Sustainable Development

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.

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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 from its Teaching and Research Farm in Ashe Count

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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.

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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

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Ryan Hellenbrand

One student and one alum from Appalachian named Fulbright Scholars May 15, 2017

The Office of International Education and Development (OIED) at Appalachian State University has announced that student Ryan Hellenbrand of Boone... Sustainable Development

2016-17 Innovation Scholars

Fine and Applied Arts faculty awarded Innovation Scholars funding Apr 20, 2017

Three of the five collaborative projects funded by the Chancellor's first Innovation Scholars program are led by Fine and Applied Arts faculty.... Fine and Applied Arts, Communication, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment, Sustainablity

River rocks

Appalachian State University presents "Troubled Water: Voices from Bath" on April 19 Apr 19, 2017

"Troubled Water: Voices from Bath" is a multi-media presentation on the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP).

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