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January 17, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Ithaca College solar array is officially operational

By | Dec 24, 2016

The college is not receiving the energy produced from the array directly — it is dispersed in the New York State power grid.

Professors hold forum to encourage sustainability in curriculum

By | Dec 2, 2016

Faculty and students gathered at the Center for Faculty Excellence to discuss ways to incorporate sustainability into their course curricula.

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.

Editorial: Sustainability weakens during Rochon’s tenure

By | Nov 2, 2016

Though provosts have come and gone, the common denominator during the period of deterioration of sustainability initiatives, is Rochon.

Ithaca College finds fund to compensate Eco-Reps

By | Oct 4, 2016

“This is definitely the year … that we can start getting programs running and having sustainability here,” Enderle 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.

Severe drought persists in Ithaca as students return to campus

By | Aug 31, 2016

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.

SGA sees sharp decline in ‘environmental betterment’ bills

By | Apr 27, 2016

An unofficial “sustainability working group” plans to propose four bills to the Student Government Association by the end of the Spring 2016 semester — a sharp decline from its original plan of 18 bills.

SGA passes first bills in series of sustainability legislation

By | Apr 20, 2016

The Student Government Association Senate passed four bills at the April 18 meeting, two of which seek to implement “environmental betterment” efforts on campus as part of a larger package of sustainability-related bills.

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.

Former IC employees find new opportunities at Wells College

By | Feb 10, 2016

In recent years, a number of Ithaca College employees have found that the next big step in their careers was just 30 miles away. Five former Ithaca College administrative and staff members have left to take jobs at Wells College in the past two years.

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.