At Appalachian, Ryan Gillespie ’17 discovered a niche that blends his love of biking with his knowledge of sustainability initiatives — the electric bike. Now he owns Sol Mobil, an electric bike sales and service shop in Winston-Salem.
The Xerces Society has recognized Appalachian’s efforts to create a safe campus with sustainable habitats for pollinators by naming the university among its 61 national and eight North Carolina Bee Campuses.
A winter storm dumped 16–20 inches of snow on campus and the surrounding areas, causing meteorologists to consult the record books and students to break out their sleds and snowboards. Campus fared well and is digging out.
Mountaineer Concessions serves game day traditions, trendy street foods and highlights community partnerships. Its intentionally crafted menus highlight Food Services and the Office of Sustainability’s mission toward a zero waste stadium.
Appalachian State Director of Athletics Doug Gillin announced Tuesday that he has commenced a national search to find the next leader of App State Football. Scott Satterfield is leaving the university to accept a head coaching opportunity at the University of Louisville.