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Tag: Master of Textiles

Wheelchair model wears original design

Jun 27, 2022

Wilson College Students Design Adaptive Fashion for North Carolina Spinal Cord Injury Association

After hearing about an adaptive fashion line designed by two students from the Wilson College of Textiles, the NCSCIA collaborated with the Wilson College to hold a fashion show at their women’s empowerment conference featuring adaptive fashion designed by its students 

textile design in progress on TC3 loom

Jun 14, 2022

Two Students’ Textile Designs Selected for National Gallery

Textile designs created by two Wilson College of Textiles students were selected from over 300 entrants to be featured in this year's Surface Design Association gallery. 

Jasmine Cox '13, '20

May 13, 2022

Jasmine Cox ’13, ’20: Connecting Others to a World-Class Textiles Education

Current Ph.D. student Jasmine Cox ’13, ’20, who is president-elect of the Dean’s Young Alumni Leadership Council, helps alumni connect with their alma mater while also giving students from rural North Carolina access to a world-class textile technology education. 

Alyssa McNamara

Feb 21, 2022

Passion for the Unknown, Possibilities in Sustainability Drive Master’s Student Alyssa McNamara

Textile technology alumna Alyssa McNamara is dedicated to improving sustainability in the textile industry both through her role at Spoonflower and her master's studies at the Wilson College of Textiles. 

Wilson College of Textiles

Oct 5, 2021

Two Wilson College Students Named Social Innovation Fellows

Noah Retarides and Talya Suber will play a role in a university-wide initiative to improve sustainability. 

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. 

Carly Palmer

Nov 21, 2018

Carly Palmer and the Magic Carpet

Master of Textiles student Carly Palmer will debut her collection, “Magic Carpet,” at the Threads Senior Collection Fashion Show on December 6, 2018. She was inspired by the tale of the Berlin Candy Bombers -- American pilots who sent candy and hope to the children of post-WWII Berlin. 

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. 

Textile collection by Sharae Hines

Oct 5, 2018

FTD Program Schooling Tomorrow’s Designers

In the Fashion and Textile Design (FTD) program at NC State’s College of Textiles, creative expression meets function and cutting-edge technology in an interdisciplinary environment. The intentionally intimate program (32-student maximum enrollment) is in its sixth year and has fully hit its stride, with graduates going on to careers with international companies, launching their own lines and even showing their designs at New York Fashion Week. 

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…