Over winter break, a Walker College of Business professor, along with local java entrepreneur Don “Bald Guy” Cox ’93, took 18 Appalachian State University students to Costa Rica for a deep-dive into the workings of the coffee industry.
The Sustained Dialogue (SD) process has been used around the world for productive conversation to solve deep-rooted issues. It has spread to 46 college campuses worldwide, including Appalachian State University.
Appalachian’s Wilson Scholars are chosen based on their academic achievements, as well as their service and leadership in their communities and schools. Their experience at Appalachian embodies a rich blend of academic excellence, leadership and service.
A collection representing one man’s lifetime fascination with minerals has been donated to the Department of Geology at Appalachian State University. It will be featured in a series of exhibits in the department’s McKinney Geology Teaching Museum.