Exploring Cultural Influence in Design
The College of Design's Noble McDuffie Study Abroad Scholarship enabled Sarah Casaday, a graduate student in architecture, to learn even more about design, culture and tradition on a trip to Southeast Asia.
Drawing on Excellence
The annual Shawcroft Prize competition, funded thanks to the generosity of Brian Shawcroft, architect and former faculty member, recognizes NC State architecture students who demonstrate excellent use of hand drawing.
Heritage is the Hallmark of Her Clothing Line
Lisbeth Arias recently realized a dream when she held a launch celebration for her clothing line, Descalza, at her alma mater, NC State’s College of Textiles. The Caldwell Fellow alumna started the line as an undergraduate and now is working to build her own business.
A Focus on Fibers and Fashion
Jeanna Young, recipient of the Jay Purvis Scholarship, is an aspiring textile designer pursuing a second degree in the College of Design's art and design program, with a focus on fibers and fashion. She has traveled to the Netherlands to further explore her interests in textile design, an effort made possible through a grant from the NC State Office of Undergraduate Research.
Extraordinary Game Day Experiences: Olivia Kane
Olivia Kane, a junior majoring in communication, is a partial scholarship recipient as a marching band featured twirler.
Finding Her Stitch
The Noble-McDuffie Travel Scholarship enabled Carly Owens, a senior in art and design, to travel to Chicago this summer to attend an intensive seminar on tambour beading. The experience built on a passion the Art2Wear designer discovered during the inaugural United Kingdom 2016 summer program: Stitching a Cultural Identity, developed by College of Design assistant professor Kat Diuguid.
Apsiring Designers Share a Dream
Scholarship support allows high school students to attend the College of Design's Design Immersions Camp and work on a range of projects across the disciplines.
Architecture Student Receives Kamphoefner Fellowship
Lillian Wu receives a fellowship named for the College of Design's first dean and awarded to a Master of Architecture student or students in their final year of graduate studies.
Designing an Entrepreneurship
Alumnus Michael Laut, founder of the Raleigh-based product and brand design firm LAUT Design, gives back to the College of Design through both financial gifts and through his time and involvement.
Students Can Apply for Travel Grant
The Noble-McDuffie Travel Abroad Award, established by alumni Linda Noble and Craig McDuffie, is available to support College of Design students' international educational experiences.