Cerro Coso Community College

Participation Sought for Round-Table Discussion on Biological Sex vs. Gender Identity

Participation Sought for Round-Table Discussion on Biological Sex vs. Gender Identity

Phi Theta Kappa Honors in Action at Cerro Coso Community College is extending a special invitation to the community to participate in a Round Table Discussion on Biological Sex vs. Gender Identity on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 7 p.m. in the Cerro Coso Gym.

Phi Theta Kappa officers have researched the subject to gain a greater perspective about issues regarding sex/gender both locally and globally and will present part of their research joined by guest speakers, Dr. Sarah King, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Sociology, and Dr. Claudia Sellers, Professor of Biology.

The Phi Theta Kappa Honors Program, Honors in Action, is designed to engage honor students in actions that foster student success.  Participation in the program contributes to personal, academic, and career development and affords students the leadership and service-learning opportunities that have an impact on their campus and community.  The goal is to create awareness of the importance of seeking out multiple perspectives to augment understanding of a real-world, complex, interdisciplinary topic and improve decision making, demonstrating analytical and critical thinking skills to draw research conclusions, and initiate real-world problem-solving by developing an in-depth, action-oriented solution to make a difference for a challenge related to the an honors study topic.

Community participation, input, and feedback play a vital role in helping them build analytic and collaborative problem-solving and leadership skills necessary and valued in advanced academic pursuits, work places, and communities.

A free catered dinner by Rose Fusco will be provided.