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2016 STBE Attendees

Sustainability Conference Inspires Department

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 2:09pm
The Department of Sustainable Technology & the Built Environment sent a group of students and faculty to the ASSHE Conference in Baltimore October 9-12.  ASSHE, The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education,...
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Position Openings in the STBE Department

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 11:11am
The Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment is seeking dynamic and highly qualified applicants for two current openings: Department Chairperson, which is a tenured position; and Assistant/Associate Professor of Building...
Team Sunergy, Solar Car, Apperion, Appalachian State University Sustainability

Team Sunergy Shines

Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 1:04pm
App State's Solar Car Team, Sunergy, places 3rd at the Formula Sun Grand Prix in Pittsburgh and 6th in the American Solar Challenge - a 1975 mile race spanning several states.  Read more about the team, the car, and their amazing success in...
2016 Appalachian Solar Vehicle Team
"Team Sunergy is competing in the American Solar Challenge (ASC) and the Formula Sun Grand Prix (FSGP). The ASC is a 1,975 mile road race beginning on July 30 in the Cuyahoga National Park in Ohio and ending in Hot Springs South...
Solar Vehicle Team
BOONE—While many students were coming back from spring break on Saturday, March 12, Appalachian State’s Solar Vehicle Team (SVT) was returning from a nearly sleepless three days of testing at North Carolina Center for Automotive Research (NCCAR)....
Solar Homestead
Deltec Homes of Asheville, NC has launched a new line of super efficient, net-zero energy homes starting under $100,000. ASU's Solar Homestead, winner of the People's Choice award at the US Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011, is one of...
Ryan Gillespie

Feasibility Study Tests E-bike Market in Boone

Friday, April 8, 2016 - 10:20am
Ryan Gillespie has big ideas to improve the commuter experience in Boone. Gillespie, a senior Sustainable Technology major in the College of Fine and Applied Arts, is passionate about what he calls “responsible transportation.”   His goal...
Brent Summerville (Sustainable Technology's Practitioner-in-Residence) and graduate student Robb O'Brien installed a wind measurement system on the Kerr Scott Reservoir Dam/Intake tower in Wilkes County for the Army Corps of Engineers. The...
Vice President Houser and Provost Kruger
BOONE—An agreement between Wilkes Community College and Appalachian State University opens up a seamless pathway for students interested in earning an architectural technology and design degree from Appalachian. The agreement was signed by Dr....
TEECA 2015 Winners
Students from Appalachian State University placed first in Transportation at the 2015 Eastern Region TEECA Conference this week in Virginia Beach. TEECA is the Technology  and Engineering Education Collegiate Association.  Overall, seven...


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