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September 23, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Sustainability at IC withers as a result of structural changes

By | Nov 2, 2016

“There was a golden era of sustainability on this campus, and we’re not in it anymore,” he said.

Q&A: New IC sustainability director discusses future goals

By | Sep 13, 2016

Now in his first semester as director of energy management and sustainability at Ithaca College, Greg Lischke says he plans to increase student involvement in sustainability programs and that the college has some renewable energy projects in early stages.

Ithaca College incorporates sustainability into maintenance

By | Mar 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.

An aging Ithaca College results in a backlog of maintenance

By | Mar 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.

Ithaca College still behind on renewable energy usage

By | Mar 22, 2016

Ithaca College is still behind on using renewable energy compared to other colleges and universities nationally, despite its recent adoption of solar energy to cover 10 percent of the college’s energy needs.

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

By , | Feb 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.

Ithaca College retail compost locations to be removed

By | Feb 1, 2016

Ithaca College compost retail areas will be removed following a policy change at the college’s compost management facility, Cayuga Compost.

Q&A: Jerone Gagliano hired as new sustainability director

By | Dec 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.