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FALL 2019 CIOL WORKSHOPS

Seeing Systems: Peace, Justice and Sustainability (Part 1)
A Five-Part Lunch and Learn Series 
Awarding 11 hours of Professional Development

This workshop is one of a two-part series, each offering five sessions examining the interrelationships of and interconnections between peace, social and economic justice, racial and gender equity and environmental sustainability. 

Kendall Campus, 5 Wednesdays:
9/18/19, 12:00 - 1:00 PM, Room K-422
10/2/19, 12:00 - 1:00 PM, Room K-422
10/16/19, 12:00 - 1:00 PM, Room R-404
10/30/19, 12:00 - 1:00 PM, Room K-422
11/13/19, 12:00 - 1:30 PM, Room K-422

Facilitated by Netiva Kolitz
To Register, class # EEI1022-2

Mangrove Ecology
Awarding 6 hours of Professional Development
Saturday, November 16, 2019

9:00 - 1:00 PM
Crandon Park, Key Biscayne
Facilitated by Mike Matthews

This interdisciplinary workshop will give MDC faculty and staff an overview of South Florida mangrove swamp ecology by providing direct field experiences in this unique ecosystem. 


To Register, class 
#
EEI1023-1

 

Developing Sustainability Competences at Work
Friday, October 25, 2019
1:00 - 4:00 PM,
Eduardo J. Padrón Campus, Room 3102

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 # EEI1000-2

FALL 2019 CAMPUS EVENTS
Faculty Welcome Back Coffee and Chat - for iCED and EEI faculty
Wednesday, September 5, and Thursday, September 6, 2019
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Kendall Campus iCED office, Room 8201


The Institute for Civic Engagement and Democracy (iCED) and EEI would like to Welcome Back all iCED service-learning, and EEI GSELS faculty members! 

Faculty are invited to stop by at any point during these days and times to chat with iCED and EEI staff about our program offerings for this semester, and to enjoy a cup of coffee and light refreshments. To promote sustainability on campus, we encourage you to bring your own reusable mug. RSVP is not necessary.

 

GSELS Health and Sustainability Showcases
Collaboration with Kendall Campus Learning Resources and
the Institute for Civic Engagement and Democracy
November 21, 2019: 8:25-9:40 AM, 2:05-3:20 PM
November 22, 2019: 8:00-8:50 AM, 11:00- 11:50 AM
Kendall Campus, Building 2 Breezeway


Join us as students in Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS)-designated Biology Department classes present their Service Learning Activity Projects that provide information about various health topics, including how they relate to global sustainability.

For more information, contact Netiva Kolitz: 
nkolitz@mdc.edu.
GSELS Project Showcase
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
11 am – 1 pm
Kendall Campus,

Building 2 Breezeway (facing Fred Shaw Plaza)

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

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

Quest for Peace Discussion Panel (Arts & Philosophy dept. event)
Thursday, November 7, 2019
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Kendall Campus,
Room K-413

As part of the Arts & Philosophy's department's annual "Quest for Peace" event, GSELS Professor Kris Arca will co-facilitate a mutidisciplinary faculty discussion panel focused on the topic: "Can Capitalism Address the Challenges of Climate Change?" Three GSELS professors will serve on this panel.


For more information, contact Kris Arca: karca@mdc.edu

 

Artist Talk with Miwa Matreyek (MDC LiveArts event)
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Kendall Campus,
Room K-413

MDC Live Arts guest artist, Miwa Matreyek discusses her interdisciplinary body of work juxtaposing animation and live performance. Through slides and videos from her solo and collaborative projects, she shares her inspirations and process.

 

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

"The Politics of Meat"
Presented by James Wildmanx

Monday
, November 18, 2019
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Kendall Campus,
Room R-402

James Wildman from Animal Rights Foundation of Florida (ARFF) provides a presentation that takes a look at the current state of animal agriculture and what the future holds.

RSVP to David Shaheen at dshaheen@mdc.edu
 by Nov 12, 2019.

Empty Bowls Project
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Kendall Campus, Building 2 Breezeway (facing Fred Shaw Plaza)

This event is organized by the Kendall Campus Sustainability Work Team was a fundraiser, with proceeds benefitting the Shark Bait Food Pantry at Kendall Campus. Professor Ray Morales' students created hand-made bowls to be sold containing soup, and coffee mugs with coffee, as a way to raise awareness regarding food insecuirty and hunger in our campuswide community.

 

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

Hunger Banquet
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Kendall Campus, Room
K-413

This event is organized by the Kendall Campus SGA in collaboration with EEI, promoting United Nations Sustainable Development Goal #2: Zero Hunger

 

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




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