Sisters Bridging Cultures Focus for Women’s Symposium

FORT WORTH, Texas (Apr. 1, 2011)

The 10th Annual Women’s Symposium in recognition of Women’s History Month celebrates “Sisters Bridging Cultures” Saturday, April 2, from 8:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at Tarrant County College South Campus, 5301 Campus Drive.

Staussa Ervin, assistant psychology professor at South, will speak at 9:10 a.m. Ervin will discuss “We Are Family: I’ve Got All My Sisters with Me” in the Student Center Living Room, Room SSTU 2105. Kathryn Bryan, board member, Fort Worth Sister Cities International, will present “Sister Cities and the Art of Diplomacy” at 11 a.m.

Registration and continental breakfast begin at 8:15 a.m. in the lobby and Faculty Dining Room of the Student Center, where 35 exhibits will be on display. South President Ernest Thomas will extend the welcome. Leroy Anderson’s “A Trumpeter’s Lullaby” will be performed by Victoria Pool, trumpet; and Echo Wilson, piano.

The event is one of several sponsored by Women in New Roles (WINR), a college credit program for women in transition returning to school, available at South, Southeast, Northeast and Trinity River campuses.

The symposium is free and open to the public. More information about this and other South Campus events is available from Triesha Light, symposium chair and WINR coordinator, at 817-515-4740 or

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