Sustainability Spotlight

Aurora Figueroa-Benetti

Independent study with local farmer leads Appalachian student to cultivate a “new” fruit tree May 10, 2018

Aurora Figueroa-Benetti’s passion for sustainable agriculture led her to Appalachian State University’s Goodnight Family Department of Sustainable Development and a relatively unknown

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Climate Justice Month

Appalachian hosts Climate Justice Month in April Mar 29, 2018

Starting April 1, Appalachian State University will host its first-ever Climate Justice Month to broaden the conversation surrounding climate change.

Sustainability Spotlight, Sustainable Development, Theatre and Dance, Fine and Applied Arts
Zach Sprau '11 '17

The powers of sun and soul Jan 30, 2018

Zach Sprau ’11 ’17 graduated from Appalachian State University with bachelor’s degrees in music performance and psychology, a ma

Sustainability Spotlight, Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment
Students work on the farm

Appalachian donates fresh produce to local organizations for residents in need Aug 24, 2017

This summer, students and faculty in Appalachian State University’s Goodnight Family Department of Sustainable Development forged a unique p

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App State SVT

Follow Appalachian's Solar Vehicle Team at the 2017 Formula Sun Grand Prix this week Jul 5, 2017

July 3-9, at the Circuit of The Americas racetrack in Austin, Texas, 15 Appalachian students will return for the second year to the Formula Sun... Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment, Sustainability Spotlight

Sustainable products designed by Alyssa Coletti's students

Appalachian students partner with biomaterials company, build sustainable products Apr 11, 2017

Furniture designer Alyssa Coletti is determined to expand student exposure to and experience with sustainable design.

Sustainability Spotlight, Applied Design
Lee Ball and Jeff Biggers

Find Your SustainAbility with Lee Ball and Jeff Biggers Mar 14, 2017

Listen in as noted author Jeff Biggers speaks with Appalachian's Director of Sustainability Lee Ball about regenerative cities and sustainability... Sustainable Development, Sustainability Spotlight, Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment