|UPCOMING CIOL WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS
EEI and iCED: Welcome Back Lunch
InterAmerican Campus, Rm
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
RSVP by 9/7/18 to
Connecting People, Place, Planet 1
A Four-Part Lunch and Learn Series
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
and 11/7/18 from 12 Noon to 1:30 PM
by Mike Matthews To
Florida State Park
Awarding 6 hours of Professional Development
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,
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IAC Faculty Learning
Community and Symposium on War
2018 IAC faculty learning community will explore various
interpretations and meanings of war.
perspectives through diverse applications of the word
“war,” explorations will be made examining war and its
myriad ramifications and consequences.
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,
On P.A.R. with Cancer
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
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.
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
An IAC Green Week event.
101 Reasons to Go Vegan
Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018,
11:15 AM – 12:30 PM
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
Tuesday, September 18
6:00 - 8:00 PM
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.
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Documentary film screening on Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
Adolfo Perez Esquivel, plus panel discussion led by the
Moving the Mind
Friday, September 21
10:00 - 11:00 AM
MDC dance instructor Michelle Grant-Murray leads a
choreographed mindfulness exploration through movement
Ethics Institute •
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Miami Dade College
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