Dean’s Symposium – The Science, Letters, and Society (SLS) Major: From 1971 to the Present

Tue. Apr. 23, 2013 —  2:30pm  -  4:30pm

Dean’s Symposium – “The Science, Letters, and Society
(SLS) Major: From 1971 to the Present” is presented by the Division of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the
Department of the Library.

Presenters include:

– Jane Coffee, Professor, Department of Mathematics
and Director of the Teacher Education Honors Academy;

– Erica Desiano ’05, SLS Major and 4th grade teacher,
PS 50;

– Deborah DeSimone, Associate Professor, Department
of Education;

– Francisco Soto, Professor, Department of World
Languages and Literatures and Director of the SLS

– David Traboulay, Professor, Department of History and
Director of the MA in Liberal Studies Program.

According to Nan M. Sussman, Professor of Psychology
and Interim Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences the
Science, Letters, and Society program at CSI was one of
the first liberal arts majors of this kind in the country
intended to prepare students for careers in teaching when
it was established in 1971. As we celebrate 40 years of
the SLS program, the panelists speaking at the Dean's
Symposium will highlight the accomplishments and history
of this major.

A reception will follow.

This event is CLUE certified.


When: Tue. Apr. 23, 2013 —  2:30pm  -  4:30pm
Admission: Free
Location: 1P – Recital Hall
2800 Victory Boulevard
Staten Island
Phone: 718–982–2000

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