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Reconnecting with Earth 2: A New Story
Awarding 12 hours of Professional Development
Facilitated by Stephen Nesvacil

This is part two of a workshop series, each offering four sessions addressing one of the central issues of our time -  What is the appropriate relationship of human beings to Earth?  Participants will apply the knowledge developed during Part 1 of the workshop and utilize it to construct a new paradigm for how we can heal and reconnect with the natural world around us. As they explore topics in Earth Literacy, they will also develop tools and concepts to apply

Wednesdays, North Campus, Room 1256
1/30/19 from 12 Noon to 1 pm
2/13/19, 2/17/19 and 3/13/19 from 12 Noon to 1:30 pm

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Everglades National Park Immersion
Awarding 8 hours of Professional Development
Saturday, February 2, 2019

8:30 - 4:30 PM
Facilitated by Kiki Mutis

The goal of the course is to give faculty an overview of basic South Florida ecology and hydrology by providing direct field experiences in this unique ecosystem.

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Developing Sustainability Competences at Work
Friday, March 15, 2019
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Kendall Campus, Room R-404
Facilitated by Dr. Anouchka Rachelson

This workshop will introduce seven sustainability competences that can help professionals make a meaningful contribution to environmental sustainability and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

 To Register, Class # EEI1022-1

North Campus, Park Area and Building 4 Breezeway
Weds, March 20, 2019
10:00 – 2:30 PM

In conjunction with the Spring into Sustainability Symposium, we are excited to once again present Sustainapalooza festival for arts, culture, food, tabling by community partners, student clubs and organizations, and GSEL class projects. Student-lead Sustainapalooza is a celebration to welcome spring into our awareness of our connections to Earth. Come to the park area adjacent to Building Four Breezeway to experience the myriads of activities regarding how we are bringing sustainability and resiliency into the conversation at North Campus.

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Spring into Sustainability Symposium: Creating a Sense of Place
North Campus, Rm 2151
Monday, March 18-21, 2019
 9:00 – 2:30 PM

In collaboration with iCED, Symposium will feature local experts, community organizers, and social justice advocates to provide a map of local action to create a sense of place: where we are now—and where we are heading.  For more information Stephen Nesvacil

Be Here: Northern Hearts Around the Lake 
Gather Together, Focus on Breath, Be Mindful and Notice

North Campus Lake, Northeast Corner (Intersection of Buildings 1 and 3)
Monday Mornings, 10 am

Be Here: Northern Hearts around the Lake is an opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to gather for a few minutes in quiet reflection and guided mindfulness. Together we let go of perceived stress, planning for future events, and the grit of daily living to relax, focus on the breath, let go of any distractions and perceived stressful thoughts to engage mindfully on the inherent beauty of North Campus and interconnectedness of all life.

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