FTD Emerging Designers Display Diversity in Expression, Inspiration
The 2017 FTD:Emerging Designers Showcase highlighted the impressive individuality of each of the senior Fashion and Textile Design students. Held May 7, the exhibit and runway show featured the work of 28 designers who made up the program's third graduating class.
From Scholarship Recipient to Employee
Caitlyn Holt, a College of Textiles double alumna, was thrilled to receive a scholarship to help cover the costs of her education at NC State. However, she had no idea how deeply private support would influence her life and career.
Spring 2017 Commencement Brings a Record Number of Graduates
On Saturday, May 13, NC State University’s College of Textiles graduated its largest class ever, 245 students. In all, 209 bachelor’s degrees were awarded along with 30 master’s degrees and six doctorates. When combined with the students who graduated in […]
Textile Designer Claire Hider’s Inspired College Journey
Commencement speaker Claire Hider’s recent textile collection “Aligned (Undefined)” was inspired by Bauhaus, the German modernist school of art that sought to reconnect art and manufacturing. In a way, her selection of hand painted and digital designs serves as a metaphor for her studies at the College of Textiles; as she earned her bachelor of science in Fashion and Textile Design and completed a series of internships, she was able to translate her love of art and interest in science and technology into marketable product.
Bill Harazin Named International Trade Educator of the Year
William D. Harazin, teaching associate professor, Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management department, was named the 2017 International Trade Educator of the Year by the board of governors of NASBITE International. Harazin was recognized for his long-term commitment to international business education.
Outstanding Teacher Delisia Matthews Shares Lessons from Life
Dr. Delisia R. Matthews, assistant professor in the College of Textiles’ department of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management (TATM), was recently selected as a university-level recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Teacher Award. She was one of 17 recipients across NC State.
Lamar Receives Certificate of Reflective Teaching
Professor Traci Lamar received the 2017 Certificate of Reflective Teaching for her efforts to become a more intentional, reflective teacher who incorporate best practices in teaching.
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.