All Sewn Up
Dr. Hui Cong will soon return to her hometown in China -- but she is leaving behind a body of work that will help make better, longer lasting surgical materials. She has focused her research here at the College of Textiles on absorbable barbed sutures -- monofilaments that each look like the thorned stem of a rose -- which eliminate the need for tying knots, thus reducing surgical time and promoting wound healing.
Textile Engineering Student Defines High Performance
High performance defines every aspect of Textiles student Courtney Oswald’s college career. It is evidenced in her pursuit of academic excellence, in two internship experiences, in her role as president of the Textile Engineering Society, and, quite literally, in her undergraduate research in the area of protective and performance textiles.
Textiles Students Design Sustainable Solutions
In this senior design course, students have two semesters to create a solution to a textiles industry problem. This year, several projects focus on sustainability.
Textile Technology alumna Jasmine Cox charts her own course in work at the Textile Technology Center and in graduate school online through the College of Textiles.
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.
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.
Kelsey Boes, poised to receive her Ph.D. in Fiber and Polymer Science, has a bright future in science communication.
Osborne Scholarship Gives Grad Students Freedom to Focus
The first Osborne Scholarship recipients are as diverse as the textile field itself, ranging in focus from fashion to developing polymeric materials. What they share is a commitment to the future of the textile industry and a zest for lifelong education.
Being a Caldwell Fellow has Shaped this PCC Student’s Life
Polymer and Color Chemistry sophomore Tre’ Dennis credits the Caldwell Fellows Program with helping shape him as an individual. The transformation hasn’t just been about off-campus experiences, but also has happened through a series of leadership opportunities and day-to-day interaction with other Caldwell Fellows on campus.
Five TATM Students Win Awards from Nation’s Largest Fashion Scholarship Fund
Five NC State College of Textiles students recently were named 2018 Fashion Scholarship Fund winners. Each was awarded money toward their education expenses and given access to valuable internship opportunities.