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Tag: NC State. Wilson College of Textiles

Bud Murphy featured photo

May 11, 2021

Finance to Philanthropy: Bud Murphy ’69 Gains Pride in Textile Degree

By Stuart Hall A few years ago, Bud Murphy received an invitation from the North Carolina Textile Foundation to attend a small luncheon that featured Dr. David Hinks, dean of N.C. State University’s Wilson College of Textiles, as one of the speakers. “Normally, I would not have accepted something like that, but since I was… 

Wolf statue with mask

Mar 4, 2021

Dr. Ben Schmidt ’06 Serves on Front Lines of the Pandemic

By Tim Creedon Students who major in polymer and color chemistry at the Wilson College of Textiles often follow similar career patterns within the world of manufacturing. Dr. Ben Schmidt ’06 broke that mold, however, when he applied to medical school and went on to earn his M.D. degree.   A specialist in emergency and internal… 

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… 

Nigel Carlton

Oct 3, 2019

Meet Young Alumnus Nigel Carlton

We spoke to alumnus Nigel Carlton (B.S. TE '17, M.S. TE '19) about why he chose to attend the Wilson College of Textiles, his work with TPACC and the reality of searching for a job while limited to a specific geographic location.  

Delisa Matthews and Nimet Degirmencioglu

Jun 19, 2019

Studying Sneakerheads

Fascinated by sneakerhead culture, TATM assistant professor Delisia Matthews and research assistant Nimet Degirmencioglu, a Ph.D. student in the Textile Technology Management program, embarked on a study to uncover and explore the consumer behavior, attitudes and motivations of sneakerheads. 

Design Day

Apr 29, 2019

Design Day

Teams from the Senior Design capstone class from the Textile Engineering and Textile Technology programs at the Wilson College of Textiles showed off their hard work at Design Day, a juried poster session. 

Jeff blessinger

Apr 12, 2019

ZTE’s Blessinger Recognized for Outstanding Extension Service

Jeff Blessinger, extension specialist and Lean Six Sigma program manager for the Zeis Textiles Extension (ZTE) at the Wilson College of Textiles, has received NC State’s Outstanding Extension Service Award in honor of his exceptional extension engagement and economic development activities for the university.