Sustainable Business

App State - NC Commerce partnership featured in annual report

App State - NC Commerce partnership featured in annual report Dec 3, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Commerce's Rural Economic Development Division recently released its 2022 annual report, and it includes feature on RC2 -- a NC Commerce and Walker College of

Dept - MGT, Faculty, Sustainable Business
This Thursday @ 5pm, COP 27 delegates will Share experiences from Egypt

This Thursday @ 5pm, COP 27 delegates will Share experiences from Egypt Dec 1, 2022

This Thursday, December 1, at 5PM, App State community members are invited to attend an open discussion about UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP 27).

Events, Dept - ECON, Sustainable Business
Members of the first Business For Good Residential Learning Center (RLC) are pictured in Peacock Hall’s Department of Management

App State business students live and learn in Business for Good community Aug 3, 2022

First-generation college students, in particular, face barriers in the early years of their higher education journeys.

Students, Sustainable Business, Inclusive Excellence, Walker College News, Front Page
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 action Sustainable Business
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 community Students, Competition, Front Page, Sustainable Business
App State's diversity, equity and inclusion work detailed in 2021-22 annual report
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...

Faculty, Dept - MGT, Centers - Center for Entrepreneurship, Events, Front Page, Sustainable Business, Inclusive Excellence, Research
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...

Dept - FIN, Front Page, Faculty, Sustainable Business, Inclusive Excellence
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...

Students, Front Page, Competition, Sustainable Business
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...

Sustainable Business, Dept - CIS, Service