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Jennifer Denton Stanigar

Mar 1, 2021

Female Mentors, Textiles Education Inspire Jennifer Denton Stanigar to Establish Pioneer Program Endowment

By Wanda Urbanska When Dr. Jennifer Denton Stanigar accepted a job in Jamaica right out of college, she knew challenges lay ahead. But she never could have imagined how quickly they would appear.  Stanigar—who received her bachelor of science degree in textile and apparel management in May 1990 from North Carolina State University’s Wilson College… 

Ritika Burman and Jessica Singleton

Feb 8, 2021

Wilson College of Textiles Honors Alumnae with New Distinguished Young Alumni Award

In a time when virtual Zoom meetings can blur together, the Wilson College of Textiles used the element of surprise in naming Ritika Burman ’15 and Jessica Singleton ’09 recipients of the inaugural Distinguished Young Alumni Award. 

Sophia Nunno Gorbachev

Nov 12, 2019

Upward Force

FTM alumna ('19) and current graduate student Sophie Nunno-Gorbachev has been working hard to design a supportive bra for those with larger cup sizes — a bra that will reduce pain and improve the lives of its wearers. 

Graduation cap

May 2, 2019

The Direction of Their Dreams

Read about some of our Wilson College of Textiles graduates -- why they chose to study textiles at NC State, what they loved most about their time here and where they’re going next. 

Charles Heilig

Mar 11, 2019

Charles Heilig Helps Weave Textiles’ Future through Service and Giving

As president of the North Carolina Textile Foundation, Charles S. Heilig III serves as a way to give back. NC State's Wilson College of Textiles provided Heilig with a path that led him to where he is today: president and chief executive officer of Parkdale, a global leader in yarn manufacturing. 

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. 

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. 

TSC Summit

Jun 18, 2018

Sustainability School

By Cameron Walker and Jitong Li In the spring of 2018, graduate students taught by Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management professor Dr. Karen K. Leonas partnered with industry leaders from American & Efird and The Sustainability Consortium to work on pressing sustainability concerns in the textile field. Through two separate projects, graduate students in… 

Wilson College of Textile extension department

May 22, 2018

Making an Impact: ZTE Fuels Innovation and Boosts NC Economy

Written by Cameron Walker Whether a local startup needs help testing a product, a national company wants assistance developing a new fiber or a global business is looking for workforce training, the Wilson College of Textiles is here to help. The Wilson College of Textiles’ extension department has a long history of partnering with industry;… 

Courtney Oswald

May 7, 2018

Textile Engineering Student Defines High Performance

High performance defines every aspect of Textiles student Courtney Oswald’s college career. It is evidenced in her pursuit of academic excellence, in two internship experiences, in her role as president of the Textile Engineering Society, and, quite literally, in her undergraduate research in the area of protective and performance textiles.