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Month: April 2019

Design Day

Apr 29, 2019

Design Day

Teams from the Senior Design capstone class from the Textile Engineering and Textile Technology programs at the Wilson College of Textiles showed off their hard work at Design Day, a juried poster session. 

Emily Harris

Apr 22, 2019

Well Hot Glam! Meet Alumna Emily Harris

It’s been about a year since Emily Harris graduated from the Wilson College of Textiles with a bachelor’s degree in Fashion and Textile Management, and what a year she’s had! From taking her blog from hobby to business, to opening a storefront for her own boutique, she’s making the most of entrepreneurial life. 

Case Competition

Apr 16, 2019

Textile Technology Students Win APICS Triangle Chapter Student Case Competition

Three Textile Technology students won the Fourth Annual APICS Triangle Chapter Student Case Competition along with another finalist team from Duke University. NC State's team was composed of Wilson College of Textiles students Amor Camatcho, Kenneth Bradbury and Aidan Special. 

Warren Jasper

Apr 15, 2019

Jasper Receives Outstanding Engagement Service Award

Dr. Warren Jasper has received the NC State University Outstanding Extension Service Award (OESA) for the 2018-2019 academic year. The OESA acknowledges exceptional extension engagement and economic development activities and honors faculty and staff for these efforts. 

Jeff blessinger

Apr 12, 2019

ZTE’s Blessinger Recognized for Outstanding Extension Service

Jeff Blessinger, extension specialist and Lean Six Sigma program manager for the Zeis Textiles Extension (ZTE) at the Wilson College of Textiles, has received NC State’s Outstanding Extension Service Award in honor of his exceptional extension engagement and economic development activities for the university. 

Dr. Mengmeng Zhu

Apr 10, 2019

Increasing Efficiency and Incorporating Enthusiasm – Meet Dr. Mengmeng Zhu

The Wilson College of Textiles is proud to introduce one of its newest assistant professors: Dr. Mengmeng Zhu. Last November, the assistant professor entered the Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science and since then has been making strides towards research and sharing her findings among students, faculty and the community. Zhu has been a recipient of several select scholarships and awards during her pursuit of further knowledge and continues to make an impact in academia today. 

Hannah Eberenz photo submition

Apr 10, 2019

TAGS 2019 Research Image Contest Winners Revealed

Nine winners. Nine images. Nine displays. This is the beginning of what may be a new annual competition for the Wilson College of Textiles. To demonstrate the research of our students, the Textile Association of Graduate Students (TAGS) has developed an image contest that will display submitted discoveries to hundreds of individuals.  

Testing first responder apparel

Apr 4, 2019

Discover the Science Behind Clothing Comfort and Protection April 30-May 2

If your work involves the production or testing of high-performance athletic apparel and/or advanced garment systems for the military and first responders, you won't want to miss Clothing Comfort and Protection Science, a three-day course taught by experts at the world-renowned Textile Protection and Comfort Center (TPACC) at the College of Textiles at NC State University. The course will be held April 30 to May 2. 

Jess Jur in lab

Apr 1, 2019

Dr. Jesse Jur Named 2018-2019 University Faculty Scholar

Jesse Jur, associate professor in the department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science (TECS) at NC State’s Wilson College of Textiles, has been named a 2018-19 University Faculty Scholar by Chancellor Randy Woodson for his dedication to serving the university community through scholarship, research and engagement.