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Gabriel Montague and Jean Ferman

May 11, 2021

‘That’s What Virgos Do’: Meet #NCState21 Best Friends Jean and Gabriel

As part of our graduation video series, meet two grads whose friendship was written in the stars. 

Brielle Papalia

Aug 8, 2020

Meet Young Alumna Brielle Papalia ’15

By Latasia Priest DegreeB.S. Fashion and Textile Management, Brand Management and Marketing, 2015 Job TitleAssistant Product Development Manager at Gap Inc. HometownKernersville, NC Current City/StateNew York, NY Say hello to Brielle Papalia, a young alumna of the Wilson College of Textiles from Kernersville, North Carolina. As part of her family’s fourth generation to enter the… 

Karen Middleton

Jun 29, 2020

Meet Young Alumna Karen Middleton ’17

For Karen Middleton, the Wilson College of Textiles was a perfect fit for her continued education. With a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from the University of Maryland, and previous experience in the U. S. Middleton sought to further her skills in business and technology with a master’s degree in textiles at NC State’s Wilson College of Textiles.  

OESA winners

May 8, 2018

Two Textiles Faculty Recognized for Outstanding Extension Service

Two College of Textiles faculty members have received the NC State University Outstanding Extension Service Award, which acknowledges exceptional extension engagement and economic development activities. Learn more about recipients Dr. Karen K. Leonas and Dr. Bryan Ormond. 

Jasmine Cox at Wilson College of Textiles career fair

Apr 12, 2018

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. 

Dean David Hinks

Apr 3, 2018

From the Dean

Dean David Hinks highlights some the student and faculty accomplishments happening at the end of the 2017-18 semester. 

Colin Holloway

Mar 30, 2018

Alumnus Colin Holloway Delivers Game Changing Products for VF

As lead developer for VF Corporation’s Global Innovation Center, NC State College of Textiles double alumnus Colin Holloway works toward one goal: developing breakthrough technologies for new products. It’s a role that Holloway embraces. 

Dr. Peter Hauser

Feb 8, 2018

Hauser to Receive Olney Medal

The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) recently announced Dr. Peter Hauser, professor in the department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science (TECS), as the 2017 recipient of the Olney Medal Award for his myriad contributions to the textile industry in both industry and academia. 

Dr. Philip Bradford

Jan 19, 2018

Five Questions with Dr. Philip Bradford

Dr. Philip Bradford is somewhat of an NC State superalumnus, earning a tetrad of degrees from the university from 2005 until 2010. He entered as a Centennial Scholar in 2001 after completing the Summer Textile Exploration Program (STEP) as a rising high school senior. Less than two decades later, the professor has been named Program Director of the Textile Engineering Program in the College of Textiles. 

Trent Ragland Jim Owens and Randy Woodson

Jan 10, 2018

Owens Honored with Menscer Cup

The NC State University Foundation presented its highest honor to Dr. Jim Owens, a three-time alumnus and the immediate past chair of the university’s Board of Trustees, earlier this month.