Sustainable Business

Pictured, from left to right, are App State’s Dr. Steven Leon, Dr. Lakshmi Iyer and Dr. Jason Xiong.

5 faculty teams awarded 2022 Chancellor’s Innovation grants for projects at App State
Jul 26, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — The 2022 Chancellor’s Innovation Scholars have been announced, with five teams of Appalachian State University faculty receiving up ...

App State Chief Sustainability Officer Lee Ball gives opening remarks at the 2022 Appalachian Energy Summit, titled “Regenerative, Resilient and Sustainable: Celebrating 10 Years of Best Practice.” The summit hosts energy leaders from different government agencies and businesses, as well as students and representatives of the member institutions in the UNC System. This year the attendees learned that the state had reached $1.6 billion in avoided energy costs...

Appalachian Energy Summit reports $1.6 billion in avoided energy costs statewide
Jul 21, 2022

App State hosts decade of NC energy conferences to put ideas into actionBOONE, N.C. — The annual Appalachian Energy Summit has spearheaded...

Grace Waugh, a senior sustainable technology major from Chapel Hill, far left, and Summer Gee ’20, a graduate student from Wrightsville Beach, center, were part of a multidisciplinary team of App State undergraduate and graduate students that won second place in its division in the 2021–22 U.S. Department of Energy Solar District Cup. Waugh and Gee are pictured holding the trophy that the team received and with the team’s faculty adviser, Dr. Jaewon Oh...

App State students score 2nd-place divisional win in national solar competition
Jul 12, 2022

The student team was recognized for its solar power system, designed to meet the renewable energy needs of a campus communityFourteen students at Appa...

App State's diversity, equity and inclusion work detailed in 2021-22 annual report

App State's diversity, equity and inclusion work detailed in 2021-22 annual report
Jun 23, 2022

Appalachian State University's Office of Diversity has released its inaugural report, summarizing the university's diversity, equity and inclusion wor...

NC leaders join Rural Community Capacity program, an NC Commerce and Walker College of Business partnership

NC leaders join Rural Community Capacity program, an NC Commerce and Walker College of Business partnership
May 24, 2022

Representatives from 19 rural communities in North Carolina were at Appalachian State University May 24-25 to kick off a Rural Community Capacity (RC2...

Jamie Parson named chief diversity officer at App State

Jamie Parson named chief diversity officer at App State
May 20, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Jamie Parson has been named chief diversity officer at Appalachian State University, effective immediately. Parson is the second cabin...

Nicole Miller

The journey, not just the destination: a podcast with Biomimicry Director and past Business for Good speaker Nicole Miller
Jan 7, 2022

Nicole Hagerman Miller, Managing Director at Biomimicry 3.8 and a past Walker College Business for Good conference speaker, is featured in a rece...

A historic semester for Enactus Appalachian

A historic semester for Enactus Appalachian
Nov 21, 2021

As students returned to full classrooms this semester, the students of Enactus Appalachian, part of an international organization dedicated to creatin...

App State at COP26

Walker College faculty attend COP26, lay groundwork for global connections for students
Nov 5, 2021

In Chancellor Sheri Everts' weekly message to Appalachian State University community members, she details news about activities on campus and off...

Dr. Dawn Medlin, Dr. Jason Xiong

Computer information systems faculty members participate in AMCIS social project
Aug 13, 2021

Service work from Dr. Dawn Medlin and Dr. Jason Xiong, Appalachian State University faculty members in the Department of Computer Infor...