Friday, June 24, 2011

New Sustainability Coordinator

Happy summer! Some exciting things have been happening at Dining Services during the summer break. Stephanie Piech ’11 has been named the new Sustainability Coordinator for Ithaca Dining Services.Stephanie recently graduated from Ithaca College with a B.A. in Environmental Studies and served as a dining sustainability intern for three years, where she was an integral part of the Dining Energy Initiative team. In her new role, Stephanie will update and coordinate a comprehensive sustainability plan for Dining Services. Some preliminary priorities for the 2011-2012 school year are: continued energy conservation and reduction, launching a STOP Hunger campaign, holding a 30 day meatless challenge, and continuing the peer eduction with the sustainability interns.  If you have any questions or sustainability suggestions for dining services, you can contact Stephanie directly by phone: (607)-274-5899 or by email: spiech@ithaca.edu or, as always, contact sustainability interns Sofia and Spencer at ecodining@ithaca.edu. Enjoy the warmth!

-IC Dining Sustainability Team

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