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Two women in a workspace discuss ideas, one holding a tablet while the other points at it. Behind them are pinboards with photos and fabric samples. A coffee cup and some fabric are on the table. Both women are smiling and appear engaged in a collaborative discussion.

Jul 12, 2024

Wilson College of Textiles Sponsors a Team in the Andrews Launch Accelerator Sparking a New Partnership in Innovation

The NC State Acceleration Fund, operated by the Entrepreneurship Clinic and housed in the Poole College of Management, is the product of a $1,000,000 donation from Lyn and Chip Andrews. Through the fund, we allocate equity-free seed capital to support startups from students across the university who complete the Andrews Launch Accelerator. The purpose of the Accelerator… 

Sheryl Ray Lavy (left) and Kamryn Henderson (right) pose for a picture in white lab coats and a sign that says "VS & CO Victoria's Secret & Co."

Jun 24, 2024

STEM in Style: Meet the Alumni Working in the Lab at Victoria’s Secret

Two Wilson College of Textiles alumni share their journey from college to careers in the research and development lab at Victoria’s Secret.  

From left to right: Michael McDonald, Caitlyn Holt and Allen Little on a showroom floor.

May 21, 2024

Throughout Textiles Industry, Influence of NC State Alumni Is Profound

Top industry leaders and decision-makers have strong ties with the Wilson College of Textiles, forging relationships, networking and collaboration. 

Adhiraj Shinde holds up a dress on a hanger and Aishwarya Lahariya looks at it. A group of other people are also in the room behind them.

May 21, 2024

Textile Engineering Alum Creates Plant-Based Artisanal Fashion Brand

Wilson College of Textiles alumnus Adhiraj Shinde’s brand, Jiwya, showcases the work of grassroots Indian textile artists.  

May 8, 2024

Celebrating Textiles Scholarship Donors and Recipients in Style

On April 25, generous donors and outstanding scholarship recipients were honored at the 2024 Wilson College of Textiles Scholarship and Endowment Dinner, hosted by the North Carolina Textile Foundation. 

Lilly Barozzini graduates

May 3, 2024

What’s Next for the Wilson College Class of 2024?

From landing their dream jobs to enrolling in top graduate programs, see where a Textiles education is taking our newest alumni. 

Ashley Lamb in a lab coat and glasses

May 3, 2024

Ashley Lamb ‘24 Begins her Career in Medicine at the Wilson College of Textiles

A passion for chemistry and hands-on learning shaped this polymer and color chemistry graduate’s time at NC State. 

Chase Woodson in front of her designs in the Textile Design Studio

May 3, 2024

Passion For Beautiful Spaces Drives Chase Woodson to Textile Design, SCAD Interior Design MFA

Read how she plans to use her textile education and unique voice as an artist in the next phase of her career. 

Lilly Barozzini standing in front of two mannequins with her designs and a mood board.

May 3, 2024

Lilly Barozzini ’24: Fashion Design and the Full College Experience

The new fashion design alumna wanted somewhere she could launch a successful career and build community. With a job offer in hand, it's safe to say she found that with the Wilson College of Textiles. 

Kylie Scott

May 3, 2024

Kylie Scott ’24: Undergraduate Research Opens the Door to Her Dream Job

A fascination with figuring out what things are made of led this new textile technology alumna to research with the world-renowned Nonwovens Institute and land a job doing what she loves.