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Polymer and Color Chemistry student Sruthi Koppol poses surrounded by French architecture in an alleyway in Lyon, France.

Sep 27, 2023

Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science Students Reflect on Study Abroad

This summer, Wilson College of Textiles students from the Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science expanded upon their education by studying abroad. We asked a few students to share how these incredible experiences impacted both their academic and personal growth. 

Daryn Wilkerson

May 9, 2023

Park, Centennial Scholarships Help Daryn Wilkerson Design a Bright Future

Fashion designer Daryn Wilkerson ’23 is prepared to enter the bridal industry following her graduation from NC State’s Wilson College of Textiles. 

Rosa Stancil stands in the Wilson College of Textiles courtyard.

May 1, 2023

FSF x Skims Scholar, Rosa Stancil ’23, Leaves NC State with Valuable Industry Experience, Priceless Memories

From study abroad to student organizations and internships, she’s taken advantage of every opportunity. 

Daryn Wilkerson stands in front of a breezeway at the Wilson College of Textiles and smiles at the camera. She wears a red tshirt and a black sweatshirt with red letters spelling out "NC State" on it.

May 1, 2023

Daryn Wilkerson ’23 Launches Her Bridal Design Career at the Wilson College of Textiles

The fashion design graduate developed her skills, and found valuable mentorship, over the course of her time at NC State University. 

Alaina Withers stands in the courtyard of the Wilson College of Textiles with her "wolfs up."

May 1, 2023

Alaina Withers ’23 Specializes in Bringing Textile Design to the Runway

Studying abroad, interning in New York City and being surrounded by inspiring classmates shaped this textile design graduate’s college career. 

Annie Cameron smiles for a photo in front of a landscape view of the city of Prague. Cameron wears a black tee shirt and sunglasses. Behind her are buildings with red and brown roofs.

Apr 21, 2023

Annie Cameron Gains Confidence, New Perspectives in Prague

Fashion and Textile Management student Annie Cameron studies abroad in the Czech Republic the summer before coming to the Wilson College. 

Shelby Hinshaw poses for a photo in Florence Italy. Behind her is a red-roof building and a courtyard.

Apr 14, 2023

Fashion Textile Management Student Studies Luxury Branding in Italy

Shelby Hinshaw gained insight into the fashion industry during a summer abroad. 

Meredith Gaskill sits on a boat, smiling at the camera. She wears brown sunglasses and a brown floral scarf around her neck. Behind her is water off the coast of Italy.

Mar 14, 2023

Meredith Gaskill Gains Confidence Studying Abroad in Italy

Meredith Gaskill takes a leap of faith studying outside the country for the first time. 

Grace Hunter smiles for the camera in front of the Italian landscape. Behind Hunter are green hills and blue sky. Hunter wears a lilac tank top and sunglasses on the top of her head.

Feb 23, 2023

Grace Hunter Experiences Italian Culture, History Studying Abroad

The fashion and textile management student learned about luxury branding while living in Italy. 

Elizabeth Siu and classmates posing together.

Nov 28, 2022

Elizabeth Siu Studies Energy, Sustainability in Puerto Rico

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