randy Woodson

Mar 7, 2018

Textile Chemistry Alum Honored with Prestigious Watauga Medal

William K. “Bill” Collins Sr. and Benjamin P. “Ben” Jenkins III named the 2018 recipients of the Watauga Medal, NC State University’s highest nonacademic honor. 

Textiles Research Open House

Mar 6, 2018

Textiles Research Open House Brings Innovation to the Forefront

On Monday, April 16, 2018, the NC State College of Textiles will host the 2018 Textiles Research Open House. This one-day event provides an opportunity for College of Textiles students to share their research with industry professionals. Organized by the Textile Association of Graduate Students with support provided by The VF Foundation, the event aims to open a dialogue and establish networks with those involved in textiles and related industries. 

Dr. Renzo Shamey

Mar 2, 2018

Shamey Named Ciba Professor of Textile Chemistry

Dr. Renzo Shamey, professor and University Scholar in the department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science, has been named the Ciba Professor of Textile Chemistry, effective March 1, 2018. The Ciba professorship recognizes an expert in the field of color and the coloration process and supports their research into color science.