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UPCOMING CIOL WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS

EEI and iCED: Welcome Back Lunch

InterAmerican Campus, Rm 3103

Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, 10:30 – 1:30 PM

Join EEI and iCED for an informal gathering and discussion of IAC Changemaking initiatives, including GSELS, academic service-learning,  and high-impact educational practices.

RSVP by 9/7/18 to mmatthew@mdc.edu

Health: Connecting People, Place, Planet 1

A Four-Part Lunch and Learn Series
 
Awarding 12 hours of Professional Development

This workshop focuses on the interconnection of human health with environmental and community health.

Wednesdays, InterAmerican Campus, Room 3102
9/26/18 from 12 Noon to 1 PM
10/10/18; 10/24/18 and 11/7/18 from 12 Noon to 1:30 PM

 Facilitated by Mike Matthews  To Register, class    EEI1011-6

Cape Florida State Park 

Awarding 6 hours of Professional Development

Saturday, October 13, 2018  9:00-1:00 PM

Facilitated by Kiki Mutis

Participants will learn about the natural and cultural history of Cape Florida State Park System, also called ‘Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Recreation Area’. 

Cape Florida State Park, To Register, class # EEI1008-2

IAC Faculty Learning Community and Symposium on Perceptions of War
November 26-30, 2018
Click here for the schedule!


The Fall 2018 IAC faculty learning community will explore various interpretations and meanings of war.  From historical perspectives through diverse applications of the word “war,” explorations will be made examining war and its myriad ramifications and consequences..  Participating faculty will include topics of war in their curricula throughout the term, culminating in a weeklong symposium November 26 – 30..  Themes will include wellness, a salute to veterans, sustainability, poverty, and peace.. 

 

This Brings me Peace

What Brings you Peace?

The IAC GSELS Faculty Learning Community wants to know!
Find a photo or other image that brings you peace, and…

  1. Click here to upload and…
  2. Describe the picture.
  3. In 2 short sentences state why it brings you peace
  4. Then, during the week of November 26, 2018, stop by the IAC Art Gallery to see your picture!

On P.A.R. with Cancer

This cancer awareness initiative at InterAmerican Campus spans much of the Fall term and will include discussion panels, informative workshops, fundraising events, and a Festival for the Cures.  On P.A.R. with Cancer is an initiative of the IAC Phi Theta Kappa chapter as well as an IAC changemaking effort.   

 

IAC Green Week:

IAC Green Week
September 17-22

Green Week is a weeklong happening September 17 – 22 at MDC InterAmerican Campus focusing on sustainability, civic engagement, and Earth Literacy.  Daily events will include the Earth Fair sustainability and civic engagement expo, We-Lab water/energy conservation workshop by Dream in Green, film screenings, a Green Lunch vegan/vegetarian awareness gathering, yoga, creative opportunities for students, and more.  Green Week is the brainchild of the IAC students who attended the 2018 Narrow Ridge Social Ecology Field Experience trip, and is brought to you by Earth Ethics Institute, the Institute for Civic Engagement and Democracy, and the IAC Y.E.S! Club. 

Earth Fair

Monday, September 17
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Student Life Breezeway, Bldg 6


Sustainability and Civic Engagement Expo! Learn about service-learning opportunities, volunteering with community partners, and environmental issues affecting South Florida.
An IAC Green Week event.

101 Reasons to Go Vegan

Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, 11:15 AM – 12:30 PM

Room 401

This presentation provides an honest and humorous look at diet and culture that highlights the benefits of a plantbased diet for our health, the environment, and the welfare of animals. The presentation will make you rethink what you eat.

Decoding the Weather Machine

Tuesday, September 18
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Room 401


Join Dream in Green, NOVA, and the Earth Ethics Institute at Miami Dade College for a free screening of NOVA's newest climate change film, "Decoding the Weather Machine," followed by a panel discussion on how a changing climate will impact Miami and its residents. 

PeaceJam Hour

Friday, Sept. 21
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Room 401

Documentary film screening on Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Adolfo Perez Esquivel, plus panel discussion led by the PeaceJam club.
Moving the Mind

Friday, September 21
10:00 - 11:00 AM

Room 401

MDC dance instructor Michelle Grant-Murray leads a choreographed mindfulness exploration through movement and reflection.



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