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Wesley Hall

Oct 30, 2018

Meet Me at the Market

Read about NC State College of Textiles students Shyann Warren (FTD ‘19) and Jessica Worley (FTM ‘19), who interned this fall at the High Point Market -- often called Fashion Week for home furnishings. 

Courtney Marcus at Roxy internship

Aug 22, 2018

Courtney Marcus ’19 Interns with Roxy

Focus and patience helped TATM student Courtney Marcus land a coveted internship at Roxy, a subsidiary of sporting brand Quiksilver. The rising senior was interested in working for the company, so she monitored their website until she found the opening she was looking for -- a six-week post as a merchandising intern at Roxy headquarters in Huntington Beach, California. 

Anna Owens at VF internships

Aug 9, 2018

FTM Major Anna Owen Interns at VF

Rising senior and FTM major Anna Owen was a summer merchandising intern in the Wrangler Jeans Youth department at VF Corporation. We asked her to share her experience and advice for current and future students seeking a similar opportunity. 

VF assistantships

Jul 13, 2018

Two Ph.D. Students Receive VF Assistantships

When NC State and VF Corporation announced a collaborative, strategic partnership in January 2018, one of the goals was to support student development at NC State. To that end, two College of Textiles Ph.D. students have been named recipients of the VF Graduate Assistantship in Apparel and Footwear. This award supports outstanding graduate students conducting research on emerging and advanced topics in apparel and footwear of interest to VF, home to such brands as Reef, Wrangler and The North Face. 

wolfpack hands in crowd

Jul 3, 2018

Welcome to the Pack, 2022 Class of Centennial Scholars!

We are delighted to introduce you to the 2018 class of Centennial Scholarship recipients, incoming freshmen chosen on the basis of high academic achievement, proven and potential leadership qualities, extracurricular activities and unique life experiences. This year’s group of scholars is comprised of artists, athletes, actors, musicians, community leaders and volunteers, who have all worked hard to get here and want to make the world a better place. 

Michael Scipione

Jun 29, 2018

From Wolfpack to TemperPack

College of Textiles alumnus Michael Scipione is using the skills he learned as a member of the Wolfpack in his career with an environmentally-friendly packaging company. The 2015 NC State graduate, with bachelor’s degrees in both Textile Engineering and biomedical engineering, is the director of research and development at TemperPack. 

Ashley Maurice and Ngoc Nguyen with "Protegete" Project

Jun 4, 2018

Protection by Design

By Cameron Walker North Carolina has the sixth largest migrant worker population in the nation; conservative estimates number these farmworkers and their dependents at 150,000 per growing season. Migrant laborers face on-the-job hazards like UV radiation, heatstroke and pesticide poisoning, yet they work long days in clothing ill-suited for the fields. New Fashion and Textile… 

Dr. Hui Cong

May 16, 2018

All Sewn Up

Dr. Hui Cong will soon return to her hometown in China -- but she is leaving behind a body of work that will help make better, longer lasting surgical materials. She has focused her research here at the College of Textiles on absorbable barbed sutures -- monofilaments that each look like the thorned stem of a rose -- which eliminate the need for tying knots, thus reducing surgical time and promoting wound healing. 

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. 

Olivia Vanistendael

Feb 1, 2018

Tempo and Textiles

A contingent of College of Textiles students suits up on Saturdays, marching together as part of the Power Sound of the South.