Wilson College of Textiles

May 26, 2020

Carving Their Own Path

Scholarships, internships, studying abroad and a supportive community have prepared this spring's Wilson College of Textiles graduates for their extraordinary next steps. 

May 12, 2020

Armfield Foundation Invests in Pioneer Scholars Program

The Edward M. Armfield Sr. Foundation, based in Greensboro, recently committed $500,000 to the Pioneer Scholarship program at Wilson College of Textiles. The scholarship supports students in North Carolina’s underresourced rural communities, and the first cohort of five Pioneer Scholars matriculates this fall.

May 5, 2020

Commissioned for Success

Receiving the Textile Military Scholarship didn't just enhance Garrett Welsh's NC State experience – it served as a vote of a confidence in his abilities and confirmation that his work in the classroom and as a member of the Naval ROTC hadn't gone unnoticed. He'll soon be applying the skills he learned in college to a career in the Navy.

Apr 7, 2020

A Necessary Filter: Nonwovens Institute Steps Up to Combat COVID-19

Behnam Pourdeyhimi, executive director of the Nonwovens Institute, Wilson College of Textiles associate dean for industry research and extension and William A. Klopman Distinguished Professor, explains how the institute is ramping up two research and training pilot production lines to create mask filters — and masks for health care workers on the front lines of the coronavirus outbreak.

Jan 7, 2020

Paul Burke ’17 Engineers His Own Path

Paul Burke '17, a Centennial Scholar and grandson of "Red and White Song" composer J. Perry Watson, reflects on how NC State's Wilson College of Textiles helped him prepare for a career at Cisco Systems.

Dec 17, 2019

A STEP Above: Young Alumna Cassia Lewis ’13

Through participating in the Summer Textile Exploration Program (STEP), a residential program for rising high school seniors, second-generation Wilson College of Textiles alumna Cassia Lewis '13 became eligible for — and received — a full-ride, Duke Kimbrell (Parkdale)-sponsored Erlanger Merit scholarship. She now lives on the West Coast, serving as director of business development for fabric manufacturer Swisstex Direct.  

Dec 17, 2019

12 New Minds on Campus

Irwin Morris, William T. Kretzer Distinguished Professor of Humanities, is among 144 new faculty and researchers who joined NC State this academic year. Meet Morris and 11 other new professors who think and do across NC State.

Dec 3, 2019

Moving Forward While Giving Back: Meet Young Alumna Monica Matthai Warsaw

Monica Matthai Warsaw '12 has always been grateful for the opportunities that her Centennial Scholarship created while she was a student at Wilson College of Textiles. The Dean's Young Alumni Leadership Council member is now paying it forward with her own named Centennial Scholarship.

Nov 19, 2019

Wheel of Fashion

While traditionally Fashion Week is known for taking place in sites like Paris or New York, more and more fashion capitals have been hosting their own. Several Wilson College of Textiles students and alumni, including Centennial Scholar Celine Borthayre, reflect on showing at Greensboro Fashion Week. 

Sep 17, 2019

Meet the First-Year Class for 2019

A golfer, a Park Scholar, an aspiring veterinarian and a member of the Goodnight Scholars transfer program: NC State welcomed 4,773 first-year students to campus in August, and here are a few of their stories.