The College of Arts and Sciences and Sustainability
The College of Arts and Sciences upholds a standard of sustainability in a variety of ways. Our faculty and students pursue an active and interdisciplinary approach to sustainability research. Below are ways in which our college is engaging with sustainable initiatives in their research and work. For more information about how each department is involved with sustainability please see individual tabs to the left.
Office of Sustainability seeking students for Spring 2023 Cooking with Purpose series
BOONE, N.C. — The College of Arts and Sciences' Sustainability Liaison Carla Ramsdell, in collaboration with Appalachian State University's Office o...
6 App State students observe world climate policymaking at UN climate conference
BOONE, N.C. — An Appalachian State University delegation of students and campus leaders returned from the recent United Nations climate change confe...
The Sixth Annual Community FEaST
Join us Wednesday, October 12, 2022, from 4:30 - 6 p.m. on Sanford Mall for the Sixth Annual Community FEaST!...
App State biology interns spend summer in Wilson Creek’s ‘natural playground’
Catching fish, salamanders and an occasional water snake is all in a day’s work for Appalachian State University biology students Nick Campany and C...
A return to Everest: App State’s Dr. Baker Perry leads climate science expedition to the world’s highest mountain
Dr. Baker Perry, National Geographic Explorer and professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geography and Planning, led a succe...
College Sustainability Liaison
The Office of Sustainability has identified a group of faculty sustainability liaisons, representing each college on campus, to promote visibility of curriculum, research and outreach related to sustainability across campus. Carla Ramsdell in the department of physics and astronomy is the sustainability liaison for the College of Arts and Sciences.
University Sustainability Mission Statement
Appalachian State University leads in creating a world where environmental, societal and economic qualities exist in balance to meet the resource needs of today and of future generations. Our community of students, faculty and staff continually advance our understanding, capabilities and practices in this vital journey. As an institution of higher learning, we lead and educate by example, inspiring new generations prepared to share this knowledge, ingenuity and passion.
For more information about how Appalachian's sustainability initiatives see their sustainability page.