News & Events

App State Graduate Students Receive $25,000 Award from DOE EnergyTech Competition
Mar 16, 2023

STBE graduate students Clayton Pope, Robert Conolly, and Daniel Rose participated in a national pitch competition called the Energy Tech University Pr...

USGBC Holding LEED GA Workshop March 24th
Feb 17, 2023

The Student Chapter of the United States Green Building is excited to announce our upcoming LEED GA Workshop.  Workshop Location and Time:&n...

SBA at IBS Convention 2023

SBA Trip to Las Vegas for the NAHB Convention and International Builders' Show
Feb 8, 2023

The Student Builder's Association club was able to fundraise money to send some of its members to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Con...

COP 27 meeting

Grace Waugh, Sustainable Technology major, Attends COP27 in Egypt with Appalachian State University Delegation
Jan 13, 2023

One of our Sustainable Technology majors, Grace Waugh, was invited, along with five other Appalachian State University students as the college's deleg...

SBA Hosts Dog House Building Competition in November, 2022
Jan 6, 2023

The Student Builder's Association (SBA) held a dog house build competition in November, 2022. The Whiting-Turner contracting company graciously donate...

Sustainable Design and Construction class project

Sustainable Design and Construction Course Designs and Builds with Scrap Materials
Dec 12, 2022

Looking for tips to reduce construction debris? Reuse the remnants!Appalachian State University's Building Science Program initiates an effort to desi...

Electric Grid Class Students Tour New River Light & Power Facilities
Dec 2, 2022

On Thursday,  November 11, 2022, the Electric Grid class taught by Dr. Sohad Abu-Elzait toured the New River Light and Power facilities in Boone....

Local Students Participate in Clean Energy Field Trip at App State

AEC, STBE, GES, and OOS Host Clean Energy Field Trip for Local Students
Nov 8, 2022

Community outreach and education is critical to us in Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment and for the Appalachian Energy Center.  On...

SBA Students' Cornhole Tournament

SBA Club Holds a Cornhole Build and Tournament Sponsored by Samet Corporation and ABC
Nov 4, 2022

Our student clubs continue to host workshops and speakers, and build (in this case, fun) projects   On October 25, 2022, the Student Builder...

Jack Martin's Solar Bike Adventure
Oct 28, 2022

Not only do our Sustainable Technology and Built Environment faculty teach well, but they also embark on grand adventures--sustainable, of course.&nbs...