Laurie Reilly

Communications,Sustainable CUNY, NYSolar Smart

Laurie_Reilly Ms. Reilly directs communications for Sustainable CUNY of the City University of New York, America’s largest urban university with over half a million students. Reilly is the author of multiple key sustainability documents and grants and is responsible for coordinating and implementing internal and external sustainability communications across CUNY’s 24 academic institutions. Since 2006, under the direction of Tria Case, Ms. Reilly has played an integral role in implementing multiple Federal, State and City grants designed to address the balance of systems costs for installing solar including the U.S. Department of Energy NYC Solar America City Partnership, SunShot Rooftop Challenge I & II programs, and projects under the NY-Sun Initiative. In addition Ms. Reilly directs communications for the Sustainability Division for CUNY Ventures Inc., (CVI) and worked with Ms. Case to form the Smart Distributed Generation Hub.  Ms. Reilly spent 18 years as a broadcast journalist and won five New York State Broadcaster's Awards as a writer, producer and anchor for providing in depth coverage on science, technology, health and politics on both television and radio.