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Suffolk Community College, President Lauded for Environmental and Sustainability Leadership
The League for Innovation in the Community College, an international nonprofit
organization that cultivates innovation at community colleges, recognized
McKay for “promoting a culture of sustainability” at Suffolk.
“I have made it a priority to foster environmental awareness and to examine all we do to be sure that Suffolk County Community College operates in an environmentally responsible and sustainable way,” McKay said.
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, known as NYSERDA also recognized Suffolk County Community College as one of 46 colleges and universities across New York State for being a “First Mover” in their REV -- Reforming Energy Vision -- Campus Challenge Program.
The REV Campus Challenge is part of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s strategy to build a clean, resilient, and affordable energy system for all New Yorkers.
“The recognition,” said Suffolk County Community College Executive Director of Sustainability Programs Nick Palumbo, “is based upon the totality of the college’s sustainability efforts and our commitment to build upon these efforts moving forward."