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Month: June 2018

Michael Scipione

Jun 29, 2018

From Wolfpack to TemperPack

College of Textiles alumnus Michael Scipione is using the skills he learned as a member of the Wolfpack in his career with an environmentally-friendly packaging company. The 2015 NC State graduate, with bachelor’s degrees in both Textile Engineering and biomedical engineering, is the director of research and development at TemperPack. 

Latasia Priest

Jun 22, 2018

Meet Latasia Priest

Latasia Priest holds a degree in mechanical engineering -- but instead of building machines, she spends her days building relationships. As the new assistant director of annual giving and prospect development for the North Carolina Textile Foundation (NCTF), she engages with young alumni every day to boost support for the College of Textiles at NC State. 

TSC Summit

Jun 18, 2018

Sustainability School

By Cameron Walker and Jitong Li In the spring of 2018, graduate students taught by Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management professor Dr. Karen K. Leonas partnered with industry leaders from American & Efird and The Sustainability Consortium to work on pressing sustainability concerns in the textile field. Through two separate projects, graduate students in… 

Ashley Maurice and Ngoc Nguyen with "Protegete" Project

Jun 4, 2018

Protection by Design

By Cameron Walker North Carolina has the sixth largest migrant worker population in the nation; conservative estimates number these farmworkers and their dependents at 150,000 per growing season. Migrant laborers face on-the-job hazards like UV radiation, heatstroke and pesticide poisoning, yet they work long days in clothing ill-suited for the fields. New Fashion and Textile…