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Rysa Ruth

Oct 23, 2019

Meet Young Alumna Rysa Ruth

For young alumna Rysa Ruth, her path to a fulfilling career was not exactly a straight line. After graduation from the Wilson College of Textiles in 2017 with a B.S. in  Fashion and Textile Design (FTD), she held two diverging positions before moving to New York City to work as an assistant designer and CAD designer at PPI Apparel Group. 

Emily Stolarczyk

Aug 29, 2019

Level Up With an Internship

Securing that first job after college can seem like a catch-22. To get hired, you need experience...but to get experience, you need that first job. That’s where internships come in -- where opportunity meets real world experience. Read on for advice from our students about finding and making the most of an internship. 

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. 

Hayley Klumpe

Aug 28, 2017

The Intern Experience

This summer, more than 150 College of Textiles students augmented their NC State education, ramped up their resumes and expanded their horizons by interning for local and national employers. We asked them to share their experiences and advice for their fellow students.