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Blended Course offered at MDC Wolfson Campus on Mondays
IDS 1153 - Earth Literacy and Sustainability 1 -
Blended Course - Monday, 12:30 - 1:45 - Wolfson Campus
And Online
Reference #884317 - Register Now!

Professor Ileana Porges-West



Aliens Among Us
Student art, discussion, presentations, and videos on literature, history, philosophy, and psychology, with the purpose of learning about the human mind, life’s place in the universe, and sustainability.
Monday, November 23 through Friday, December 11 

The Monophobic Response -
Hosted by Liza Greenberg
Monday, November 23 10:00am in IAC Room 3103

We Must Have Water!
Hosted by Rene Revuelta
Monday, November 23 5:40pm in IAC Room 3103

The Psychology of Aliens -
Hosted by Miriam Frances Abety
Tuesday, November 24 8:25am in IAC Room 401

Alien in an Ethical Universe -

Hosted by Albert Lenel and Michael Matthews
Tuesday, November 24 10am in IAC Room 401

Will Aliens Strip Mine Our Planet?
Hosted by Paul Tisevich
Wednesday, November 25 9:00am in IAC Room 401

Aliens Among Us - Dialogue
Miriam Frances Abety, Liza Greenberg, Albert Lenel, Mike Matthews,
Rene Revuelta  Paul Tisevich

Wednesday, December 2 Noon in Room 3103

Art Exhibition -
Hosted by Arts Creative Forces Club
Monday, November 30 to Friday, December 11
Art work will be shown in the new Campus exhibition space
(currently under construction) outside IAC,  Room 1217




InterAmerican Campus GSELS Forum
Two days of activities, presentations, and events in support of the Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies learning network (schedule TBA)
Thursday, November 5, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM and
Friday, November 6, 9:00 AM – 1:00pm
InterAmerican, Room #401

Reflections on Gandhi
Hosted by Adrianne Thompson
Thursday, November 5th, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
IAC Room 401
ACE students will share their reflections on how they connected the Gandhi film with the content in the CLP1006 (The Psychology of Personal Effectiveness) course.

Go Native! Ale Natal! ˇHazlo Nativo! Hosted by Rene Revuelta
InterAmerican Campus room 401
November 5th 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

BSC and PSC students will display campaign projects designed to raise awareness about the connections between native plants, ecosystems, and water conservation.

Climate Change: Reasons for Hope
hosted by Mike Matthews

Friday, November 6th, 9:00am – 10:00am
InterAmerican, Room 401

Ditch the Car!
Hosted by Rene Revuelta

Friday, November 6th, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
IAC room 401
BSC and PSC students will showcase work
about the role of the bicycle in energy conservation.



Hispanic Heritage Month
Hispanic Heritage Month Health Fair
InterAmerican Campus Flag Courtyard
October 7th, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Visit the EEI/GSELS table and learn about
the benefits of vegetarian and organic eating!

In the Land of Abya Yala
InterAmerican Campus room #401
October 7, 9:00-10:00 AM
Dr. Miriam Frances Abety
“Abya Yala” or “land of vital blood" and "Land in its Full Maturity” was the name given to the American continent by the native Kuna nations of Panama and Colombia before the arrival of Christopher Columbus. This presentation by Dr. Miriam Frances Abety will take a look at the social movements and sustainability issues led by Abya Yala activists in the Americas—an InterAmerican GSELS event. 

Latin America and the New Environmental Paradigm
InterAmerican Campus Room #401
October 27th, 9:50 AM – 11:05 AM
A special EEI presentation,
offered in collaboration with
the InterAmerican Campus Hispanic Heritage Month Committee.
Learn about how Latin America is changing the way we look at
the human connection to nature and Earth.


Moving toward December - COP21 Climate Talks in Paris
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change -
People's Climate Movement Miami

March For Real Climate Action  -
To Change Everything We Need Everyone
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
5 pm - Government Center, Downtown Miami
To sign up:




A Series of Lectures and Workshops at Wolfson Campus
Thursday, October 1 through Saturday, October 3, 2015
In collaboration with Tropical Audubon
MDC Faculty Registration and Student Lunch Registration
MDC Student Yoga Registration        MDC Student Virginia Key Registration

Community Registration (Outside MDC)



International Day of Peace
Monday, September 21, 2015
At 12 Noon - Take a moment to think Global Peace




InterAmerican Campus Celebrates
the Life and Teachings of Mahatma Gandhi
Screening of the biographical film Gandhi
Hosted by Victor Swaroop,
Miami-Dade County Mayor's Asian American Advisory Board

Monday, October 5 through Thursday, October 8
InterAmerican room #1131
9:50 AM – 11:05 AM all four days

Transcending Barriers -
Interactive event for students

Gandhi Service Opportunities - Saturday, Oct. 10 - Kendall Campus

               Earth Ethics Institute Workshops for MDC Faculty and Staff


Experiential Education and the SENCER Approach  
InterAmerican Campus, Room 401
Friday, November 6, 2015,
1:30 -4:30  pm
Facilitated by
Mike Matthews, EEI Program Professional 
5 hours of Professional Development Credit
to Register,  Reference #


                 Earth Ethics Institute Outdoor Immersions for MDC IAC Students


Earth Ethics Institute Organizes Student Immersions
to National, State and County Parks.
Below are a few of our partners:

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center
Everglades National Park      Oleta River State Park        
Fruit and Spice Park               Deering Estate

to schedule an immersion for students email

Immersions taking place in Fall Semester 2015
Professor Alejandro Salinas & Laurel Nakanishi
MDCand Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Everglades National Park
Poetry Writing with students from
MDC, InterAmerican Campus and Orchard Villa Elementary

Saturday, December 12th, 2015

                    Programs for Faculty and Staff - Ongoing



Participate in the Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS)

Sustainability Education Professional Development Opportunities

Sustainability and Earth Literacy Professional Development Workshops

Graduate Courses in Collaboration with EEI

EEI and Florida International University (FIU)

Outdoor Immersions Awarding Professional Development

Sustainability in the Curriculum                      

Immersions for Your Classes

Sustainability Learning Lunches
Hialeah         IAC           Kendall         North         Wolfson


                  Programs for Students - Ongoing


Join the Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS)
Learning Network

Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Field Experience

Programs and Resources for students

Earth Literacy and Sustainability I -new course

YES club

  Student Resources

  Faculty Resources

Recommended Reading

  Recommended Viewing

  Recommended Listening

  Related Websites

  NWF Campus Ecology Program

  Student Immersions

  Sustainability in Curriculum - MDC Faculty 

  EEI Workshops-Power Point Presentations

  Recommended Reading

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Connect to EEI

Vegetarian potluck lunch,
open to MDC students,
faculty, and staff!

December 2 -
Martian Meatless Miércoles

November -
watch for details

October 20th,  

September 15th -
Fair Trade vs. Free Trade

David McGuirk
Memorial Zen Garden
Service-Learning Opportunities

Garden Maintenance
Mike Matthews


Global Sustainability 
Earth Literacy Studies
Learning Network

Earth Ethics Institute
Service-Learning Opportunities


YES! for Environmental Sustainability Club

Join the
MDC Green Goals Challenge



Miami Science


Ecological Footprint Calculator

Help us collect bikes!

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