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Wilson College of Textiles aerial view at sunset with Raleigh skyline visible

May 24, 2022

From Farm to Flight: O.K. Moore ’59 Follows His North Star

O.K. Moore experienced all he could at NC State before graduating in 1959. Now, he and his wife, Marsha, are helping provide unexpected opportunities for students just like him. 

view of back of Wilson College of Textiles building

May 16, 2022

Meet Two Wilson College of Textiles Spring Connect Students

Through the Spring Connect program, students work with an advisor to make sure the courses from their first semester at a community college will apply to their chosen degree at NC State. 

Jasmine Cox '13, '20

May 13, 2022

Jasmine Cox ’13, ’20: Connecting Others to a World-Class Textiles Education

Current Ph.D. student Jasmine Cox ’13, ’20, who is president-elect of the Dean’s Young Alumni Leadership Council, helps alumni connect with their alma mater while also giving students from rural North Carolina access to a world-class textile technology education. 

graphic showing all UN Sustainable Development Goals

May 12, 2022

Putting PEP in the Wilson Step: How Research Opportunities Impact Student Experiences

The Provost's Professional Experience Program provided Addison Seay with paid research experience and the opportunity to advance sustainability within the textiles industry. 

four students in graduation regalia stand in front of Talley Student Union

May 10, 2022

Spring 2022 Commencement in Photos

Celebrate our newest alumni through photos. 

Lara Rabinowitz in her graduation cap and gown in front of the Memorial Belltower at Henry Square.

May 10, 2022

Weaving a Bright Future

Private support enabled Lara Rabinowitz ’22 to study on campus and abroad during her time at NC State, all while combining seemingly different majors in seamless ways. 

four models and designer pose

May 6, 2022

NC State’s Oldest Fashion Show Provides Opportunities for Its Newest Designers

Seven designers competed in the African American Textile Society's Fashion Exposé. 

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. 

Mohamed Mansour standing in front of his desk in his office.

May 4, 2022

The Hard Times and Good Life of Mohamed Mansour

As an undergraduate in the 1960s, Mohamed Mansour struggled academically and financially. With the help of family, friends and supportive faculty, the young man went on to build one of Egypt's most successful businesses. Mansour shares his story at NC State's spring commencement ceremony. 

woman in wheelchair models in fashion show

May 3, 2022

How Universal Design Can Inform Inclusive Fashion

What does it mean for fashion to be inclusive or adaptive? We asked an NC State fashion expert.