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Sustainability Across the Curriculum Workshop

Innovating for Food Justice & Healthy Communities

Friday, May 12

8:30 am – 3:30 pm

PCC Southeast Campus, Community Hall

2305 SE 82nd Ave, Portland, OR 97216

This 5th Annual Faculty Training is sponsored by PCC’s Sustainability Practices for Academics and Resources Council (SPARC) and is based on a cross-disciplinary curricular change model drawn from The Association for Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)’s Ponderosa/Piedmont Projects. Directly supporting the achievement of PCC’s Core Outcomes on community and environmental responsibility, critical thinking and problem solving, and cultural awareness, this workshop is open to college and university faculty from all disciplines and perspectives across the greater Portland region.

The workshop provides resources for faculty to meaningfully integrate issues of food, racial, environmental and economic justice and their impacts on the health (physical, social, environmental, economic) of our communities into their classrooms, including speakers, facilitated discussions and teaching tools. The group will also tour SE’s new Learning Garden and learn about PCC’s multi-faceted student-focused programs. Participants will receive workshop materials and follow-up curriculum development support to any participant.

Registration Required.  Morning refreshments and a full lunch provided.

$20 fee for non-PCC faculty.

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ISSP-SA Credentials for Sustainability Professionals

April 8 (application deadline)
April 22 (exam deadline)

As global events unfold, it’s clear that the work of sustainability professionals is more important than ever. So is the importance of gaining recognition for that work. The ISSP-SA credential is recognition of the knowledge, skills, and abilities you apply to your sustainability work each and every day.

In order to help you prepare for the exam, we offer an ISSP-SA Study Guide and Flash Cards. Plus, you can take advantage of ISSP Membership for discounts on the exam and study materials.

If you have questions, be sure to visit our FAQ or check out the Candidate Handbook. If you can’t find the answers there, please email certification@sustainabilityprofessionals.org.
Don’t wait to earn your credential; register today!

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Applications for 2017 UNU-IAS MSc and PhD programmes

UNU-IAS is now accepting applications for September 2017 admission to its MSc and PhD in Sustainability Science Programme. The application deadlines are 28 February 2017 (MSc) and 28 April 2017 (PhD). Read more

The Japan Foundation for United Nations University (JFUNU) is offering scholarships to students from developing countries. It covers the full tuition fees, and provides a monthly allowance of 150,000 JPY for living expenses for two years. Deadline is 28 April 2017.Read more

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