Sustainable Business

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...

App State faculty member fosters equitable experiences for underrepresented students
Oct 20, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — At Appalachian State University, faculty member Dr. Jamie Parson’s focus on diversity and inclusion is exhibited in her work to effe...

CARE researchers create buzz with recent article in the Journal of Apicultural Research

CARE researchers create buzz with recent article in the Journal of Apicultural Research
Aug 4, 2020

A century of discovery: Mining 100 years of honey, is creating a buzz having been recently included in the Journal of Apicultural Research.R...

Rajat Panwar

Research from Walker College sustainability director supports case that consumers can affect corporate climate action
Jul 24, 2020

In a recent Forbes.com post entitled Climate Change: The Ball Is In Our Court, Erik Kobayashi-Solomon cited Dr. Rajat Panwar, associate prof...

World Bee Count with James Wilkes and Joseph Cazier
Jul 8, 2020

Professors Dr. Joseph Cazier and Dr. James Wilkes were recently featured in the popular Apple Podcast series.In this episode, they talk with Professor...

Sustainable business professor warns that climate change initiatives may be other casualty of the pandemic
Jun 30, 2020

Walker College of Business Sustainability Director, Dr. Rajat Panwar, predicts a downturn in sustainability initiatives due to the global pandemic. Qu...