Sustainable Development

Furniture design students

From the tree to the public Jul 11, 2018

Sustainably harvested lumber. The Japanese philosophy of Ma. Video documentaries. The WantedDesign showcase in New York City.

Sustainability Spotlight, Communication, Sustainable Development, Applied Design
Plemmons Medallion Winners

Four Appalachian Community members awarded 2017–18 W.H. Plemmons Leadership Medallion Jul 10, 2018

Keith Martin, the John M. Blackburn Distinguished Professor of Theatre, and Lainey Everly '18, who holds a BFA in studio art and a B.S. in sustainable development, received the 2017-18 W.H.

Theatre and Dance, Art, Sustainable Development
Chip Hope

New leadership at Teaching and Research Farm brings collaborative opportunities Jul 5, 2018

In May 2018, C.C. “Chip” Hope III was hired as the Goodnight Family Department of Sustainable Development’s Teaching and Research Farm director.

Sustainable Development, Sustainablity
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, Sustainability Spotlight
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... Sustainability Spotlight, Sustainable Development, Theatre and Dance, Fine and Applied Arts

First sausage delivery

Sustainable Development and Food Services foster farm-to-table initiative on campus Feb 9, 2018

Appalachian State University’s Goodnight Family Department of Sustainable Development has partnered with Food Services to provide local food

Sustainablity, Sustainable Development

Students Participate in the John G. Palmer Intercollegiate Woodsmen’s Meet Oct 22, 2017

A group of Sustainable Development and Biology students participated in the John G.

Sustainable Development
The Ground Beneath Us, by Paul Bogard

Environmental writer and photographer examine the human relationship with the ground beneath our feet Oct 19, 2017

On Wednesday, October 25, 2017 the Goodnight Family Sustainable Development Department will host an evening presentation with author Paul Board... Sustainable Development, Art, Fine and Applied Arts

Farm Poster

Open House at the Farm Sep 25, 2017

September 30  |  1-4 p.m. Sustainable Development
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

Sustainability Spotlight, Sustainable Development