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Wilson College of Textiles’ Textiles Complex

Oct 19, 2021

Two Wilson College Students Named Social Innovation Fellows

Two Wilson College of Textiles students will play a role in a universitywide initiative to improve sustainability. Learn more about Wilson College’s Noah Retarides and Talya Suber, part of a cohort of 30 students from across nine colleges. 

Copper Wolf on Central Campus in the fall

Oct 19, 2021

Apply to Become an AgBioFEWS PhD Fellow

The Genetic Engineering and Society Center is currently recruiting PhD students for the third and final cohort of its graduate training program in agricultural biotechnology, part of its evolving Food, Energy and Water Systems (AgBioFEWS). The application deadline is Feb. 1, 2022. 

Sara Lewis Hood

Oct 12, 2021

Getting to Know Sara Lewis Hood: 2021-2022 Provost’s Fellowship Recipient

Sara Lewis Hood, originally from Goldsboro, North Carolina, discusses her research plans and how the Provost’s Fellowship will provide support during her first year of doctoral studies in the Wilson College of Textiles. 

Ph.D. candidate Camilo Parada, right, in the lab with mentor Lina Quesada-Ocampo.

Sep 28, 2021

Ph.D. Candidate Camilo Parada Wins Prestigious Award

Camilo Humberto Parada-Rojas, an NC State Ph.D. candidate in plant pathology and one of the first graduate students accepted into the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research Fellows Program, received a $10,000 Storkan-Hanes-McCaslin Foundation Award, given annually to an outstanding graduate student working with soilborne diseases. Parada is studying genes that could provide resistance to sweetpotato diseases, including the pathogen that causes black rot in sweetpotato. 

Asaad Shaw, Ethan Raub, Denning Hudson, Juan Vigoya, Andres Fuentes, Bailey Alleman, Sloane Patterson, Blake Daniel, Jade Brooks, Samantha Crossen and Sadie Lang

Aug 30, 2021

Jenkins MAC Welcomes Academic and Firm-Sponsored Fellows

As part of the admissions process, applicants to the Poole College of Management’s Jenkins MAC (master of accounting) on-campus program may be considered for the Jenkins Graduate School’s merit-based MAC fellowships. Students may qualify for an academic or firm-sponsored fellowship. 

The belltower lit red

Aug 23, 2021

College of Education Sets Fundraising Record in FY2021, Allowing Even More Support for Students

NC State’s College of Education received $14,006,877 in gifts and new commitments in 2020-21 — the highest amount in philanthropic investments the college has received in a single fiscal year since records have been kept. Increased giving means greater support for students, with 217 scholarships or fellowships awarded in 2020-21. 

Wenna Han

Aug 23, 2021

Getting to Know 2021-22 Provost’s Fellowship Recipient Wenna Han

Wenna Han shares more about her research plans as a Wilson College of Textiles doctoral student with the textile technology management program, as well as how the Provost’s Fellowship will provide support during the first year of her studies. 

Jush Guter in his graduation gown in front of the belltower, which is lit red

Jul 5, 2021

Meet Josh Guter — Goodnight Scholar, Entrepreneurship Ambassador and Miller Fellow

While his college career was nothing less than spectacular, Josh Guter said the most valuable tool he received from NC State is the ability to challenge himself and learn how to succeed in a variety of different situations. Private support enabled Guter to do all of that and more while also preparing him for the next extraordinary phase of his life. 

Michael Evans wearing his graduation cap in front of Lake Raleigh

Jun 7, 2021

Meet Michael Evans: Co-Founder and CFO, Park Scholar, 2x Statistics Graduate and Miller Fellow

Michael Evans joined the Wolfpack as an engineering major but soon realized big data and statistics were his calling. Shortly after switching majors, and thanks to the Park Scholarships Program, Evans made his way into the world of entrepreneurship by co-founding the nonprofit 321 Coffee. 

A great blue heron and turtles along a body of water

May 31, 2021

Ecology Wildlife Foundation Establishes Three Funds to Support Conservation Research

The Ecology Wildlife Foundation Fund has established three new funds that will support an undergraduate scholarship, graduate fellowship and distinguished professorship in the College of Natural Resources. The undergraduate scholarship and graduate fellowship will support students majoring in fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology. The distinguished professorship will support a professor in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, with preference given to faculty with active research in fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology focused on global change and wildlife conservation.