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Shane O'Toole

Mar 21, 2019

PCC Alumnus Shane O’Toole ‘15 Boosts Athlete Performance at Under Armour

As a student athlete during his time at NC State -- first as a preferred walk-on for the football team, then as bullpen catcher for the baseball team -- Wilson College of Textiles alumnus Shane O’Toole (PCC ‘15) learned firsthand that what an athlete wears can affect their performance. He puts that into practice every day in his current position as a material development manager for the team sports division at Under Armour. 

Students in Textile Technology and Textile Engineering

Feb 8, 2019

A Closer Look at the Textile Technology and Textile Engineering Programs

Take an in-depth look at the Textile Technology and Textile Engineering programs available at the Wilson College of Textiles at NC State. 

Techtextil event crowd

Feb 8, 2019

Meet Us at Techtextil North America

The Wilson College of Textiles will be the center of the textile world this February 26-28, when it hosts Techtextil North America 2019 as its first official academic partner. Techtextil North America is an annual trade event dedicated to the technical textiles and nonwovens industry. For three days this month, manufacturers, suppliers, service providers and industry professionals from all over the world will gather in the City of Oaks to network, learn and share the latest advancements in textile technology. 

Wilson College of Textile engraving

Jan 25, 2019

Diagnosing Amputee Discomfort

A fiber sensor developed by researchers from the Wilson College of Textiles in conjunction with the College of Engineering will help determine the causes of individual amputee discomfort. 

Textile student testing textile fibers in lab

Dec 18, 2018

ZTE Helps Eastman Develop Unique Fibers

Learn how a collaboration with the Wilson College of Textiles at NC State is helping Eastman develop and test the fibers of the future through the Zeis Textiles Extension. 

Dean’s Young Alumni Leadership Council

Nov 12, 2018

Meet the Members of the Dean’s Young Alumni Leadership Council

A group of recent graduates is helping to shape the NC State Wilson College of Textiles as they give back to their alma mater. The Dean’s Young Alumni Leadership Council was established with 12 members in 2017; over the past year, members have worked to support the College in myriad ways, from volunteering their time at events to creating internship opportunities for current students. 

Dr. Ormond and grad student

Oct 23, 2018

Five Questions with Dr. Bryan Ormond

Get to know Dr. Bryan Ormond, a double alumnus who has recently joined the College of Textiles as an assistant professor in the area of textile and protective clothing chemistry for the Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science (TECS). 

Courtney Lee at TEK TILES

Oct 10, 2018

TE Graduate Reflects on TEK-TILES Fellowship

“This past summer has made me realize that I want to be a part of the smart textile world; watching it grow and helping it progress to the next level would be an amazing opportunity and I am excited to turn this realization into a reality,” said recent Textile Engineering graduate Courtney Lee ‘18, who spent the summer in New York City at the Brooklyn Fashion and Design Accelerator (BF+DA) as a research fellow with the TEK-TILES program. 

Carmen Davis at Nike

Sep 19, 2018

Textile Engineering Major Carmen Davis ‘19 Interns at Nike

NC State Textile Engineering senior Carmen Davis, who spent the summer as an intern at Nike world headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon. We asked her to share her internship experience and advice for current and future internship seekers.   

Krysten Rudock at HanesBrands internship

Aug 2, 2018

TE Major Kyrsten Rudock Interns at HanesBrands

NC State College of Textiles senior Kyrsten Rudock, a Textile Engineering major, is spending her summer as an Advanced Analytics intern at HanesBrands, Inc. at their headquarters in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. We asked her to share what it’s like to work for the company, and how her internship is preparing her for a career after graduation. Read on to learn firsthand about her experience and her recommendations for getting the most out of an internship.