Student Success

May 16, 2018

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.

May 7, 2018  |  Our People

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.

Apr 25, 2018  |  Our People

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.

Apr 12, 2018  |  Our People

Destination: Textiles

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.

Mar 30, 2018  |  Our People

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.

Mar 26, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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.

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.

Feb 28, 2018  |  Giving Back

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.

Feb 26, 2018  |  Giving Back

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.

Feb 1, 2018

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.