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Month: November 2021

Merica Ivey

Nov 30, 2021

Passion for Helping Under-Resourced Students, Background in Research Guides Recruitment Coordinator

Merica Ivey has dedicated her research and her career to helping students like her succeed in higher education. 

Shannon Sefton

Nov 24, 2021

Textile Engineering Student Adapts for Valuable Summer Experience

Textile engineering student Shannon Sefton adapted to the challenges of the pandemic to learn a vital computer simulation program from an expert. 

Professor Leonas and her students

Nov 23, 2021

Bringing Back The Best

Meet the Wilson College of Textiles faculty members who transitioned from students to faculty while bringing their best back to campus. 

Bailey Knight

Nov 22, 2021

Wilson College Lab Technician Recognized for Keeping Spaces Safe for Students and Faculty

NC State recently recognized Bailey Knight with a nomination for the Awards for Excellence after she faced the challenges of COVID-19 protocols head on by ensuring that safety protocols were met in the Wilson College of Textile lab and studio spaces. 

Dr. Byoungho “Ellie” Jin,

Nov 19, 2021

Professor Brings Experience, Expertise to International Organization During Presidency

Dr. Byoungho “Ellie” Jin has leveraged industry connections and knowledge to make a big impact on the International Textile and Apparel Association. 

Students recycling textile

Nov 18, 2021

Sustainability Committee Makes A Difference

Staff, faculty and students collaborate to improve sustainability at the Wilson College of Textiles. 

Shane Harrington

Nov 17, 2021

Wilson College Professors, Student Use Fiber Robots to Research Stem Cells

Research experience over the summer allowed a polymer and color chemistry student to develop experimental skills and investigate stem cell development. 

(F.I.E.R.O.) Symposium

Nov 16, 2021

TPACC Researcher Presents Findings to Leaders in Firefighting Industry

A study by the Wilson College of Textiles' Textile Protection and Comfort Center finds new ways to protect firefighters from heat stress. 

Kori Hyer

Nov 15, 2021

Wilson College Alumna Designs Suit to Help Search and Rescue Teams Save Lives

Kori Hyer is receiving international recognition for an avalanche rescue suit she created as a student. 

Em Lichtenberger

Nov 12, 2021

Using Chemistry to Solve Problems

Em Lichtenberger uses their two chemistry degrees from the Wilson College of Textiles to keep Parker Lord running.