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
Dr. Joseph Cazier, left, and Dr. James Wilkes, members of Appalachian’s Center for Analytics Research and Education (CARE) team, check on beehives installed on Howard Street in Boone. Cazier is a professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems, and Wilkes is a professor in the Department of Computer Science.

Counting bees, because bees count — App State creates pollinator-tracking app May 18, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — “You can’t manage what you can’t measure,” is a saying attributed to Peter Drucker (1909–2005), one of the most widely known and...

Sustainable Business, Research, Faculty, Centers - CARE, Dept - CIS, Front Page
#WalkerAbroad Spring 2020 Winners

Spring 2020 #WalkerAbroad Photo Contest Winners Announced Apr 23, 2020

While 18 business students and faculty members at Appalachian State University submitted more than 50 photos for the Spring 2020...

International, Students, Front Page, Dept - MKT SCM, Sustainable Business

Alumni transition business from outdoor gear production to face mask production amid pandemic shortages Apr 5, 2020

In recent weeks, America's healthcare system has seen a mass shortage of PPE, personal protective equipment, and some citizens are assisting with...

Alumni, Dept - FIN, Dept - MGT, Holland Fellows, Sustainable Business, Front Page, COVID-19
Chase Warrington '08 and his wife, Allison, and their 50-pound husky Koda in Valencia, Spain, where they live and work remotely

Walker College alumnus offers tips for employees working from home Mar 26, 2020

Working remotely is top-of-mind for many Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Alumni, Holland Fellows, Front Page, Staff, Sustainable Business, International, COVID-19
Dr. Sandra Vannoy is an Ashe County native who has served in a variety of roles in the Walker College of Business, including acting dean

Vannoy featured in Mountain Times publications Mar 23, 2020

A recent post from Mountain Times publications features Walker College of Business Dean Sandra Vannoy.

Faculty, Sustainable Business, MBA
A campus-wide luncheon and panel conversation on Christianity and climate change to be held March 31

A campus-wide luncheon and panel conversation on Christianity and climate change to be held March 31 Feb 18, 2020

Canceled: Tuesday, March 31
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Parkway Ballroom, Plemmons Student Union

Dept - MGT, Sustainable Business, Holshouser, Front Page
Image of Brad Sparks

Walker College alumnus named director The Prince of Wales's Accounting for Sustainability (A4S) US CFO Leadership Network Jan 9, 2020

Walker College of Business alumnus Brad Sparks ACC ’97 ’98 has been named director of The Prince of Wales's Accounting for...

Alumni, Sustainable Business, Front Page