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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.


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.



Open Letter: Faculty make list of complaints against Rochon

By | Nov 18, 2015

We have not seen this degree of widespread distress, anger, and dissatisfaction since President James Whalen’s years (1975-1997).


Ithaca College Eco-Reps pilot new Circles composting program

By | Nov 17, 2015

The IC Eco-Reps are partnering with the Tompkins County Solid Waste Management Division to unveil a new composting site at the Ithaca College Circle Apartments, where there currently exists no composting program.


IC Eco-Reps to incorporate Res Life into program

By | Sep 23, 2015

The Resource and Environmental Management Program is looking to have a student representative available in each residence hall to offer sustainable-living education.


Q&A: Student participates in environmental activism

By | Sep 9, 2015

I think we just need to make it a priority again, and I think now is the time to do it. Now is always the time to do stuff.


Q&A: Professor learns about sustainable living in Iceland

By | Aug 25, 2015

“This is a place where people are extremely conscious that they have to put back what they take away from the environment, and they’ve learned to do that.”


Sustainability falls low on administration’s to-do list

By | Apr 29, 2015

Amid many other concerns Ithaca College is facing — successfully instituting IC 20/20, part-time faculty unionization and the demand for better mental health services — initiatives to keep the college a leader in environmental sustainability no longer seem to be a priority, according to students and faculty involved in sustainability effo


Editorial: College should prioritize sustainability

By The Ithacan | Apr 29, 2015

Given the reality of climate change, environmental sustainability should be a top priority of both the college and students.