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Wilson College of Textiles

Yi Ding speaking to a group.

Feb 29, 2024

Textiles Alumna Built Community, Real-World Skills in 3+X Program

Wilson College of Textiles alumna Yi Ding is now an associate professor at Donghua University in Shanghai. Read how she got her start in the 3+X program.  

A group stands in front of a step-and-repeat banner with logos from the Wilson College of Textiles, Unitec, Gaston College and Shimmy.

Feb 23, 2024

Honduras’ First Textile Education and Training Program Launches 

NC State University, with the support of USAID and in partnership with UNITEC, launched Hilando Oportunidades, which will support workforce development in the northern region of Honduras. 

Lainey Volz wears a black dress with fabric flowers and stands in the bike lane of a New York City street.

Feb 23, 2024

Bringing NC State Pride to New York Fashion Week

Wilson College of Textiles student Lainey Volz spent a weekend networking with industry leaders and exploring New York City through the U of NYFW program.  

Headshot of Jessica Singleton.

Feb 22, 2024

Meet One of the Newest Members of Our Wilson College Family: Jessica Singleton

Meet one of our newest Wilson College of Textiles faculty members, Teaching Assistant Professor Jessica Singleton. 

Sasha Ormond sits behind a desk wearing a red sweater with one of her hands up in the NC State "wolfs up" sign.

Feb 15, 2024

Textiles to Teaching: Wilson College Alumna Heads Chemistry Department

Wilson College of Textiles alumna Sasha Ormond heads Meredith College’s chemistry, physics and geoscience department and brings textiles to a whole new generation of students. 

Window sign that says Wilson College of Textiles

Feb 12, 2024

Meet One of the Newest Members of Our Wilson College Family: Lonny Carter

Meet one of our newest Wilson College of Textiles faculty members, Teaching Assistant Professor Lonny Carter. 

Kaleb Spivey sitting in a wheelchair utilizing the hand pedal device on the sewing machine with Sam Pearce watching.

Feb 12, 2024

Bridging Accessibility Gaps in the Fashion Studio

Wilson College of Textiles staff are making fashion studio spaces more accessible with 3D-printed hand pedal devices. 

Five Wilson College of Textiles students pose in front of NRF Foundation New York Student Program sign.

Feb 8, 2024

Exploring the Future of Retail at the NRF Student Program

Wilson College of Textiles students traveled to New York City to attend the National Retail Federation Student Program. 

Nancy Webster speaks at the CASE District III Conference

Feb 8, 2024

Nancy Webster ’75 Honored with the CASE District III Bill Franklin Volunteer of the Year Award

This month, Nancy Webster, a 1975 textile technology graduate, was recognized for her lifelong commitment to philanthropy and volunteerism. 

Nigar Sultana

Feb 6, 2024

Grad Student Profile: Nigar Sultana

Learn more about Sultana's experience at NC State and the research she's conducting through the Ph.D. in Fiber and Polymer Science at the Wilson College of Textiles.