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
Holshouser Ethics Luncheon on Green Faculty and Green Business to be held January 29

Holshouser Ethics Luncheon on Green Faculty and Green Business to be held January 29 Dec 6, 2019

Sustainable Business Lunch & Learn 
Wednesday, January 29, 11:30 - 1:00 p.m.
Peacock Hall 4140, Holland Engagement...

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Hospitality professor weighs in on Washington Post's article about travel companies' scrutiny of animal attractions

Hospitality professor weighs in on Washington Post's article about travel companies' scrutiny of animal attractions Nov 22, 2019

Walker College of Business associate professor of management, Dr. Carol Kline, was quoted in a recent article from the Washington Post about a...

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Eight earn awards for outstanding international engagement

Eight earn awards for outstanding international engagement Nov 18, 2019

Four Appalachian State University business students and four faculty members have earned awards from the Walker College of Business for...

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Dr. Nana Vezi-Magigaba

Visiting South African professor shares expertise in social entrepreneurship with Walker students Nov 4, 2019

This fall, Walker College of Business students have the opportunity to learn more about social entrepreneurship through an international lens...

Dept - MGT, International, Sustainable Business, Faculty, Centers - Center for Entrepreneurship, Walker College News
A conceptual rendering imagines the view of a daylighted Boone Creek, green space in the current Peacock parking lot and a mixed-use parking deck adjoining Peacock Hall and Howard St.

ASU, Boone, conservancy discuss Boone Creek daylighting proposal Oct 10, 2019

Visions of daylighting Boone Creek along Rivers Street are progressing into plans, and Appalachian State University, town of Boone and New River...

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