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Centennial Campus in the fall

Feb 26, 2019

Path to Professorship

The four alumnae we profile in this story are all professors -- ever-curious, perpetual learners with patience and a passion for textiles. They come from different backgrounds, even continents, but they all found their place at the Wilson College of Textiles and in the halls of academia. Read on to learn more about their journey from student to professor. 

Techtextil event crowd

Feb 8, 2019

Meet Us at Techtextil North America

The Wilson College of Textiles will be the center of the textile world this February 26-28, when it hosts Techtextil North America 2019 as its first official academic partner. Techtextil North America is an annual trade event dedicated to the technical textiles and nonwovens industry. For three days this month, manufacturers, suppliers, service providers and industry professionals from all over the world will gather in the City of Oaks to network, learn and share the latest advancements in textile technology. 

Dr. Ormond and grad student

Oct 23, 2018

Five Questions with Dr. Bryan Ormond

Get to know Dr. Bryan Ormond, a double alumnus who has recently joined the College of Textiles as an assistant professor in the area of textile and protective clothing chemistry for the Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science (TECS). 

OESA winners

May 8, 2018

Two Textiles Faculty Recognized for Outstanding Extension Service

Two College of Textiles faculty members have received the NC State University Outstanding Extension Service Award, which acknowledges exceptional extension engagement and economic development activities. Learn more about recipients Dr. Karen K. Leonas and Dr. Bryan Ormond. 

Courtney Oswald

May 7, 2018

Textile Engineering Student Defines High Performance

High performance defines every aspect of Textiles student Courtney Oswald’s college career. It is evidenced in her pursuit of academic excellence, in two internship experiences, in her role as president of the Textile Engineering Society, and, quite literally, in her undergraduate research in the area of protective and performance textiles. 

Mr. Wuf with bookmarks

Apr 3, 2018

Bookmarks: 2018 Revealed, 2019 Design Challenge Opens

The College of Textiles unveils it 2018 bookmark and announces the 2019 competition theme! 

Cassandra Kwon

Mar 9, 2017

Cassandra Kwon: Opportunity and Ambition Lead to Innovation

Dr. Cassandra Kwon's experiences at the College of Textiles have led to her to a career with purpose: making products that save lives. 

COT Team

Feb 3, 2017

Wilson College Team Designs More Fitted Hood for Defense Department Challenge

An interdisciplinary team from the College of Textiles met a challenge from the Department of Defense head on: redesign protective chemical-biological suits worn by military troops. Their design for a more fitted hood led to recognition and a $15,000 prize.