Sustainable Business

From left are event panelists: Jim Hartzfeld, Nathan Havey, Rajat Panwar and Diana Propper de Callejon

Walker College to co-host Beyond Zero film screening and sustainability discussion
Apr 19, 2021

Just in time for Earth Day: Beyond Zero, an inspirational roadmap for how business can reverse climate change. Register to join a panel discussion wit...

Watch A Sustainable Development Strategy to Reunite the United States, a special lecture by Dr. Jeffrey Sachs

Watch A Sustainable Development Strategy to Reunite the United States, a special lecture by Dr. Jeffrey Sachs
Apr 11, 2021

World-renowned economist, author and thought leader Dr. Jeffrey Sachs spoke to the Appalachian State University community onTuesday, March 30, 2021.Th...

Pia Albinsson, left, and Lubna Nafees

Marketing researchers discover marginalized women utilize social media to counter biased, mainstream narratives about them, promote well-being
Mar 29, 2021

Research from faculty at Appalachian State University examines the way in which marginalized women utilize social media to counter biased, mainstream ...

A cyclist crosses a flooded New River on foot, bike in hand.

Sustainability research from App State helps neighborhoods prepare for extreme weather events
Mar 29, 2021

Researchers at Appalachian State University have teamed up with AT&T to provide climate data that could help at-risk neighborhoods prepare for ext...

Graphic symbolizing Walker College having joined Sustainable Development Solutions Network

Walker College joins Sustainable Development Solutions Network, affirms commitment to accomplish Sustainable Development Goals
Mar 18, 2021

Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business has officially joined the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), a global platfor...

Courageous Conversation to be held Feb. 4, part of BLM at School Week

Courageous Conversation to be held Feb. 4, part of BLM at School Week
Jan 19, 2021

As part of BLM at School Week, Appalachian State University community members are invited to join students, faculty and staff members from the Walker ...

Appalachian State University’s Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) has aided small businesses in North Carolina during the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of its efforts, the center helped a company develop a new business stream: producing COVID-related retail signage and floor decals, such as the one pictured, to promote physical distancing and the wearing of face coverings.

App State’s SBTDC was a ‘first responder’ for small businesses during the pandemic
Jan 4, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University’s Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) served as a “first responder” ...

App State senior wins RIMS ERM Student Video Competition

App State senior wins RIMS ERM Student Video Competition
Nov 25, 2020

Appalachian State University student Matthew Scott has won the 2020 RIMS ERM Student Video Competition.Scott, a senior from Huntersville, North Caroli...

Appalachian State University’s Zoe Huffines, from Holly Springs, is a senior majoring in management and minoring in both sustainable business and experiential, integrative learning. After she graduates in May 2021, she plans to pursue a master’s degree in higher education at App State. Photo by Marie Freeman

Rising above adversity: A Mountaineer’s road to success
Nov 18, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Zoe Huffines, an Appalachian State University senior from Holly Springs, credits her academic success to the help of mentors — a hig...

Stanley Nelson, the foremost chronicler of the African American experience working in nonfiction film today, will speak at Appalachian on Nov. 5

Nov. 5 Entrepreneur Summit to feature Stanley Nelson
Oct 30, 2020

“Boss: The Black Experience in Business” / Nov. 5 / 12 and 3 p.m.Roundtable discussion / Nov. 5 / 5 p.m.The 17th ann...