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
Dr. Gary Paul Nabhan

Sustainable Food Week kicks off with National Food Day October 24 Oct 14, 2016

Appalachian State University, in partnership with Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture, will present Sustainable Food Week Oct. 24-29.

Sustainable Development, Sustainablity
Todd Rudicill

Todd Rudicill hired as resident assistant manager at Blackburn-Vannoy Farm Jun 8, 2016

The Goodnight Family Department of Sustainable Development in the College of Fine and Applied Arts has named Todd Rudicill as resident assistant... Sustainablity, Sustainable Development

Dr. Richard Rheingans

Dr. Richard D. Rheingans named chair of Sustainable Development at Appalachian State May 19, 2016

Dr. Richard D. Rheingans will chair the Appalachian State University Goodnight Family Department of Sustainable Development beginning July 2016... Sustainable Development, Sustainablity

Debate team pair wins at nationals [The Appalachian] Apr 11, 2016

Kyle Scruggs, a senior communications studies major and Hannah Fry, a senior sustainable development major, won first place in the novice... Communication, Sustainable Development, Fine and Applied Arts

Erin Meezan

Goodnight Family Department of Sustainable Development to co-host 2016 Global Opportunities Conference Apr 7, 2016

Appalachian State University’s 2016 Global Opportunities Conference, Problems to Possibilities, will be held on Friday, April 8, beginning a

Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment, Sustainable Development
Jacqui Ignatova at the Food Summit

Successful Food Summit held by Goodnight Family Department of Sustainable Development [The Appalachian] Apr 5, 2016

The 2016 Food Summit, Seeding Community Resilience, was held on April 2 with the goal of inspiring people to learn and take action in the loc

Sustainable Development, Sustainablity
Image of Walking on Earth: Class and Environmental Justice

New book by Dr. Jennifer Westerman explores environmental justice issues Mar 23, 2016

Dr. Jennifer Westerman has published “Working on Earth: Class and Environmental Justice” with Dr.

Sustainable Development
The Food Summit Poster

Appalachian State to host Food Summit on April 2 Mar 16, 2016

Boone—Students, faculty, staff and members of the community are invited to discuss ways to build a more resilient and just local food system

Sustainable Development