Join the GSELS Learning Network
Meet MDC faculty, students and staff interested in Global Sustainability
and Earth Literacy.
Attend events and
meetings. Participate in symposia, fairs and
Explore what it means to be fully human in the
characteristics needed of
a 21st Century Engaged Citizen and Be Part of
the GSELS Community!
Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies acknowledges the
interdependence of the personal,
social, economic, cultural, environmental, and
political aspects of our world. Collaboratively,
students, faculty, administrators, and staff
explore the significance of human activity
within an evolving Universe and Earth. Through
this nurturing learning
community facilitates the emergence
of awareness, knowledge,
skills and solutions
necessary to create sustainable systems that
support a healthy and just economy, society,
culture and environment, while fostering values
of Earth ethics, social justice, cultural
diversity, and civic engagement.
Join the GSELS Learning
2- Take GSELS-focused and GSELS-related
Find and Register a GSELS
Civic Engagement Project
GSELS Scholar Recognition
1- Complete at least 12 credits in GSELS-Designated courses,
of which a minimum of 3 credits must be GSELS-focused.
(earn a minimum
of a "B" in the GSELS Designated courses)
2-Start a GSELS e-portfolio - a good way to keep track of your work!
3-Design and Complete a
GSELS Civic Engagement Project
- Service-Learning or
volunteer hours that have been (minimum 10
hours) registered with
Institute for Civic Engagement and Democracy
4-Apply for recognition as a GSELS Scholar.
-Find Faculty who are GSELS
-Find GSELS Civic
for Recognition as a GSELS Scholar
Take the IDS
1153 Earth Literacy and Sustainability 1
course - A GSELS-focused course!
transferable, 3 credit elective,
applies toward an AA