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EEI Upcoming Events for Faculty and Students


FitNation Exhibit 
August 11 through December 11, 2017
Kendall Campus, Building R – Second and Third Floors

The FitNation Exhibit for Miami-Dade County brings together 15 award-winning projects, all of which encourage physical activity and well-being. The 28-piece exhibit presents projects that exemplify architectural means, policy-driven and grassroots action, conceptual frameworks, and simple improvements which contribute to a healthier lifestyle for individuals and communities.

For more information, contact Netiva Kolitz: nkolitz@mdc.edu.

 



Welcome Back Coffee -  EEI/iCED FACULTY:

Kendall’s Institute for Civic Engagement and Democracy (iCED) and EEI invite you to join us for an informal Welcome Back cup of coffee and light refreshments on Wed., September 6 from 8:30 until 10:30 am, just outside of the iCED office (room 8201).  All service-learning and GSELS faculty members are welcome to attend - RSVP is not necessary. To promote sustainability on campus, we encourage you to bring your own coffee mug. We hope to see you there!




GSELS Health and Sustainability Showcases
Collaboration with Kendall Campus Learning Resources
Kendall Campus

Monday, Oct. 23, 10-10:50 am and 11-11:50 am
Biology Complex (Bldg. 3), Ground Floor
Tue., Oct. 24, 9:50-11:05 am – Biology Complex (Bldg. 3), Ground Floor
Thur., Oct. 26, 9:50-11:05 am – Biology Complex (Bldg. 3), Ground Floor
Wed., Nov. 8, 8-8:50 am and 11-11:50 am – Bldg. 2 Breezeway
Thu., Nov. 9, 8:30-9:30 am and 2-3 pm

Biology Complex (Bldg. 3), Ground Floor


Join us as students in Dr. Alfonso Pino's GSELS-designated Anatomy classes and Professor Rosa Polanco’s GSELS-designated Nutrition classes present their Service Learning Activity Projects that provide information about various health topics, including how they relate to global sustainability.


GSELS Projects Showcase
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
11 am – 1 pm
Kendall Campus, Building 2 Breezeway

Join us in learning about the topics and issues that students have explored through their Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS) classes.

For more information, contact Netiva Kolitz: nkolitz@mdc.edu

 

 

 

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

The Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS) Learning Network provides inclusive educational opportunities for the Miami Dade College community to explore global citizenship, ecological sustainability, and civic engagement, through understanding planetary challenges and limits and by developing values, skills, and behaviors that promote prosperity and communities of well-being.

 EEI Professional Development for MDC Faculty and Staff


Food, Ethics and Sustainability – Part 1
A Five-Part Lunch and Learn Series

Kendall Campus, Five Wednesdays:

October 4, 2017, 12-1 pm, R-404          
October 18, 2017, 12-1 pm, K-422         
November 1, 2017, 12-1 pm, K-422      
November 15, 2017, 12-1 pm, K-422
November 29, 2017, 12-1:30 pm, K422       


Facilitated by EEI Staff – Netiva Kolitz, EEI Program Professional
 To Register, class #EEI1012-1
 

Earth Charter Reflections
Awarding 3.5 hours of Professional Development
Friday, October 13, 2017       Wolfson Campus, Rm 3410-5
1:30 - 5 pm

In this workshop, participants will explore the meaning and intent of the Earth Charter and consider its significance from an inter-disciplinary perspective.  A panel of renowned subject-area specialists will lead the discussion of how the Earth Charter can guide the development of new curriculum, and how familiarity with this document helps prepare students for success as global citizens.
To Register, class #EEI1013-1

Virginia Key Beach Park: A Sense of Place
Awarding 3 Hours of Professional Development

Saturday, October 14, 2017    9 am - 12 Noon  Virginia Key
This Immersion provides an overview of Historic Virginia Key Beach Park. Participants in this Immersion will tour this important ecologically rich site and gain an understanding of its importance to Miami as a barrier island with unique and valuable ecosystems and as a gathering place with a priceless cultural and historical legacy. 

To Register, class #
EEI1014-1

 

 

 


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