Sustainable Business

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Four professors in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University have earned Dean’s Club Research Prizes. They are, pictured clockwise from top left, Dr. Joseph Cazier, Dr. Edgar Hassler, Dr. Lubna Nafees and Dr. Jason Xiong.

Four earn Dean’s Club Research Prizes May 1, 2021

Four professors in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University have earned Dean’s Club Research Prizes. They are, pictured...

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Panwar earns 2020-21 Green E Award

Panwar earns 2020-21 Green E Award Apr 29, 2021

Dr. Rajat Panwar, a professor of sustainable business, has earned the 2020-21 Green E Award at Appalachian State University.

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Enactus Appalachian wins early stage competition at 21 National Exposition

Enactus Appalachian wins early stage competition at '21 National Exposition Apr 26, 2021

For the second consecutive year, Appalachian State University students have competed -- and won -- in the Early Stage Competition during the...

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