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Join the Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS) Learning Network

The Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS) Learning Network provides inclusive educational opportunities for the Miami Dade College community to explore global citizenship, ecological sustainability, and civic engagement, through understanding planetary challenges and limits and by developing values, skills, and behaviors that promote prosperity and communities of well-being.

Spring Professional Development for MDC Faculty and Staff

Food Ethics and Sustainbility Part 1
A Four-Part Lunch and Learn Series
Awarding 12 hours of Professional Development

This is the first of a two-part series focused on food production and sustainability.

Wolfson Campus - Facilitated by Professor Ben Augustyn
Wednesdays, from 12:00 - 1:30 PM
2/05/20, 2/19/20, 3/4/20, and 3/18/20
To Register, class # EEI1012-5

Food, Ethics and Sustainability Part 2
A Four-Part Lunch and Learn Series

Awarding 12 hours of Professional Development


This is the seconed of a two-part series 


North Campus/span> - Facilitated by Stephen Nesvacil  
Wednesdays, from 12:00 - 1:30 PM
2/5/20, 2/19/20, 3/4/20, and 3/18/20

To Register, class # EEI1016-2

Padrón  Campus - Facilitated by Mike Matthews
Wednesdays, from 12:00 - 1:30 PM
2/12/20, 2/26/20, 3/11/20, and 3/25/20
To register, class #
EEI1016-3

 

  Seeing Systems Part 2: Peace, Equity and Regeneration
A Five Sessions Lunch and Learn Series
Awarding 11 hours of Professional Development

This workshop is the second of two parts focused on examining interrelationships between peace, social and economic justice, racial and gender equity and environmental sustainability.

Kendall Campus - Facilitated by Netiva Kolitz 
Wednesdays, from 12:00 - 1:30 PM
2/05/20, 2/19/20, 3/4/20, 3/18/20, and 4/1/20
To Register, class # EEI1001-5

Climate Disruption: Choosing Resiliency
A Five Sessions Lunch and Learn Series
Awarding 15 hours of Professional Development


This is a multi-media worshop will explore information and resources related to climate science, focusinf on concrete actions to mitigate and adapt the impacts of climate change.

Hialeah Campus - Facilitated by Dr. Karen Alvarez-Delfin
Wednesdays, from 12:00 - 1:30 PM
2/05/20, 2/19/20, 3/4/20, 3/18/20, and 4/1/20
To Register, class # EEI1007-5

 

 

 

 
Campus Events and Activities


Note: due to the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown, most Spring 2020 EEI programming was cancelled.  However, the following events did take place prior to MDC closing.

 Hialeah Campus 

Beekeeping 101 and Candle Making
Hialeah Campus, Room 5101A
Thursday, February 13, 2020
The best-known primary products of beekeeping are honey and wax, but pollen, propolis, royal jelly, venom, queen, bees and their larvae are also marketable primary products. Join in on the Buzz! Come make a candle for your Valentine!

Kendall Campus

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.

Sustainability Work Team Campus Clean-Up
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 2:00 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.


North Campus

Green Week
1/13/20 - 1/17/20 12:00 - 2:00 PM
Bldg 4 Breezeway
Come and join the YES! Club for their annual Green Week. Events include: Meatless Monday, Trash "less" Tuesday, Wing/Water Wednesday, Thrift-It Thursday, Futuristic Friday.

 

Wolfson Campus

Art and Sustainability Think Tank
Thursday, February 20, 2020 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Room 1654

A conversation about art and sustainability.

 

Youth Climate Exchange Exchange
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room 2106
Join us as we welcome 12 youth advocates from Germany to discuss how the climate crisis impacts inequality, gentrification, and displacement.

  



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