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.
Dr. Shea Tuberty: We are really pushing our students to think about things from a local to global standpoint and I enjoy teaching those classes it certainly cements everything that I believe in …that I think’s important. I’m passionate about sustainability. I’m passionate about fresh water and protecting it. When you’ve got…you know…the number of faculty that we do living that sustainable life and demonstrating to our students, they realize it’s not just something we’re saying in the classroom and it’s in everything we do here. It’s part of who we are.