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Sustain a Bull Workshop Series

 Get Global! Through this workshop series, you will be exposed to a variety of global issues by exploring the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals, connecting these issues to your life, and learning how to participate in society as a global citizen. 

These workshops will count as pre-approved, on-campus events for the Global
Citizen Award!

All workshops are offered in dual-modality format: online via Teams & in-person. 

          SDG                                 

Introduction to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, Friday, January 21, 11:00 am - 12:15pm

Our guest speaker, Dr. Nazek Jawad, the Learning and Development Specialist at HIPUR, will introduce the Sustainable Development Goals, provide the historical background around the development of the goals, and highlight their interconnection. Registration Link

SDG 1: NO POVERTY,FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 02:00 PM - 03:15PM

Our guest speaker D. Maria Gonzalez from Uninorte, Colombia, will be presenting on the issue and share with us ways to connect this global issue to out lives. Resgistration Link

SDG 12: Responsible Consumption,Friday, February 4, 02:00pm-03:15pm

In this workshop,Ms. Priscila Boada she will highlight the significance of this global goal and provide an overview of the City of Tampa performance, compare the targets and metrics with real actions that are happening in the Tampa Bay area, and share with us a list of small changes in our daily routines that can contribute to the mitigation of Climate Change. Registration Link

Kiss the Ground Documnetary Screening, Wednesday, February 9, 3:00pm-5:00pm

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SDG 2: Zero Hunger, Wednesday, February 23, 2:00 pm - 3:15pm

Our guest speaker, Ms. Pamela Anderson will be presenting on the issue. She is an Academic Advisor and an Adjunct Professor at SIGS. Her research interest is centered around food politics, and she will share with us ways to connect this global issue to our lives. Registration Link

SDG11: Sustainable Cities & Community, Wednesday, March 2, 1:00pm - 02:15pm

Our guest speaker, Mr. Eric Fiske will be presenting on the issue. He is a professor at HCC, where he advises the HCC's Model United Nations program and heads the Sustainability Council. He will share with us ways to connect this global issue to our lives, within our Tampa Bay community. Registration Link

SDG 15: Life on Land, Wednesday, March 9, 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Our guest speaker, Mr. Nicholas Barnes, the Experiential Learning Assistant at the office of High Impact Practices and Undergraduate Research (HIPUR), will be presenting on the issue. He completed his Master's Degree in Global sustainability at the Patel College, and during his graduate studies, Nicholas served as the program manager for Tampa Bay Farm 2 School, a non-profit focused on sustainability education in the Tampa Bay region. Today he will share with us ways to connect this global issue to our lives. Registration Link

SDG 8: Work and Economic Growth,Friday,   March 25, 10:00 am -11:15am

Our guest speaker, Dr. Dragana Marvos will be presenting on the issue. She will share her research findings about gig economy and Uber in the Tampa Bay area, exploring this global issue at a local level within our community.Registration Link

Food Chains Documentary Screening,Friday, April 1, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

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SDG 16: Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions,Wednesday, April 13, 2:00 pm – 3:15pm

Our guest speaker, Dr. Nazek Jawad, the Learning and Development Specialist at HIPUR, will share insights from her research on restorative justice and help you connect this goal to our lives.  Registration Link

SDG 4: Quality Education,Tuesday, April 19, 11 am-12:15pm

Our guest speaker, Dr. Chantae Still, the Experiential Learning Coordinator at HIPUR, will be presenting on the issue. In this workshop she will share with us how to connect this global issue to our lives. Registration Link