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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. 

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. 

The wolf statue in front of Carter-Finley

Oct 5, 2021

Athletics Adds Sustainability Intern, Events

NC State Athletics recently hired its first athletics sustainability intern: Claire Henson, a senior in the Wilson College of Textiles majoring in textile engineering and minoring in environmental science. In addition to being the athletics sustainability intern, Henson is an Engineering Ambassador, NC State Steward and Wilson College of Textiles Centennial Scholar. 

Wilson College of Textiles door label

Sep 28, 2021

Wilson College Donors Step Up Big During COVID Crisis

Michael Ward, executive director of the North Carolina Textile Foundation, says donors “were at their best when we needed them most” to describe their response to the financial challenges that confronted the Wilson College of Textiles in the early days of the COVID-19 crisis. 

Glen Raven CEO Leib Oehmig

Sep 21, 2021

Glen Raven Donates $250K to Wilson College of Textiles

Glen Raven, Inc., a global textile company based near Burlington, made a recent gift to the Wilson College of Textiles’ Pioneer Scholarship Program, as well as the Dean’s Textile Innovation Fund. The scholarship program supports North Carolina students studying textiles from rural towns and communities in the state, supporting a bustling future for both Pack graduates and the textile industry. 

Textiles students working in a lab

Sep 6, 2021

Research Experience for Undergraduates Develops Confidence and Résumés

Expanded opportunity for the Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science (TECS) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) shows participants that graduate school could be in their future. 

The belltower at night

Aug 30, 2021

Introducing the 2025 Class of Centennial Scholars

The eight members of the 2025 Class of Centennial Scholars plan to study everything from fashion and textile design to textile engineering. Each receiving between $15,000 and $22,000 in scholarships each year at Wilson College of Textiles, they share more about what led them to attend NC State. 

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. 

The statues in Wolf Plaza

Aug 23, 2021

Introducing the 2025 Class of Textile Pioneer Scholars

Meet the three students comprising the 2025 class of Textile Pioneer Scholars. The $14,000 scholarship is given each year to students from non-metropolitan areas in North Carolina planning to attend the Wilson College of Textiles. Scholars also receive $4,000 in enrichment funds heading into their first year. 

(Left to Right) John Wells, Matt Griffith ’98, Bud Murphy ’69, Dean David Hinks, Pam Jones ’78, Ty Huggins ’94, Natasha Huggins ’94, Marty Moran ’92, Melissa Patterson ’92

Aug 9, 2021

Finance to Philanthropy: Bud Murphy ’69 Gains Pride in Textile Degree

Four years ago, alumnus Bud Murphy ’69 attended a luncheon where David Hinks, dean of the Wilson College of Textiles, was the lead speaker. Murphy has been more engaged in the college’s work, with a particular pride in its military-related projects, ever since.