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THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Floors eight through 13 of East Tower and all of West Tower are now co ed by door, with individual, gender-neutral bathrooms.

Renovations to Towers residence halls completed over the summer

By Bianca Mestiza and Sierra Guardiola August 30, 2017
The college completed renovations to individual, gender-neutral bathrooms and switched to a co ed by door layout in Towers residence halls.
One of many upgrades to campus that students will see this semester, is a newly-renovated studio in the Roy H. Park School of Communications. Other renovations include upgrades to the Fitness Center; improved Wi-Fi service; and renovations in the Terrace Dining Hall.

Students at Ithaca College return to an upgraded campus

By Kyle Arnold, Assistant News Editor August 24, 2016
The Ithaca College campus has undergone many changes, additions and renovations over the summer, some of which are more visibly obvious than others.
Ithaca College is incorporating sustainability in their efforts to address deferred maintenance. The college has started a project to reduce the Gannett Centers lighting costs by 70 percent by upgrading lighting to LEDs. On right, energy-efficient LED and on left, traditional lighting.

Ithaca College incorporates sustainability into maintenance

By Kyle Arnold, Assistant News Editor March 31, 2016
As a result of an aging campus, the college has seen a buildup of deferred maintenance, which has exceeded $200 million in recent years. Deferred maintenance covers issues like cracks in concrete, or loose handrails or aging mechanical equipment, grouping projects into an agenda according to when they should be finished.
As a result of an aging campus, Ithaca College has seen a backlog of deferred maintenance, which has exceeded $200 million in recent years. Deferred maintenance covers certain issues like cracks in concrete or loose handrails.

An aging Ithaca College results in a backlog of maintenance

By Kyle Arnold, Assistant News Editor March 23, 2016
ADA compliance is a topic for which the college is currently being sued. A former student filed a $10 million lawsuit in October 2015 citing the college’s lack of accommodations.
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