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Hilary Walker

Feb 17, 2021

Meet Young Alumna Hilary Walker ’14

By Tim Creedon Degree B.S. Textile Technology ’14 Job Title Footwear Material Innovator II at Nike Hometown Oak Island, NC Background Say hello to Hilary Walker, a young alumna of the Wilson College of Textiles. Hailing from Oak Island, NC, Walker decided to stay in-state for college. Her student life included being a part of Greek… 

Belltower

Nov 6, 2020

DYALC Welcomes New Leadership and New Members

By Tim Creedon The Dean’s Young Alumni Leadership Council (DYALC) was established in 2017 by Chad Seastrunk ’04 ’05 and Mike Ferguson ’04 to represent the young alumni of the Wilson College of Textiles. As the first co-presidents of the DYALC, they have led the council in building a strong network of young alumni who… 

Madagascar Cornfields

Feb 6, 2020

From Peace Corps to Peace Goods

Textile Technology alumna Kyley Schmidt ‘00 put her degree to work during a tour with the Peace Corps, helping the rural community of Soatanana in Madagascar turn their tradition of weaving with wild silk into a sustainable industry. With her support, they honed their skills, organized into a cooperative and have increased their household income by 70%. 

Rysa Ruth

Oct 23, 2019

Meet Young Alumna Rysa Ruth

For young alumna Rysa Ruth, her path to a fulfilling career was not exactly a straight line. After graduation from the Wilson College of Textiles in 2017 with a B.S. in  Fashion and Textile Design (FTD), she held two diverging positions before moving to New York City to work as an assistant designer and CAD designer at PPI Apparel Group. 

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. 

Graduation cap

May 2, 2019

The Direction of Their Dreams

Read about some of our Wilson College of Textiles graduates -- why they chose to study textiles at NC State, what they loved most about their time here and where they’re going next. 

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. 

Students in Textile Technology and Textile Engineering

Feb 8, 2019

A Closer Look at the Textile Technology and Textile Engineering Programs

Take an in-depth look at the Textile Technology and Textile Engineering programs available at the Wilson College of Textiles at NC State. 

Jasmine Flood

Nov 29, 2018

Perfect Timing

Meet Wilson College of Textiles alumna Jasmine Flood (TT '12), successful entrepreneur and owner of accessory and stationery boutique Riada Adair.