Sustainable Business

Business students travel to South America to examine sustainability
Jul 20, 2018

Eighteen Appalachian State University students visited Brazil, the Amazon Jungle and Rio de Janeiro May 13-May 24, 2018 as part of a Walker ...

From left, sustainable business minor Hunter Bristow, finance and banking major Diego Lewis, and environmental economics and policy major Kali Smith, help make up the 2018 crew of 15 taking Appalachian State University’s Cruiser Class solar car ROSE (Racing on Solar Energy)

Walker College students crew ROSE (Racing on Solar Energy)
Jul 10, 2018

Three Walker College of Business students help make up the 2018 crew of Appalachian State University's Cruiser Class solar car ROSE (Racing on Solar E...

Walker College Sustainable Business co-Directors Tammy Kowalczyk and Rajat Panwar

Kowalczyk and Panwar named co-directors of sustainable business for Walker College of Business
Jul 1, 2018

Dr. Tammy Kowalczyk and Dr. Rajat Panwar have been named co-directors of sustainable business for the Walker College of Business at Appalach...

WIN staff service day proves a win for university community
May 22, 2018

Staff at Appalachian State University took to campus grounds recently to paint handrails, remove litter and perform various other tasks as part of a s...

Senior actuarial science major Malik Hargrave, from Lexington, is president of Appalachian State University’s National Pan-Hellenic Council and chair of the Chancellor’s Student Advisory Board for Diversity Recruitment. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Appalachian actuarial science major seizes opportunities ‘with full force’
May 15, 2018

Actuaries provide the statistical probability of an event occurring, so when actuarial science major Malik Hargrave says not to take any opportunity f...

Photo of Energy Dashboard in Peacock Hall

Interactive dashboard in Peacock Hall offers insight on energy consumption
Apr 30, 2018

An interactive screen in Peacock Hall enables those who work and learn in the building to gain insights about energy consumption.The touch-screen dash...

Renewable Energy Initiative (REI) president Paul Matney, of Wilmington, third from left (foreground), and REI public relations officer Tomiwa Olufolabi, a senior from Durham, second from left (foreground), cut the ribbon at the solar charging picnic tables on the first-floor patio of Appalachian’s Peacock Hall. Chief Sustainability Officer Dr. Lee Ball, far right, and Walker College of Business Dean Heather Hulburt Norris, far left, hold the ribbon. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Solar charging station ribbon-cutting draws lunchtime crowd at Appalachian’s Peacock Hall
Apr 17, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — Around 40 people gathered on the first-floor patio of Kenneth E. Peacock Hall at Appalachian State University today for a ribbon-cutti...

Middle and high school students from surrounding counties to pitch business ideas to earn scholarships to Appalachian

Middle and high school students from surrounding counties to pitch business ideas to earn scholarships to Appalachian
Apr 7, 2018

Middle grade and high school students from Ashe, Watauga and Wilkes Counties will pitch their business ideas for a chance to earn scholarships to Appa...

Alumni Spotlight: Ole Mason Jar celebrates five years
Apr 4, 2018

Men's clothing and lifestyle brand Ole Mason Jar is officially celebrating five years in business.Since the company was founded in 2013 by A...

Alternatives to Today's Capitalism: an April 18 lunch and learn opportunity

"Alternatives to Today's Capitalism" lunch and learn to be held April 18
Apr 4, 2018

Aldous Huxley once said "Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted."Sustainable Development Professors Bri...