Visitors to the Office of Admission on October 23 experienced a frightening surprise, as dozens of ghosts took over the outdoor patio of the Peggy R. Williams Center. These "Climate Caspers" were only some of the nearly 200 students, alumni, faculty, and staff that came together in support of 350.org’s global day of action to stop climate change.
ITHACA, NY — Members of the Ithaca College community will join with thousands of others around the globe as part of the largest ever action against climate change. Some 350 students, faculty and staff will gather — dressed as ghosts — on Friday, Oct. 23, to dramatize the need for world leaders to take fast and effective action on global warming.
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Ithaca College’s environmental studies program has been growing steadily since its inception. The addition of new majors and opportunities has given students the chance to explore their own ideas and learn from the experiences of others in the field. One of the most exciting of these is IC’s partnership with EcoVillage at Ithaca (EVI), a sustainable living community located just minutes from the College.
Susan Allen-Gil (Environmental Studies), Susan Swensen (Biology), and Marian Brown (Assistant to the Provost) hosted a panel at the recent Greening of the Campus Conference in Indianapolis. Their panel, titled SUSTAINABILITY AS AN ACADEMIC DISCIPLINE: DEGREE PROGRAMS, invited presenters from seven universities and colleges that currently offer degree programs to share their programs and experiences.