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SPRING 2020 CIOL WORKSHOPS

Seeing Systems: Peace, Equity and Regeneration
A Five-Part Lunch and Learn Series 
Awarding 11 hours of Professional Development

This workshop examines the interrelationships and interconnections between peace, social and economic justice, racial and gender equity and environmental sustainability.

Kendall Campus, 5 Wednesdays:
2/5/20, 12:00 - 1:00 PM, Room R-404
2/19/20, 12:00 - 1:00 PM, Room R-404
3/4/20, 12:00 - 1:00 PM, Room R-404
3/18/20, 12:00 - 1:00 PM, Room R-404
 4/1/20, 12:00 - 1:30 PM, Room R-408


Facilitated by Netiva Kolitz     To Register, class #
EEI1001-5

GSELS Learning Network: Transforming Paradigm
Awarding Awarding 6 hours of Professional Development
F
riday, March 20, 2020
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Kendall Campus, Room 2206
Facilitated by Mike Matthewss and Netiva Kolitz

This workshop offers an overview about development and operations of GSELS, how to broaden GSELS-designated courses to include additional GSELS course criteria, as well as  best practices of faculty learning communities, and explore Sustainable Education.This workshop offers an overview about development and operations of GSELS, how to broaden GSELS-designated courses to include additional GSELS course criteria, as well as  best practices of faculty learning communities, and explore Sustainable Education.
To Register, class  
# EEI1010-5

EEI Retreat for GSELS Faculty at Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Center
Awarding 14 Hours of Professional Development

Thursday, May 21 -  Sunday, May 24, 2020

Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Center in Washburn, TN.

Faculty and staff will retreat at Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Center to reflect on Culture and Cosmology, Foundations of Resiliency, and the necesarry Paradigm Shift that has been EEI's focus from its inception. Participants will be encouraged to nurture views that are compatible with the Earth's systems and to encourage all to apply these views across the disciplines into the curriculum at MDC
Faculty
and staff will be selected from participating GSELS Faculty to participate.

SPRING 2020 CAMPUS EVENTS

Honors College Colloquium
Thursday, January 23 from 3:30 - 5:00 PM
Only open to Honors College Students

Two second year honors college students will be sharing information about their experience during the Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Field experience, as well as GSELS.



For more information, contact Netiva Kolitz: 
nkolitz@mdc.edu.
Sustainability Work Team Campus Clean-Up

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Bldg 2 Breezeway, South Side (facing bus stop)

Please join us for the Sustainability work teams annual campus cleanup event, as we show love for our campus by pitching in to make it a cleaner and more beautiful place.


For more information, contact Netiva Kolitz: nkolitz@mdc.edu.
GSELS Health and Sustainability Showcases
Collaboration with Kendall Campus Learning Resources and the Institute for Civic Engagement and Democracy
March 31, 2020: 8:25 - 9:40 AM
April 1, 2020: 8:00 - 8:50 AM, 10:00 - 10:50 AM
April 2, 2020: 2:05 - 3:20 PM
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 Projects Showcase
Wednesday, April 15
11:00 - 2:00 PM
Bldg 2 Breezeway

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.

Earth Day 2020 - 50th Anniversary
Wednesday, April 15
11:00 - 2:00 PM
Bldg 2 Breezeway, North Side (facing Fred Shaw plaza)

Come and celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day.



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

National Water Dance
Saturday, April 18, 2020
4:00 PM
Historic Virginia Key

Join us for this annual event "Dancing For Our Lives, A Nationwide Simultaneous Dance Event".


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



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