In the Roy H. Park School of Communications, one of the men’s bathrooms on the second floor was converted into a gender-neutral bathroom Sept. 25.
Two new offices were added in the Hammond Health Center to create space for new CAPS counselors. The search for these counselors is still underway.
After a fire in Eastman Hall due to lint build-up on Dec. 15, a new laundry room with extra safety measures was added to the residence hall.
With over 25,000 students returning to the Ithaca area, Ithaca College is in the process of assessing long- and short-term water conservation efforts in the midst of the worst drought in Tompkins County since 1999. Despite recent rain, the drought is still in effect.
The Ithaca College campus has undergone many changes, additions and renovations over the summer, some of which are more visibly obvious than others.
Gerald Hector, vice president of finance and administration, will leave Ithaca College at the end of July to serve as the vice president for financial affairs at Cornell University, beginning Aug. 1.
Students and faculty have teamed with the Office of Residential Life and the Office of Facilities at Ithaca College to revitalize the rooftop of the Terrace Dining Hall with possible micro-gardens, artwork and other decorations.
With 16 areas on campus cited by the Office of Civil Rights as not compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act standards, Ithaca College is currently working to resolve these issues.