Annett-Hitchcock Receives 2017 Equity for Women Award
College of Textiles Associate Professor Katherine Annett-Hitchcock won the 2017 Equity for Women Award at the Annual Sisterhood Dinner on Feb. 27. The award was presented by NC State University’s Council on the Status of Women.
Raleigh Investment Firm Supports Empowerment Initiative
The College of Textiles received a gift from Shah Capital for a unique women’s empowerment initiative: the Hunar Project, which provides students in Raleigh with service learning opportunities and women in India with a chance at economic independence.
Hemline for Hearts Seeks to Raise Awareness of Women’s Heart Health
Talk about wearing your heart on your sleeve. Six designers from NC State’s College of Textiles will take that expression literally on Jan. 28 when they create apparel designs made entirely out of red paper hearts to raise awareness of the issues surrounding women and heart disease.
Eight Textiles Students Receive YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund Awards
Eight N.C. State College of Textiles students were awarded scholarships from the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund. The scholarship winners were honored on Jan. 12 in New York City.
Textile Design Student Wins 2017 Bookmark Competition
The winner of the 2017 COT bookmark competition is Jamie Harvey, a senior studying Fashion and Textile Design with a focus on Textile Design. Her design honors the 50th anniversary of Carter-Finley Stadium.
Student Designs Inspired by “Rolling Sculptures” Exhibit at NCMA
College of Textiles students participating in the recent North Carolina Museum of Art College Night drew design inspiration from the exhibit “Rolling Sculptures: Art Deco Cars from the 1930s and '40s”.
Dr. Lisa Chapman Named a 2016-17 University Faculty Scholar
Dr. Lisa Chapman, associate professor at NC State's College of Textiles has been named a University Faculty Scholar. Chapman, whose teaching and research cut across design and technology, possesses a unique ability to bridge art and science in teaching, research and industry engagement.
Outfitting the Future: Wearable Tech
NC State researchers are developing wearable technologies that are functional, efficient, innovative and practical, and that could have an impact on countless lives.
COT Students Lead the Pack
Meet some College of Textiles students who have a passion for leadership. Their think and do mindset is demonstrated in their work with various student groups.
Students Personalize Pillows for Patients at UNC Children’s Hospital
While most College of Textiles students are spending their evenings in studio or NC State's Hunt Library, sophomores Sara Lewis (left) and Carly Kvietok are stitching their way toward a difference in the lives of the young patients at UNC Children’s Hospital.