Local Sustainability News

Panorama 2015
Panorama 2015 is a TedTalks-inspired event for the exchange of student perspectives. 
We are sending out our call for the 6th year of the UNCG Sustainability Shorts Film Competition. All entries will be screened as part of the UNCG Sustainability Film and Discussion Series at the Weatherspoon Art Museum on Thursday, April 23 at 6:...
Backpacking with a Purpose
Step outside of the classroom and into the real world for a truly immersive cultural experience. Operation Groundswell is a non-profit organization that runs international volunteering programs. We are looking for globally conscious and socially...
Dr. Shea Tuberty, Associate Professor of Ecotoxicology at Appalachian State University, appeared on UNC-TV this January to speak about the importance of healty river ecosystems.
2015 Natural Talent Design Competition
The 2015 U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) North Carolina Natural Talent Design Competition provides an applied learning experience in the principles of integrated design, sustainability, innovation, and social consciousness, all of which are...
The Permaculture School: Design Ecology & Living Skills is inviting applications for a rigorous, 12-week, college-level program for people who want to dive deeper into the world of ecological resiliency and Permaculture. The Course will be held...
Sustain Appalachia Harvest Week was October 20-27, it featured 14 events from community organizations. The eight days were filled with collaboration among: Sustain Appalachian, High Country Local First, Appalachian State Food Services...
National Campus Sustainability Day was October 22, and App State students showed their commitment participating in the Sustain Yosef Competition. A collaboration between Brad Smith with University Housing-Operations and the Office of Sustainability...
The 2015 U.S. Green Building Council North Carolina Chapter (USGBC NC) Natural Talent Design Competition provides an applied learning experience in the principles of integrated design, sustainability, innovation, and social consciousness, all of...
2014 Rob Eggers Scholarship
This scholarship fund was established by the USGBC North Carolina Chapter in honor of the late Rob Eggers, a valued member of the Charlotte sustainable design community. A long time volunteer with the local USGBC chapter, Rob served on the Education...
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