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Five of the honorees at the 2024 Wilson College of Textiles Scholarship and Endowment Dinner

May 20, 2024

Celebrating Textiles Scholarship Donors and Recipients in Style

On April 25, generous donors and outstanding scholarship recipients were honored at the 2024 Wilson College of Textiles Scholarship and Endowment Dinner, hosted by the North Carolina Textile Foundation. 

Clouds behind the Memorial Belltower

Apr 29, 2024

Four Faculty Members Win Outstanding Research Award, Induction to Research Leadership Academy

Four NC State faculty members, including several distinguished professors, won the university’s top award for research and mentorship in 2024, highlighting their exceptional contributions to their respective fields. The Outstanding Research Award recognizes faculty who lead in their areas of expertise; empower the success of their fellow NC State faculty; and advance an intellectual, multidisciplinary research community. 

Mr. and Ms. Wuf celebrating in front of the Wilson College of Textiles

Apr 8, 2024

The Wilson College of Textiles Shatters Records on Day of Giving While Honoring 125 Years of Textiles Education

On March 20, the Wilson College of Textiles community raised more than $3 million to benefit exceptional students, staff, faculty, programs and research. This achievement aligns with a major milestone: the 125th anniversary of textiles education at NC State. 

Macy's NYC Intern infographic with photo of interns in front of a Macy's star parade balloon.

Apr 8, 2024

Exploring New York City and Gaining Industry Experience

Ever wondered what a day in the life of a fashion intern in New York City looks like? Park Scholar and Centennial Scholar Meredith Gaskill ’24 gives an inside look at her New York City internship with a new vlog on the Wilson College of Textiles YouTube page. 

The NC State Belltower at dusk and night. Photo by Marc Hall

Feb 26, 2024

New NSF Center Will Advance Textile Industry Greening

The Wilson College of Textiles will serve as a core partner on a regional research effort to advance U.S. capacity for textile innovation. The effort will receive up to $15 million for two years and up to $160 million over 10 years from the National Science Foundation. 

Nancy Webster standing at a podium on stage at the 2024 CASE Awards

Feb 5, 2024

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

In honor of the remarkable legacy she has created as a seasoned service leader, Wilson College of Textiles alumna Nancy Webster was named the recipient of the 2024 Bill Franklin Volunteer of the Year Award, presented by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District III. 

The Memorial Belltower podcast logo.

Dec 12, 2023

Podcast: Extraordinary Entrepreneurship With Andy Albright

On this episode of the NC State Philanthropy Podcast, we’re joined by Andy Albright, an NC State alumnus, donor and board member, to discuss why he supports his alma mater and what kind of difference he is making. 

Caroline Ellington walking on a golf course

Dec 5, 2023

Alumna Using Textile Engineering Skills in the Luxury Sportswear Industry

As Peter Millar’s line review director, two-time NC State graduate and Park Scholar alumna Caroline Ellington thanks the Wilson College of Textiles for the holistic knowledge she gained about the textile industry and the connections made along the way. 

During the Evening of Stars Gala on Oct. 26, Mac McMichael '70 (right) was presented with the Distinguished Alumni Award by Dean David Hinks. (Credit: Renee Spring Photography)

Nov 13, 2023

Mac McMichael Jr. ’70 Named the Esteemed Recipient of the 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award

In recognition of his expertise as a global textile leader and lifelong commitment to supporting his alma mater, Mac McMichael Jr. was recently honored with NC State’s prestigious Distinguished Alumni Award. 

Students standing together in caps and gowns.

Oct 17, 2023

Tell Me More: 7 Questions About Giving Back as a Young Alumna

Tell Me More is a series that provides easy-to-digest information about NC State philanthropy topics. In this story, a recent NC State graduate explains how and why she gives back as a volunteer and donor.