“I’m trying to uphold my institution to the same values it was teaching me,” Braverman said.
Protesters carried signs with phrases ranging from “Respect Existence or Expect Resistance” to “My Ovaries Are Over It” to “Build Bridges, Not Walls.”
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 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.
A solar electric project including 9,000 solar panels that will cover 10 percent of Ithaca College’s energy needs is currently under construction.