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Green Industries Best Management Practices-Online


Paid Job Training

Do you live in Spring Hill and would like to get paid to get certified in landscape training?

If so, you can sign up for the training and receive a $100.00 gift card. You must provide a Spring Hill address (see map below), pre-register and complete the training.  Dates of the training are:

August 17 at the Spring Hill Resource Center 910 S Adelle Ave, DeLand, FL 32720 from 8:00AM-3:00PM. Lunch will be provided.

If you are interested in attending, please sign up at the Spring Hill Resource Center, email or call 321-206-5788 to pre-register. 

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GI-BMP Training-In Person


Paid Job Training

Do you want to work in the lawn care or landscaping industry?

Would you like to get paid to get certified in landscape training?

If you answered yes to either of these questions, and are a Spring Hill resident, you may be eligible for free training if you pre-register online by 05/09/2019 at: and complete the training.


Date:                  Friday, May 17th Time:   

               8:15 AM to 3:30 PM

Where:    Lacey Family Spring Hill Boys & Girls Club, Performing Arts Building, 935 S. Adelle Ave
DeLand, FL 32720

Lunch:    Lunch will be provided

If you are interested in attending, please re-register by May 9, 2019 at


About the Training: The Green Industries-Best Management Practices (GI-BMPs) certification training is a science-based educational program for Green Industry workers (lawn-care and landscape maintenance professionals). The GI-BMPs teach environmentally safe landscaping practices that help conserve and protect Florida’s ground and surface waters. They can also save the Florida homeowner money, time, and effort; increase the beauty of the home landscape; and protect the health of your family, pets, and the environment.

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Community Engagement Symposium: Bring Learning to Life Through Community Engagement


Barry University’s Sixth Annual Community Engagement Symposium will be held on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. The event will include presentations and discussions of community engagement projects, practices, and perspectives. The program will feature a seminar and a workshop by a nationally recognized community engagement scholar-practitioner; a concurrent presentation session for faculty, staff, students, and community partners; and a poster session.

The Center for Community Service Initiatives (CCSI) and the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Implementation Committee invite students, faculty, staff, and community partners to participate in the Community Engagement Symposium.

Registration for the symposium is underway. For additional information regarding registration, contact the CCSI at 305-899-3696.

Community Engagement Symposium Schedule

Session I

Session I - 9:00 am - 9:20 am, Andreas 111

Opening Session
Dr. John D. Murray, Provost

Session II

Session II-A - 9:30 am - 10:50 am, Andreas 111

Implementing, Assessing, and Refining Experiential Learning to Enhance Outcomes
Dr. Patti H. Clayton (Lead Presenter)

Session III

Session III-A - 11:00 am - 11:50 am, Powers 136B

Of the People, by the People, for the People: Students = the People
Dr. Jalane Meloun, Dr. Sean Foreman, Antonio Rodriguez, & Stephanie Torres

Session III-B - 11:00 am - 11:50 am, Powers 166B

The Racial Wealth Gap Learning Simulation
Florence French, Tony Augustin, & Tony Fajardo

Session III-C - 11:00 am - 11:50 am, Powers 136C

Environmental Leadership Experience: Integrating Student Learning with Barry's Mission to Care for the Earth
Dr. Paula Dias, Matthew Mohammed, Kassandra Guerrero, & Brendy Fanfan

Session III-D - 11:00 am - 11:50 am, Powers 235

Strategies to Enhance the Effects of Service-Learning Experiences on Student Learning of Advocacy and Social Justice
Dr. Raul Machuca

Session III-E - 11:00 am - 11:50 am, Powers 236

Creating a Culturally Relevant Medicinal Herb Bed in Barry's Urban Garden (BUG)
Mimi Opalka, Matthew Hatcher, Chad Anderson, Remi Mora, Tosin Aileru, Dane Kiely, & Yehuda Gruberger

Session III-E - 11:00 am - 11:50 am, Powers 236

Student Managed Investment Fund: Enhancing Financial Literacy
Martina Muñoz & Mike Fidel

Session III-F - 11:00 am - 11:50 am, Powers 243

Fair Trade Learning in Port-de-Paix, Haiti
Dr. Sean Buckreis & Courtney Berrien

Session IV

Session IV-A - 12:00 pm - 1:20 pm, Andreas 111

Transformation of and through Community-Campus Engagement
Dr. Patti H. Clayton (Lead Presenter)

Session V

Session V-A - 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm, Powers 136B

Nursing Students' Experience with a Needle Exchange Program: Challenging Stereotypes and Bringing to Life Harm Reduction Strategies
Daryl Hawkins

Session V-B - 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm, Powers 166B

Addressing Digital Divide Issues in Our Local Community through Service-Learning and Internships
Dr. Ricardo Jimenez

Session V-C - 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm, Powers 235

Community Resilience through Green Infrastructure within the Spring Hill Community
Margaret R. Stewart

Session V-D - 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm, Powers 236

Bringing Suicide Prevention, Wellness, and Resilience to Life through Service-Learning
Davrielle Valley, Samantha Campagna, & Dr. Lauren Shure

Session V-E - 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm, Powers 243

Interdisciplinary Learning at the BUG: Nursing and Communication Collaboration
Dr. Mia Sanati & Dr. Ann Lamet

Session V-F - 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm, Powers 136C

A Community-Based Approach to Qualitative Research: Church World Service in Miami
Orlando Cardozo, Annette Cardoza, Aleksandar Chonevski, Kenneth Fuentes, Verona Nisbeth-Hart, Lola Suarez-Novak, & Dr. Ruth Ban

Session VI

Session VI-A - 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm, Andreas 112

Poster Session & Community Engagement Showcase

Session VII

Session VII-A - 3:40 pm - 4:00 pm, Andreas 112

Closing Session
Dr. Karen Callaghan, QEP Committee Chair

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