Sustainable Business

Appalachian’s 2018 Innovation Scholars: back row, left to right: Nicholas Shaw, Tammy Kowalczyk and Beth Davison; front row, left to right: Richard Christiana and Kevin Gamble. Photo by Marie Freeman

Chancellor’s Appalachian Innovation Scholars Program announces 2018 winners
Feb 28, 2018

Walker College of Business Professor of Accounting Tammy Kowalczyk, has been selected to receive a 2018 Appalachian Innovation Scholars...

Lee Ball, chief sustainability officer at Appalachian, spoke to an audience of students, educators and business leaders about the importance of sharing ideas and best practices to support a clean energy economy at the 2018 Appalachian Energy Summit’s midyear meeting. Photo submitted

Appalachian Energy Summit midyear event brings diverse perspectives
Feb 27, 2018

The seventh annual Appalachian Energy Summit midyear meeting, which was held at the Wake Forest Biotech Place Conference Center this month i...

Students recharge at the solar picnic tables outside Peacock Hall. (Photo by Ashley Goodman)

REI and Office of Sustainability unveil new solar picnic tables
Feb 20, 2018

In a recent post from the Appalachian Online, A&E Editor Ashley Goodman details the features of three new smart tables that were recently installe...

Dejon McCoy-Milbourne serves as the moderator during the Courageous Conversations event at Appalachian State University with panelists Houston Sloan, Dylan Galloway, Troi Robinson-Moss and Kendrick Tillman. Photo by Kayla Lasure, Watauga Democrat

Courageous conversations: ASU hosts workplace diversity panel discussion
Feb 12, 2018

Watauga Democrat–In observance of Black History Month in February, the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University hosted a panel dis...

Appalachian earns first rank from AASHE for sustainability among master's institutions
Dec 5, 2017

The Association for Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) highlights top-performing colleges and universities in 17 impact areas a...

Analytics for Good: Saving the bees with Joseph Cazier
Nov 30, 2017

Dr. Joseph Cazier, a professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management at Appalachian, has a keen interest ...

To Bee or Not: Nov. 29 session of Sustainable Business Research Series to focus on honey bee health
Nov 21, 2017

To Bee or Not: Walker's Efforts to Save the Honey Bee will be the focus of the next session of Appalachian State University's Sustainable Business Res...

Senior Maheder Yohannes Photo by Marie Freeman

Accounting major earns U.S. citizenship, gives back to Ethiopia
Nov 21, 2017

ASU NEWS — Born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Maheder Yohannes is a first-generation college student majoring in accounting at Appalachian State Un...

Northeast Forestry University (NEFU) in Harbin, China

Walker College professor of sustainable business to deliver talk on corporate responsibility
Nov 13, 2017

Walker College Professor of Sustainable Business Management Rajat Panwar will travel to Harbin, China November 2017 to interact with master and doctor...

A community of ‘doers': The Appalachian Community pulls together to address food insecurity in the High Country

A community of ‘doers': The Appalachian Community pulls together to address food insecurity in the High Country
Nov 8, 2017

North Carolina has a higher-than-average food insecurity rate — 16 percent, ranking it eighth among the United States for the number of people who l...