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Exhibit at Wolfson Campus

February 24 th  -

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 Stephan Nesvacil at

  Programs for Students - Ongoing




Dr. Niko Roorda
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.

Your Personal Social and Environmental Responsibility
as a (future) Professional
(link to power point)

Thursday, January 12, 2017
Wolfson Campus  -
Room 2106 
9:50 Am - 11:05 AM

Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)
InterAmerican Campus -   6 pm - 8 pm

(Invitation-only  -- GSELS Faculty Dinner)
for more information

In partnership with Dream In Green
Wolfson Campus,  Room 7128

Friday, January 13
12 Noon - 1 pm
Earth Ethics institute and Dream in Green present a free WE-LAB workshop for students, faculty and community members. Participants will learn how to implement money-saving water and energy conservation behaviors at home that foster long term sustainability. Participants will receive a free toolkit valued at $75. Limited space.
To register, visit

For more information, contact Alison Walker at


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 Wolfson - Room 7128, January 25 - Before the Flood
MDC Wolfson - Room 7128, March 22 - Revolution


GSELS Symposium
Wolfson Campus
March 22 – 24, 2017
Various locations – see complete schedule here

EEI presents our springl sustainability symposium at Wolfson Campus, featuring a movie screening, faculty presentations, student and community displays, and a panel discussion in conjunction with Women’s History Month. For the full schedule, click here. For more information, contact awalker1@mdc.ecu


EEI Professional Development for MDC Faculty and Staff

Reconnecting with Earth 2: A New Story
Awarding 12 hours of Professional Development

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 sustainable education concepts in their curriculum.
Wednesday -  2/1/2017                                   12 Noon - 1:00 pm
Wednesdays -  2/15, 3/1, 3/15/17                12 Noon - 1:30 pm

Wolfson, Room 3404-8 -
To Register and for dates/time,  class # EEI1006-2


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


Join YES! Club

For more information contact:
Alison Walker

   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)

Earth Literacy and Sustainability Lectures, Events

Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Field Experience

Programs and Resources for students

Earth Literacy and Sustainability I -new course

YES club

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Water Clock Project
Kendall Campus

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Community-Rooted Organic Produce Services

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