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  Spring 2022 Events
 
On-Campus Events
seed saving workshop flyer Seed Saving Workshop
North Campus, EEI Organic Garden


Join us at the EEI Garden to learn about seed planting, growing, gathering, and sharing with Miami Seed Share!

Friday, February 25, 2022
10 - 12PM
North Campus EEI Garden (adjacent to the Science Complex)







Wellness Wednesdays + Yoga
Padrón Campus, Library (Rm. 6103)

Wellness Wednesdays is a new initiative and weekly event on the Padrón Campus spearheaded by Psych Force, Single Stop, and Earth Ethics Institute.

Join us for:
- Peer Listening
- Awareness campaigns related to different aspects of health and wellness
- Single Stop outreach, including Food Pantry donation collection/food disbursement
- Earth Ethics/Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy perspectives about health and wellness

These sessions take place every Wednesday from 12 - 2PM, but the sessions on February 23, March 9, and April 6 will feature yoga classes from 1 - 2PM led by MDC Learning Resources Librarian Isabel Duque! Don't forget to bring your mat!




Sustainability Art Exhibition Flyer YES! for Environmental Sustainability Art Exhibition
Wolfson Campus, Centre Gallery (Rm. 1364)

Join us for a sustainability-themed art exhibition hosted by the Wolfson YES! Club featuring student artworks relating to different aspects of sustainability!

The opening ceremony will feature opening speaker Brian Call, nature photographer and conservationist, as well as a virtual reality (VR) Everglades tour provided by Sachamama! Join us for vegan snacks and refreshments.

Opening Ceremony: April 4th at 12PM
Exhibition runs: April 4 - 6
   
Recycled Garden 2022
Kendall Campus, Building 2 Breezeway

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
11 AM - 1 PM

The Recycled Garden Project is an initiative by which used/discarded paper is recycled (processed by hand and on campus) into beautiful, small paper cards that are embedded with seeds from several varieties of edible herb and native flowering plants. Once the seed paper is planted -- this process may be started in the optional cardboard planter, available with seed papers -- and nurtured, it will grow into a plant that may be either enjoyed in your next homemade meal (edible herbs) or used to beautify your garden and support wildlife (native flowers)!

This year, in addition to seed papers, we will be offering two custom-designed organic cotton tote bags, hand-printed on campus with one of two fun messages and the the Recycled Garden 2022 logo, created by MDC Kendall graphic design student, Kelly Castillo.
Items may only be purchased through direct donations to the Kendall Campus Food Pantry (minimum donation is $10) with the completion of the order form. Quantities of each item/variety are limited, so place your order right away for best availability! Items may be picked up during the event taking place on campus next Wednesday, April 13, or by special pickup arrangement following that date.
PLEASE CAREFULLY READ these instructions for how to make a donation to the KENDALL CAMPUS Food Pantry, and then complete the order form. Both your completed order form and your donation receipt (that you will receive by email once you make your online donation) must be emailed to Christina Pappas (cpappas1@mdc.edu) for processing.

 
Virtual Events  
 
  Earth Ethics Institute Info Sessions
Offered by Earth Ethics Institute (EEI)

Come learn about the Earth Ethics Institute (EEI), our voice for Earth Literacy and Education for Sustainability at Miami Dade College. EEI offers many types of opportunities for students to get involved and be empowered as changemakers. You'll hear about the Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS) program where students can be recognized as GSELS Scholars; the YES! Club which offers the opportunity to make a positive difference on campus and in our community; on-campus volunteer opportunities in our organic gardens, and much more! 

Please RSVP here!

Tuesday, February 22, 2022
2 - 3PM
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Thursday, March 3, 2022
12 - 1PM
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Spring Virtual GSELS Projects Showcase
Offered by Earth Ethics Institute in collaboration with Learning Resources, Kendall Campus
Featuring asynchronous virtual student project presentations

The Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS) Projects Showcase at Kendall Campus is an event organized and hosted by MDC's Earth Ethics Institute each fall and spring semester. Students in GSELS-designated classes present and share their research projects and artwork, all focusing on an array of sustainability and Earth Literacy topics and aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Spring 2022 Projects are expected to go live on March 25, 2022 at this link!

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


 
  

Good Health and Well-Being
Spring 2022 Campus Learning Community and Virtual Symposium
Offered by MDC North and Padrón Campuses

Symposium: March 28 - 31
View Schedule and Info

The MDC North and Padrón Campuses Changemaking Education and Social Innovation Department’s Earth Ethics Institute and the Institute for Civic Engagement and Democracy collaborate to host the Campus Learning Community Symposium: Good Health and Well-Being (UN SDG #3). The symposium explores varied aspects regarding the fostering of good-health and well-being as foundational to building community sustainability and resiliency.

The Campus Learning Community features community experts, faculty presentations, and student-led information displays and presentations featuring environmental sustainability, resiliency, citizen participation in civic action and social justice perspectives with a focus on the state of developing health and well-being in South Florida.

For more on the symposium and Campus Learning Community, please contact:
Padrón Campus North Campus
Mark Tirpak (EEI) Stephen Nesvacil (EEI)
mtirpak@mdc.edu 
(305)237-6733 
snesvaci@mdc.edu  
(305)237-1338

 
 
 
 

 

 

 
 


 



Participate in the Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS)

Sustainability and Earth Literacy
Professional Development Workshops

Outdoor Immersions Awarding Professional Development

Sustainability in the Curriculum

Immersions for Your Classes

EEI Resources

Learning Resources Lib Guides


 
                        
 

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