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                                      Spring Semester 2015



 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Sustainability Symposium
March 11, 2015
9 am - 12 Noon - Presentations
Room R402-3
Faculty, Staff and Students Present on
Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy.

Specific presentations listed below


10 am -Keynote Presentation
Thi Squire - Founder of GROW Miami
The Miami G.R.O.W. Project was created:
-To be a platform to explore the possibilities and effects of urban farming.

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To identify urban dead spaces and turn them into viable farmland to grow edibles and to educate the community.
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To create hands-on workshops for school children, teaching them how food is grown and its relation to wellness and nutrition.
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To be involved with community outreach programs by providing on the job training for special needs and at risk individuals, thus creating jobs for the community.
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To set an example of ways to beautify an urban industrial setting while growing food.


Film Screening

Food Chains
March 11, 2015
12 Noon to 1:30 pm
Room R402-3
Contact Netiva Kolitz
nkolitz@mdc.edu



 



Global Warming – Arctic Changes, the Big Thaw?

Captain Dan Kipnis
March 30, 2015
1:30 – 2:30 pm
Room 2108

Contact: nkolitz@mdc.edu

 




Join YES! Club
Contact Britany Ziems
bziems1@mdc.edu



Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Field Experience
Apply Now!
contact Britany Ziems at bziems1@mdc.edu

 

 Earth Ethics Institute Kendall Workshops for MDC Faculty and Staff


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


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
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To Register, Reference  # 859492

 Earth Ethics Institute Kendall Wisdom Lunch



 

 

Sustainability Wisdom Lunch (for faculty and staff)
Screening and Discussion of the film, “HOME”
Wednesday, February 11, 2015

12 - 1:30 pm
Room 2206-2
Space is limited - to participate,
RSVP by Feb. 5 to 
nkolitz@mdc.edu

 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

Programs and Resources for students

Earth Literacy and Sustainability I -new course


YES club
 

  Student Resources

  Faculty Resources

 
 
Recommended Reading

  Recommended Viewing

  Recommended Listening

  Related Websites

  NWF Campus Ecology Program

  Student Immersions


  Sustainability in Curriculum - MDC Faculty 

  EEI Workshops-Power Point Presentations

  Recommended Reading

  Recommended Viewing

  Recommended Listening

  Related Websites
 

 


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