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Sep 25, 2020

Leading the Way: Textile Pioneers Begin New Journey

Wilson College scholarship program opens doors for rural North Carolina high school graduates. 

Lonny Carter

Dec 11, 2019

An Online Graduate’s Story of Applying Knowledge to Industry

Lonny Carter, a product manager at  Bob Barker Company, will graduate this December with a Master of Textiles degree completed entirely online at NC State. The skills and knowledge she’s gained from the program have already begun making an impact in her career. 

Textiles Research Open House

Mar 6, 2018

Textiles Research Open House Brings Innovation to the Forefront

On Monday, April 16, 2018, the NC State College of Textiles will host the 2018 Textiles Research Open House. This one-day event provides an opportunity for College of Textiles students to share their research with industry professionals. Organized by the Textile Association of Graduate Students with support provided by The VF Foundation, the event aims to open a dialogue and establish networks with those involved in textiles and related industries. 

Person at sewing machine

Jan 11, 2017

Partnership with CORDURA Brand Fabrics

CORDURA brand fabrics teamed up with our FTD students to create visionary designs of menswear for the modern millennial male. 

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May 6, 2016

T-PACC Launches a Consortium to Address Comfort Methods and Standards for Performance Textiles

For more than twenty years, the Textile Protection and Comfort Center (T-PACC) at NC State has led the nation and the world in the development and application of advanced laboratory test methods for measuring the wear comfort of materials and clothing. Now the Center is launching an exciting new industry research initiative:  The Consortium for Outdoor Materials and… 

Kent Hester

Apr 1, 2016

Kent Hester Named 2016 Textiles Leader of the Year

NC State’s Wilson College of Textiles has named alumnus Kent Hester the 2016 Leader of the Year. He will receive his award at a banquet on April 18. The award is bestowed annually to an individual who has shown outstanding leadership qualities that have moved the textile industry forward in innovative ways. Members of the Kappa Tau…