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the graduate commons at the wilson college of textiles

Apr 5, 2022

Wilson College Equity for Women Award Winners: Past and Present

Latasia Priest, Delisha Hinton and Kony Chaterjee are recipients of the Equity for Women Award for creating opportunities for women to succeed in their respective fields. 

Researchers working in lab

Feb 23, 2022

NC Textile Foundation Receives $100,000 Gift from VF Foundation to Ensure Student Success and Increase Diversity Programming

With a $100,000 gift from the VF Foundation, the NC Textile Foundation will expand graduate student support, enhance the experiences of scholarship recipients and increase diversity programming. 

Brendan Sullivan

Feb 17, 2022

NC Textile Foundation Appoints Brendan Sullivan as the Next Board President

Textile and apparel industry leader Brendan Sullivan, who served as a chief executive within the VF Corporation before retiring last year, was named president of the North Carolina Textile Foundation's board of directors. 

Rob (left) and Rick (right)

Dec 3, 2021

Like Music to His Ears: Celebrating a Father’s Legacy of Love and Wolfpack Spirit

Rick Elmore '92 built upon the legacy of his father, Robert “Bob” Elmore ’69, through his attendance, service and generosity to the Wilson College of Textiles. 

Wolfpack fans and cheerleaders

Sep 27, 2021

Textile Bowl Succeeds Inside, Outside Carter-Finley Stadium

The North Carolina Textile Foundation hosted its bi-annual tailgate to kick off a Textile Bowl victory over Clemson. Relive the festivities with this photo story. 


Jul 26, 2021

Introducing the 2025 Class of Centennial Scholars

Members of the newest class of Centennial Scholars share why they're pursuing a degree in textiles and their goals for their time at Wilson College. 

1,201,160 Raised on NC State Day of Giving

Apr 2, 2021

Stronger for tomorrow: Donors support Wilson College of Textiles on Day of Giving

Written by Tony Hoppa. After a year in which time seemingly stood still, 24 hours went by in the blink of an eye March 24 – and by midnight, NC State’s third Day of Giving was in the books. So, too, were 533 gifts – an increase of 45% from 2020 – from generous donors who… 

North Carolina Map

Sep 25, 2020

Leading the Way: Textile Pioneers Begin New Journey

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

Thomas and Charles Poston

Jul 10, 2020

Small Town Values Inspire “Textile Twins” Charles and Thomas Poston to Create Endowment

Little did the Poston boys realize at the time, but their people-oriented, small-town involvement with church, school and community built their confidence and set them on the path to successful careers in the textile  industry, ultimately preparing them for their latest role, as philanthropists. 

Armfield Family

Apr 28, 2020

Armfield Foundation’s investment in Pioneer Scholars Program called “remarkable, synergistic”

At the end of the day, Ragsdale’s recommendation proved to be spot on. "Being able to marry textiles and education in one grant," says Oakley, "was for us a remarkable, synergistic opportunity."