General Interest

Life Village Concept

LIFE Village funds collaboration with Appalachian to design homes for adults with autism
Feb 13, 2019

BOONE, N.C. — After the successful completion of an off-the-shelf tiny home for nonprofit LIFE Village Inc. by students in Appalachian State Univers...

Studio IV Student Review of Work

Studio IV Goes to the Borderlands
Feb 13, 2019

In an attempt to engage current events, students in TEC 4748 Architectural Design Studio IV explored the necessity for and conflicts between the compl...

Ryan Gillespie 2017 Sustainable Technology

Sustainable Technology alumnus finds niche in sustainable transportation
Feb 6, 2019

Ryan Gillespie ’17 has always been passionate about what he calls “responsible transportation.” During his time as a student in the Department o...

Lisa Poger, North Carolina Electric Transportation Manager at Duke Energy

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series: Lisa Poger, North Carolina Electric Transportation Manager at Duke Energy
Feb 5, 2019

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series: Lisa Poger, North Carolina Electric Transportation Manager at Duke EnergyElectric Vehicle Strategies for ...

PV Trailer Built by PVII Class 2019 STBE Appstate

Sustainable Technology Photovoltaics II class collaborates with Applied Design faculty to build PV trailer
Jan 23, 2019

B. Summerville and C. Van Dyke | 18 Jan 2019In the summer of 2018, Cameron Van Dyke, Assistant Professor in the Applied Design Department, reached out...

Installed Homebiogas digester

Cooking with Home Biogas
Nov 28, 2018

The Nexus research group with help from students in the Biofuels Technology course have installed a unique small-scale biodigester to convert organic ...

Appalachian alumnus Bill Pfleger

Appalachian alumnus Bill Pfleger explores ‘The New Energy Landscape’ through microgrid technology
Nov 27, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — During the kick-off talk in Appalachian State University’s fall 2018 Sustainable Energy Speaker Series: Alumni Edition, Bill Pfleger...

Betty's Biscuits PV Design with STBE Appstate

Appropriate Tech grad student helps local food truck go solar
Nov 13, 2018

Boone, NC - Local restauranteur, Tina Houston, operates a successful food truck, Betty's Biscuits. Until this past sunny, late fall Sunday, she powere...

NCMCA Sigmon Memorial Scholarship Winners

NCMCA Sigmon Memorial Scholarship Winners Announced
Oct 29, 2018

Winners of the eighth annual Sigmon Memorial Scholarship were announced on 18 October after a closed jury review of masonry design proposals in the Ka...

Studio IV Proposals Exhibited in Plemmons Student Union

Studio IV Proposals Exhibited in Plemmons Student Union
Oct 22, 2018

As part of the Black Mountain College semester at Appalachian (Spring 2018), eighteen students in TEC 4748 Architectural Design Studio IV, were given ...