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Tag: textile engineering

Courtney Petak

Jun 2, 2022

Courtney Petak’s Once-in-a-Lifetime Wilson College Experience is Only Getting Better

By staying connected to the Wilson College of Textiles, Courtney Petak ’13 continues to advance her textile engineering career, maintain lifelong friendships and reengage her fellow young alumni. 

student works on Shima Seiki machine in knitting lab

May 5, 2022

ZTE Student Employees Gain Meaningful Experience and Industry Knowledge

Zeis Textiles Extension student employees gain meaningful experience working on industry projects and bring renewed energy to their work. 

student stands in front of fountain, college

May 3, 2022

Celebrating the Class of 2022

Meet seven outstanding seniors from each of our programs heading into careers across the textile industry. 

Head shot of Wilson College Alumna, Olivia Vanistendael

Apr 20, 2022

Olivia Vanistendael: From Intern to Analyst at Levi Strauss & Co.

Olivia Vanistendael, a textile engineering alumna of the Wilson College of Textiles talks about her internship at Levi Strauss & Co. and how it led her to where she is today. 

A student ambassador gives a tour of the Wilson College of Textiles

Apr 1, 2022

Student Ambassadors Encourage Prospective Students to Enroll at Wilson College

Meet this year’s Wilson College of Textiles student ambassadors and learn why they love promoting the college to prospective students. 

Adam Barksdale '16

Mar 30, 2022

Adam Barksdale ’16: Applying Textile Engineering Knowledge to Automotive Product Design

Born and raised in Hampton, VA, Adam Barksdale ’16 uses his textile engineering degree to lead product development at Volvo. 

Claire Henson

Dec 22, 2021

Wilson College Student Improving Sustainability One Wolfpack Win at a Time

Textile engineering student Claire Henson is applying her knowledge about and passion for sustainability through an internship with Wolfpack Athletics. 

soccer goalie during game

Dec 20, 2021

Textile Engineering Student-Athlete Gains New Perspective on Soccer Uniform Through Studies

Discover the textile science of uniforms through the perspective of a current Wilson College student-athlete. 

Jakub Sciora

Dec 20, 2021

Jakub Sciora Is Always up for a Challenge

Accelerated bachelor's master's student and Centennial Scholar Jakub Sciora is heading to one of the nation’s premier public industrial materials companies to begin his career before he graduates with a master's in textile engineering. 

Philip Bradford

Dec 2, 2021

From Centennial Scholarship to Professorship

Here’s a fact: There are a number of Wilson College of Textiles faculty who were NC State students first — then professors.