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Anna Henry

Dec 13, 2019

Gold Medal Design

Anna Henry graduates this December with a degree in FTM. Inspired by her gold medal-winning brother, she designed her senior collection for Special Olympics North Carolina athletes.  

Paul Burke at Cisco

Dec 9, 2019

Paul Burke ‘17 Engineers His Own Path

Originally from Raleigh, Paul Burke '17 now lives in Portland, Oregon, where he works as pre-sales systems engineer for IT, networking and cybersecurity company Cisco Systems. We spoke with Burke about his life and career after graduation, why he chose to attend Wilson College, what his job search was like and more. Read on for our discussion. 

Nigel Carlton

Oct 3, 2019

Meet Young Alumnus Nigel Carlton

We spoke to alumnus Nigel Carlton (B.S. TE '17, M.S. TE '19) about why he chose to attend the Wilson College of Textiles, his work with TPACC and the reality of searching for a job while limited to a specific geographic location.  

Campus in the fall

Sep 30, 2019

12 New Minds on Campus

A dozen new faculty members share their research, quirks and why they're proud to be a part of the Wolfpack. 

Rice Bag Challenge Winners

Sep 13, 2019

Innovation From an Empty Bag

Students in the Textile Technology/Textile Engineering Senior Design 2019-20 capstone course began the year with a manifold challenge; working in teams, they used recycled rice bags to design prototypes meant to solve real-world problems for developing nations. 

Kori Hyer

Sep 12, 2019

Become a World Traveler: Study Abroad

If you’ve started to feel the pull of far-off places and a desire to see the world, consider joining the 20% of NC State students who study abroad. Read on for students' stories about their experiences and advice from the Wilson College of Textiles study abroad coordinator. 

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. 

Tushar Ghosh

Jun 5, 2019

Ghosh Named William A. Klopman Distinguished Professor in Textiles

Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science (TECS) professor Tushar Ghosh has been named the William A. Klopman Distinguished Professor in Textiles in recognition of his outstanding service to the Wilson College of Textiles and the broader textile industry. 

Caitlin Gabriel

May 29, 2019

Patternmaker: Meet FTD Alumna Caitlin Gabriel ‘17

Wilson College of Textiles alumna Caitlin Gabriel ‘17 learned to sew at an early age. Her grandmother taught her to sew and follow patterns at just eight years old, and she has been designing and creating her own clothes ever since. We caught up with the Fashion and Textile Design (FTD) graduate, who recently started working as a patternmaker at Wrangler 

Shane O'Toole

Mar 21, 2019

PCC Alumnus Shane O’Toole ‘15 Boosts Athlete Performance at Under Armour

As a student athlete during his time at NC State -- first as a preferred walk-on for the football team, then as bullpen catcher for the baseball team -- Wilson College of Textiles alumnus Shane O’Toole (PCC ‘15) learned firsthand that what an athlete wears can affect their performance. He puts that into practice every day in his current position as a material development manager for the team sports division at Under Armour.