Skip to main content

study abroad

Elizabeth Siu and classmates posing together.

Nov 28, 2022

Elizabeth Siu Studies Energy, Sustainability in Puerto Rico

A semester in Puerto Rico taught textile engineering student Elizabeth Siu about energy and sustainability, and helped her build a newfound confidence along the way. 

Photo of Vieux Lyon, taken by Anna Haskins

Oct 28, 2022

Students from Around the World Share Disciplines, Cultures in Lyon, France

Anna Haskins spent the summer in Lyon, France at the Summer School of Science and Engineering studying with students from around the world. 

Caroline Diaz in London

Oct 3, 2022

Slowing Down and Specializing, A Semester in London

Caroline Diaz spent a semester at the University of the Arts London studying corsetry and communications. See how she connected her education to the world around her. 

Wilson College student Madi Jenkins posing in front of a bridge during her study abroad in Europe.

Jul 6, 2022

Madi Jenkins Learns Global Leadership, Gets Inspired by Fashion Abroad

See how a semester traveling Europe with NC State’s best and brightest caused this FTM senior to view her degree from a whole new perspective. 

Joelle Bond

Jun 24, 2022

Joelle Bond ’13: Inspired to Design Pieces That Will Always Stand Out in Your Wardrobe

Since graduating, Joelle Bond has had a successful fashion design career that has spanned a variety of top brands, including Tracy Reese, Spanx and Athleta — where she now works as an associate designer. 

old castle-like structure at dusk

May 31, 2022

Samriddhi Jaichand Explores A New Country, Returns With New Perspectives

Polymer and color chemistry student Samriddhi Jaichand spent a semester studying at the University of Leeds in the U.K. and meeting students from all over the world. 

Student in front of fountain in Italy

Apr 29, 2022

Continuing a World-Class Textiles Education Across the World

Wilson College students share their favorite classes and cultural experiences from studying abroad in Italy. 

Wilson College of Textiles alumna Caitlyn Holt

Mar 17, 2022

Caitlyn Holt ’12, ’13: All About Denim, All of the Time

Caitlyn Holt '12, '13, director of product and business innovation at Cone Denim, credits her Wilson College of Textiles education for preparing her to become a leader in the textiles industry. 

Jenna DeCandio standing at knitting machine in lab

Mar 11, 2022

Jenna DeCandio Returns to Knitting Lab With a Passion to Help

Textile Design alumna Jenna DeCandio came back to the Wilson College of Textiles as knitting lab manager and brings expertise from her time in industry with her. 

Wilson college graduates in patagonia team photo

Dec 7, 2021

Wilson College Double Graduate Joins Patagonia’s Wolfpack

Julia Koehler uses her master's in textile chemistry and bachelor's in polymer and color chemistry to help lead color development and innovation at the company.