Pima Community College (PCC) invites students, faculty, staff, and the general public to learn about Ethnic, Gender & Transborder Studies.
Scholars from state universities and community colleges, as well as a PCC student, will speak on the Summit’s theme, “Promoting Excellence in Social Justice Education,” in morning panels.
Participants will help design a Center of Excellence at PCC in afternoon workshops.
• Academic and student speakers from UA, ASU, and PCC
• Also speaking, authors from Tucson Festival of Books
• Student art exhibits
• Author book signings
• University recruiters and transfer information
• Community organization tables
Lunch provided. Please register at:
UPDATE: The Downtown Campus will host the PCC Ethnic, Gender & Transborder Studies Summit on March 10. The forum will take place in the Amethyst Room 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
- What: PCC Ethnic Studies Forum
- When: Friday, March 10 from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
- Where: Downtown Campus Amethyst Room (in the Campus Center), 1255 N. Stone Ave.
- Who: Everyone is welcome (subject to space limitations)
- More information: Register now for the Summit at: tinyurl.com/EGTSSummit2017. PCC staff CEUs are available. A luncheon with music by “Gertie and the TO Boys” will be provided to registrants . For registration assistance or information, call (520) 206-7046.
Students, faculty, staff, and the general public are invited to learn about Ethnic, Gender & Transborder Studies (EGTS) and participate in PCC’s initiative for an EGTS Center of Excellence.
State university and community college scholars, PCC students, and authors from the Tucson Festival of Books will speak on the theme, “Promoting Excellence in Social Justice Education,” in morning panels. Summit participants will help lay the groundwork for an Ethnic, Gender & Transborder Studies Center of Excellence during afternoon workshops. Student art exhibits, author book signings, and information from Arizona university recruiters and community organizations will be available throughout the day. Free and open to the public (based on space availability).
Keynote speaker: Dr. Alejandro Lugo, Professor and Director, School of Transborder Studies, Arizona State University.
- Dr. Christine M. Ami, Faculty/Navajo Cultural Arts Program, Diné College
- Dr. Kevin L. Henry, Jr., Asst. Professor, Educational Policy Studies & Practice, College of Education (Affiliate, Africana and LGBTQ Studies, University of Arizona
- Dr. Peter Likins, Independent author and President Emeritus, University of Arizona
- Dr. Kathryn Nakagawa, Assoc. Professor, Asian Pacific American Studies, Arizona State University
- Maria Leonard Olsen, Attorney and independent author
- Judeeth Squeer, Student, Pima Community College