Culture of Collaboration
One Saturday morning in September, Wilson College of Textiles Dean David Hinks received an unusual phone call. The voice on the other end of the line belonged to NC State Athletics Director Boo Corrigan, who said, as Hinks recalls, “I have an opportunity for you.”
Their conversation set into motion a unique collaborative project in support of social justice that ended up being showcased on national television.
“Wolfpack student-athletes — led by football team captain and linebacker Isaiah Moore — took the lead in designing a patch for their uniforms with the ‘Pack United’ message and its three pillars of education, action and awareness,” Hinks says. “Boo asked if we could assist with the final patch design, production and sewing under a tight deadline.”…READ ON