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Department of Textile and Apparel Technology and Management

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Dec 11, 2023

Gap Semester in Prague as a Connect Student: A Life-Changing Experience

Elle Smith was one of 36 students from the Prague Connect​ program who stepped out of their comfort zone​ after high school and spent their first college semester abroad in Prague in the fall of 2023. 

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Dec 7, 2023

Meet the Wilson College of Textiles Students Awarded the VF Foundation’s Graduate Student Impact Awards 

Fellowship awards provided by the VF Foundation fund innovative research endeavors relating to apparel and footwear for Wilson College of Textiles graduate students. 

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Dec 4, 2023

What Is Greenwashing And Why Are More Companies Being Accused of It?

An increasing number of fashion brands are facing accusations of greenwashing. The Fashion and Textile Business Excellence Collective breaks down what these accusations could mean for business. 

Maya Mitchall holds up the NC State Tuffy wolf hand symbol while seated in an Italian cafe.

Oct 31, 2023

Maya Mitchall Studies Fashion Photography in Italy

Meet Maya Mitchall, a fashion and textile management student who studied abroad at the Lorenzo de’ Medici Institute in Italy last spring. 

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Oct 24, 2023

A Textiles Student Will Play for the Wolfpack this Textile Bowl

An injury prompted Teshaun Smith to launch is own brand; see how the Wilson College of Textiles is providing him with the skills to achieve his dreams.  

Alex Hutchens and fellow interns pose in front of a Madewell screen.

Oct 20, 2023

Wilson College of Textiles Students Gain Industry Experience with Summer Internships

Students share their summer internship experiences in a variety of fields, including biomedical sciences, engineering, and buying and merchandising roles.  

Jordyn Scheitler

Oct 20, 2023

Jordyn Scheitler ’21, ’22, Who is a Product Line Manager at Under Armour, is the Newest Member of the Dean’s Young Alumni Leadership Council

Thanks to her Wilson College education, Jordyn Scheitler ’21, ’22 was prepared to succeed as an associate product line manager at Under Armour. Today, she is the newest member of the Dean’s Young Alumni Leadership Council. 

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Oct 3, 2023

Virtual Fashion Influencers: The New Face of Your Favorite Brand?

The use of virtual influencers is on the rise but comes with unique advantages and risks.  

Adaline Griffin (center) stands with three models at the end of the runway. Behind that group, the rest of the models in the collection stand in a line.

Sep 22, 2023

NC State Wolfpack Take on New York Fashion Week 

Wilson College of Textiles students gained invaluable fashion industry experience this fall.  

Zoe Newman stands in front of a knitting machine and smiles at the camera.

Sep 21, 2023

Wilson College Alumna Credits Hours in Knitting Lab as Key to Expertise, Career Success

Zoë Newman, Ph.D., now serves as a knit product developer, consulting with companies at Stoll by Karl Mayer.