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Scott Doyle, director of Energy Management and Sustainability, said the charger at Circles Community Center went down recently and he and his team are looking into what caused the issue.

College looks to expand electric vehicle charging on campus

By Vivian Rose, Staff Writer April 5, 2023
As electric vehicles are becoming more popular, Ithaca College is looking to expand the limited number of electric vehicle chargers it has on campus.
Ithaca College announced March 30 that as of February 2018, the college has transitioned to clean energy and will only be purchasing through Green-e certified wind farms.

IC solar panel farm on track to meet energy goal

By Madison Fernandez, Contributing Writer September 14, 2017
Ithaca College’s solar panel farm appears to be on its way to reaching its goal of covering 10 percent of the college’s energy needs.
Enthusiasm and energy highlight Class of 2021 convocation

Enthusiasm and energy highlight Class of 2021 convocation

By Falyn Stempler, Staff Writer August 29, 2017
The atmosphere was filled with enthusiasm and excitement in contrast to the typically more reserved ceremony in the past.
The 9,000 panel solar array is currently under construction at Seneca, New York, about 40 miles away from campus, pictured above.

Solar panels to meet 10 percent of Ithaca College’s energy needs

By Faith Meckley and Sophie Johnson February 22, 2016
A solar electric project including 9,000 solar panels that will cover 10 percent of Ithaca College’s energy needs is currently under construction.
Jerone Gagliano was hired to serve as Ithaca College’s new director of energy management and sustainability.

Q&A: Jerone Gagliano hired as new sustainability director

By Faith Meckley, Assistant News Editor December 9, 2015
Jerone Gagliano was hired in November to serve as Ithaca College’s new director of energy management and sustainability. Assistant News Editor Faith Meckley spoke with Gagliano to discuss the state of sustainability at the college and his role in future sustainability initiatives.
Students at the Residence Hall Association Earth Day celebration, where they announced the winners of the Ithaca College Energy Challenge.

Ithaca College residence halls compete to reduce energy

By Eddie Dowd, Staff Writer April 22, 2015
Following the success of last year’s Ithaca College Energy Challenge, a competition among the residence halls to reduce energy consumption, this year’s challenge was extended two weeks and recognized two winners, Rowland Hall for lowest overall energy use and Terrace 6 for most reduced energy.
America the Beautiful

America the Beautiful

By Faith Meckley, Staff Writer June 20, 2014
Here lies Berenice Tompkins, dead from pollution from tar sands oil refineries like Suncor. She breathed the air and it killed her. What world are we living in where we have no clean air? Let Berenice’s death be a reminder to all of us of those who have been silenced, sickened, and killed by air pollution...

Commentary: Student discovers benefits of fracking through research

By Stephanie O'Brien November 6, 2013

Before coming to Ithaca College, my knowledge of fracking was limited to what I had seen in the 2010 premiere of “Gasland,” a documentary by Josh Fox full of memorable footage of flammable drinking...

Local startup develops wind energy prototype

By Emily MilesLauren Mateer, Contributing Writer and Staff Writer October 4, 2012
In an effort to increase the use of sustainable resources, Weaver Wind Energy, a local startup company, is developing a more reliable and effective wind turbine that adjusts with changing weather.

Yes, I’ll take an Eco-App please

By Rebecca Webster September 19, 2010
Um, yes please! I am always amazed at how many apps there are out there for the iPhones and Android phones. Thousands upon thousands of apps at your fingertips, ranging from news and blogs, to games and flashlights, the app world has it all. But what about the practical ones? Maybe you want to read…
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