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Wilson College graduate gives a hug at graduation

Dec 16, 2021

Wilson College Welcomes New Class of Alumni

Experience December commencement through photos. 

Masahiro Shima

Dec 10, 2017

Founder and Chairman of Shima Seiki to Receive Honorary Degree Dec. 15

Masahiro Shima, founder and chairman of the board of directors of Shima Seiki Manufacturing Limited, will receive an honorary degree Dec. 15 during NC State's commencement ceremony. His company is known for innovations in flat knitting machines. Shima holds numerous patents and has won international awards for his contributions in textile engineering, green development and service. 

Textiles student in graduation cap

Nov 20, 2017

Fall 2017 Commencement is December 15

NC State and the College of Textiles graduation take place on Friday, Dec. 15, 2017. Degrees will be conferred on 130 graduates, 69 undergraduates and 61 graduate students. 

Spring Commencement Students 2017

May 17, 2017

Spring 2017 Commencement Brings a Record Number of Graduates

On Saturday, May 13, NC State University’s Wilson 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 December 2016,  the total graduation figures from the 2016-17 academic year year for the Wilson… 

Spring 2016 Graduation

May 13, 2016

Commencement Ceremony Marked Largest Graduating Class in 25 Years

Congratulations to the College of Textiles Class of 2016! Members of the Class of 2016 received their diplomas on Saturday, May 7 in the Courtyard of the Centennial Textiles Complex. The class of 2016 represents the largest class for textiles in 25 years with 244 graduates. That total included 212 undergraduates, 19 master’s students and 13 PhDs. The senior…