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Caroline Cockerham left and Laura Tripp right standing in a home

Mar 31, 2022

Commitment to Sustainability, Passion for the Process Inspire Alumni-Founded Business

Laura Tripp and Caroline Cockerham, founders of CICIL, want you to ask about where their rugs come from. 

Caroline Cockerham in New York City office

Mar 31, 2022

Caroline Cockerham ’09, ’13 Finds Magic in Material Development

The creativity possible in manufacturing and the mill has led this fashion and textile management alumna to succeed in jobs at top brands and start her own business. 

Claire Hider sitting in Mohawk office

Mar 29, 2022

Meet Textile Design Alumna Claire Hider ’18, Mohawk Industries Project Manager

After earning her Master of Science in Textiles in 2018, the Wilson College alumna Claire Hider has been rising through the ranks at global flooring manufacturer Mohawk Industries. 

Shark stuffed animal

Mar 21, 2022

Designing Toys with a Greater Purpose

The stuffed animals, created by first-year fashion and textile design students, were developed to address specific challenges that children face. 

Wilson College of Textiles student on campus

Mar 17, 2022

Pay it Forward to the Wilson College on Day of Giving

On March 23 during NC State's 2022 Day of Giving, we invite you to pay forward the support that you received from the Wilson College of Textiles. 

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. 

Gloria Hwang standing near the Wilson College of Textiles

Mar 8, 2022

Designing Apparel That Works for Everyone

A fascination with the functionality of clothing is what initially drew Assistant Professor Gloria Hwang to fashion. Now, she researches how to make apparel functional for a wider range of people. 

Window sign that says Wilson College of Textiles

Mar 4, 2022

Barbara S. Stowe Award Helps Faculty Advance Their Careers

Four junior faculty members have won the Barbara S. Stowe Faculty Support Endowment Fund. This $600 grant will help professors advance their careers. 

knit fabric samples

Mar 1, 2022

In-Depth Knit Education Prepares Students for Apparel, Home Goods Industries

Senior textile design students familiarize themselves with sampling and learn how to design for a market in FTD 476.