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Earth Ethics Institute on-line hosts the
Florida Keys Wild Bird Center Fundraising Auction
Fall 2014 Edition - Auction ended February 6, 2015
Organized by
Fine Art Professor Claudia Scalise
All proceeds from the sale benefit the Center.

Details including Prints and Final Sale Price



Earth Ethics Institute Programs at MDC Campuses
Links to Campus Homepages below

Hialeah Campus  Butterfly Garden Presentation

Homestead Campus - The Green Team - Homestead YES! Club

InterAmerican Campus -  Earth Days

Kendall Campus  -Sustainability Symposium

Medical Campus - Maintain Indoor Air Quality

North Campus - Canadian Wilderness

MDC West - Resources for Well-Being

Wolfson Campus - Sustainable Solutions Symposium


Earth Ethics Institute College-wide Workshops
Faculty, Staff and Administration  -
Reference numbers liked to registration

Green Studies 1  
8 hours of Professional Development Credit
KENDALL Campus - Environmental Center and Room 404 
Reference # 859484
Facilitated by Colleen Ahern-Hettich and Carlos Gonzalez
Fridays (2), January 16 and January 30, 2015    1 - 5 pm

Green Studies 1
NORTH Campus  - Green Urban Living Center
Wednesday, (3) March 4, 2:30 - 4:30 March 11, 18 - 2-5 pm
To Register - Reference #871488

Sustainability Education: Living Systems Learning -
InterAmerican Campus, Room
Friday, February 6, 2015
1 - 4 pm
Facilitated by Dr. Anouchka Rachelson
and Colleen Ahern-Hettich
5 hours Professional Development Credit.
To Register, Reference # 859493

Everglades Faculty/Staff Immersion
Saturday, February 7, 2015 -
On location Everglades Main Entrance
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Facilitated by Kiki Mutis
8 hours of Professional Development Credit
To register, Reference #

Library Resources for Sustainability
Hialeah Campus, Room 2313
Facilitated by Steve Kronen

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
1-4 pm
3 hours of Professional Development Credit for Faculty
To Register, Reference #

Earth Charter Reflections

Kendall  Campus, Room R-355
Friday, February 27, 
12:30 lunch;
Workshop 1-4:30 pm

Facilitated by Dr. Elisabeth Ferrero
3.5 hours Professional Development Credit
To Register, Reference # 859492

Precautionary Principle
Wolfson Campus, Save the Date,
March 20, 2015  -
12:30 pm Lunch
Workshop 1-4 pm,
Room 3208-09
Facilitated by Michelle Maloney
5 hours of Professional Development credit      
Reference #


EEI Council Lecture Series for MDC Faculty and Staff

Sustaining Ourselves and Engaging Others-EEI Council in Action
Fridays, September through  April

Juan Abascal and Dominic Brucato
Meditation -
September 12, 2-4:30 pm. Kendall Campus, Environmental Center

Ileana Porges West -
Student Engagement
and Virginia Key North End Workshop
October 10, 1:30 - 4:30 pm,
Virginia Key, North End

Carola Pedreschi, Lyle Culver, Carlos Gonzalez, Alex Salinas -
 International Experiences -
November 14, 1:30 -4:30 pm, InterAmerican Campus, Room 401

Michael Hettich, Claudia Scalise, Dale Andree -
Poetry, Art and Dance - The Long Now

December 12, Evening, Call for location

Albert Lenel -
Changing Views: Western Philosophy, Ethics, and the Environment
January 23, 2-4:30 pm, Simpson Park

Steve Kronen -  Divesting from Fossil Fuels
Mike Lenaghan and Amar Sawhney Global Urban Sustainability &Peace Center -
February 13, 2-4:30 pm, Wolfson Campus 3410-5

Larry Frolich
Population, Energy and Urbanization:  
An evolutionary biology perspective
Ginny Peterson-Tennant -
Using the Written Word and Political Cartoons
to Engage, Persuade, and Challenge Non-Sustainable Thinking.
March 13, InterAmerican Campus - 2-4:30 pm, Room 401


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 - Apply NOW!

Programs and Resources for students

Earth Literacy and Sustainability I -new course

YES club

EEI Service-Learning

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Water Clock Project
Kendall Campus

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