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Department of Textile and Apparel Technology and Management

Sarah Jarrell

Mar 10, 2023

Day in the Life of a Centennial Scholar: Sarah Jarrell

Thanks to her life-changing Centennial Scholarship, Sarah Jarrell can focus on fashion design, planning for her internship in Germany with Adidas, and conducting research at NC State’s Wilson College of Textiles. 

Maureen Grasso

Mar 3, 2023

Retiring Professor Maureen Grasso Leaves Lasting Impact on Wilson College Graduate Students

Her long and distinguished academic career started in Rock Hill and ended up in Raleigh. 

Celine Borthayre (center) poses for a group photo with two models wearing her designs standing on either side of her. All five people stand in front of a NYFW step-and-repeat and smile at the camera.

Feb 27, 2023

Designer Celine Borthayre ’21 Makes Her NYFW Debut

Wilson College of Textiles alumna Celine Borthayre sent pieces from her senior collection down the runway at New York Fashion Week. 

Jasmine Van Blon stands in front of a black brick wall with "NYFW presented by afterpay" printed on the wall in white.

Feb 20, 2023

NC State Student Goes Behind the Scenes of New York Fashion Week

Wilson College of Textiles sophomore Jasmine VanBlon immersed herself in the fashion industry through the U of NYFW program. 

Germanee Gerald steams a trench coat. She wears a tan coat, black crop top and black leggings, as well as a white baseball cap and smiles at the camera.

Feb 16, 2023

NC State Alumna, Entrepreneur Styles Execs, Pro Athletes

Germanee Gerald '13 traded in a corporate career to become a wardrobe whisperer for high-profile clients. 

Pamela McCauley (right) hugs another person on stage at the Oklahoma Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony. The photo is taken from relatively far away, so the shadows of the heads of members are the crowd are visible. A screen behind McCauley reads "Pamela R. McCauley 2022 Oklahoma Hall of Fame Honoree" in white font on a red background.

Feb 10, 2023

Associate Dean Pamela McCauley Inducted into Her Second Hall of Fame

Her admission to the Black Engineer of the Year Hall of Fame is just the latest accomplishment to be recognized on a national stage. 

Delisia Matthews wears a long grey dress with with white drawstrings at the collar and long sleeves. She sits on top of a larger-than-life green couch made out of synthetic turf with her legs crossed and looking straight ahead but away from the camera, which is positioned to her right. Behind her, a remodeled shipping container that has been turned into a work space is visible.

Feb 9, 2023

How Black Culture and Black History Inform Sneakerhead Culture

Wilson College of Textiles Associate Professor Delisia Matthews researches the roots and culture of sneaker fanatics. 

A model wears an athleisure set and stands posed in front of a tree. The top of the suit is orange and red striped with buttons down the front, a collar, and white piping around the arm holes and bottom of the crop top. The pants are blue with an elastic waist.

Feb 1, 2023

Fashion Design Students Utilize Computer Aided Technology to Virtually Simulate and Fit Garments 

In FTD 419, fashion and textile design students concentrating in fashion design learn to design and construct five wearable pieces through digital visualization software.  

A group of Wilson College of Textiles students pose in front of a career fair sign at the National Retail Federation program in New York City.

Jan 30, 2023

See which Retail Industry Leaders NC State Students Connected with During NRF’s Student Program

More than two dozen students from the Wilson College of Textiles participated in the program in New York City. 

Three students sit at a desk, all looking at Barry Brady, who stands in front of a monitor, partially in view, that reads “Identification, Impact”. The classroom walls are blue and the students sit on yellow chairs.

Jan 19, 2023

Faculty-created Seminar Highlights “Real-World” Sustainability in Textiles Industry

Professor Karen Leonas brings five industry professionals to the Wilson College of Textiles to share knowledge and innovation about sustainability in the field.