Local Sustainability News

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...
Civil rights activist and professor Julian Bond will speak Jan. 23 for the 31st Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration at Appalachian State University.
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...
North Carolina is the proud home to a strong network of universities that have inspired and educated young leaders for generations. Through booms and busts, droughts and floods, many of these universities have supported an agricultural economy with...
Integrated Network for Social Sustainability (INSS) is pleased to announce a multi-media competition. INSS is funded by the National Science Foundation and seeks to bring together individuals who share an interest in the social (as...
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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