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Stand Up, Rise Up!    Film Series
Gather, Connect, Envision, ACT.
Link to complete schedule of films and locations

Seeing Possibilities, Seeding Mindful Solutions!
and EEI join forces with support from SQA Foundation
to bring you a series of films highlighting solutions
That foster a resilient and prosperous world.
Wednesday, January 25 - Wednesday, March 22, 2017
5:30 pm reception, 6 pm screening
MDC InterAmerican - Room 3103 - February 8 - Cowspiracy
MDC InterAmerican - Room 3103 - February 22 - Seed: The Untold Story


World Wetlands Day at Miami Dade College
link to complete schedule of activities

InterAmerican and Kendall Campuses

January 28th - February 4th

World Wetlands Day is a global celebration of wetlands and their importance, in commemoration of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on February 2, 1971 in Ramsar, Iran.  January 28th through February 4th Miami Dade College’s Earth Ethics Institute will host a series of presentations, education workshops, and service opportunities in recognition of World Wetlands Day. 


IAC Recycles!

InterAmerican Campus Faculty Learning Community

Spring 2017 with presentations TBA

The Spring 2017 theme for the InterAmerican Campus Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS) faculty learning community is recycling.  Recycling, in all its various forms, will provide the basis for inquiry into environmental sustainability, resiliency, and Earth Literacy.  IAC Recycles! will culminate with special events—including a sustainability fair, presentations, and guest speakers.
Full program listings here

EEI Professional Development for MDC Faculty and Staff


Dr. Niko Roorda
Your Personal Social and Environmental Responsibility
as a (future) Professional

Thursday, January 12, 2017
Dr. Niko Roorda is the author of Fundamentals of Sustainable Development and works as a senior consultant on sustainable development, corporate social responsibility and change management for companies and universities in several countries.

Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)
InterAmerican Campus -   6 pm - 8 pm
(Invitation-only  -- GSELS Faculty Dinner)
for more information

IAC Civic Engagement Lunch and Learn
InterAmerican  Campus,  Room 401
Wednesday, January 18th, 11:45 AM through 1:30 PM
IAC faculty: enjoy lunch on us as we discuss best practices for incorporating service-learning, citizen science, and other forms of civic engagement into your classes through the Institute for Civic Engagement and Democracy (iCED) and as part of the Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS) Learning Network, including the IAC faculty learning communities and the campus SENCER projects.

Climate Disruption: Choosing Resiliency  
Awarding 15 hours of Professional Development

This multi-media workshop will address the topic of climate change through readings, group reflections, discussion questions, and action planning as well as interactive electronic resources including web and video content. Workshop consists of a series of five meetings.
Wednesdays, 2/1, 2017                                             12 Noon - 1 pm
Wednesdays, 2/15, 3/1, 3/15 and 3/29/17           12 Noon - 1:30 pm
InterAmerican Campus, Room 3102:


Faculty Immersions Awarding Professional Development

Cape Florida State Park
Awarding 6 Hours of Professional Development
Saturday, February 4, 2017   8:30 - 12:30 pm
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, Key Biscayne To Register


Covanta Waste-to-Energy Facility
Awarding 2 hours of Professional Development

Friday, February 24, 2017  2-4 pm
This two hour experiential learning activity takes participants on a tour of the Miami-Dade Resources Recovery Facility operated by Covanta Southeastern Florida Renewable Energy Facilities.  It will focus on the waste to energy processes that are utilized at this site.
Covanta Resource Recovery Center- To Register


                 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

                    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

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Earth Literacy and Sustainability I -new course

YES club

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Meatless Martes
Vegetarian potluck lunch,
open to MDC students,
faculty, and staff!
Room 3102,
12:00-1:00 pm

(first Tuesday of each month)

Spring Dates TBA


David McGuirk
Memorial Zen Garden
Service-Learning Opportunities

Zen Garden Workdays

Wednesday, January 11th
Friday, February 3rd
Friday, March 3rd
Friday, March 31st

2 -3:30 pm

Mike Matthews

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Earth Ethics Institute • An Earth Literacy Resource Center Serving MDC Administrators, Faculty, Staff,  and Students, as well as the South Florida Community
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