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
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.

Events, Centers - Center for Entrepreneurship, Dept - MGT, Inclusive Excellence, Sustainable Business

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...

Faculty, Dept - FIN, Centers - Brantley Risk and Insurance, Sustainable Business, Inclusive Excellence, Service, Front Page
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 ...

Faculty, Dept - CIS, Centers - CARE, Research, Sustainable Business, Global and Civic Engagement

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.

Faculty, Sustainable Business, Dept - CIS, Centers - CARE, Front Page

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...

Sustainable Business, Faculty, Global and Civic Engagement
Rajat Panwar

Walker College sustainable business director offers five ways for corporate sustainability professionals to make strides during COVID-19 Jun 15, 2020

A new article from Dr. Rajat Panwar, Sustainable Business Director for the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State...

Sustainable Business, Faculty, Dept - MGT, Research