The Ithaca College Student Governance Council discussed sustainability at the college at its Nov. 2 meeting.
The Office of Energy Management and Sustainability should be applauded for the work it has done to accelerate the college’s progress toward its goal.
At the All-College Gathering on Aug. 23, Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado announced that the college’s carbon footprint is projected to drop by 45 percent this academic year. This decrease in overall carbon output is part of the college’s previous pledge to be completely carbon neutral by the year 2050.
After an energy audit within the Center for Natural Sciences, the Office of Energy Management and Sustainability plans to upgrade some lighting fixtures and controls in the building.
The former sustainability programs coordinator discusses his career at Ithaca College and his views on the college’s commitment to maintaining a sustainable community.