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2020 graduates overhead photo

May 8, 2020

Carving Their Own Path

By Delisha Hinton Members of the Class of 2020 never would have imagined being anywhere else but here at the end of their academic journey. But then again, their college experience has been unlike any other in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Skills developed through research projects, team presentations, internships, student organization meetings, study abroad… 

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. 

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. 

Jess Jur in lab

Apr 1, 2019

Dr. Jesse Jur Named 2018-2019 University Faculty Scholar

Jesse Jur, associate professor in the department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science (TECS) at NC State’s Wilson College of Textiles, has been named a 2018-19 University Faculty Scholar by Chancellor Randy Woodson for his dedication to serving the university community through scholarship, research and engagement. 

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. 

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. 

Texitile Senior Design group

Apr 25, 2018

Textiles Students Design Sustainable Solutions

In this senior design course, students have two semesters to create a solution to a textiles industry problem. This year, several projects focus on sustainability. 

Colin Holloway

Mar 30, 2018

Alumnus Colin Holloway Delivers Game Changing Products for VF

As lead developer for VF Corporation’s Global Innovation Center, NC State College of Textiles double alumnus Colin Holloway works toward one goal: developing breakthrough technologies for new products. It’s a role that Holloway embraces. 

Rice Bag Challenge at NC State

Sep 12, 2017

Trial Run: Mini Senior Design Challenge With Rise Against Hunger

For the fourth time, Rise Against Hunger returned to the Senior Design capstone class in search of sustainable ways to recycle rice bags they deliver to developing countries. Twenty five teams stepped up with creative and functional prototypes. 

Emily McGuinness

Aug 22, 2017

TE Alumna Emily McGuinness ’16 Pursues Her Ph.D.

NC State double alumna and Textiles graduate Emily McGuinness '16 is earning her Ph.D. and working toward her goal of teaching at the university level. A National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellow, she was also offered a fellowship with the National Science Foundation.