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FSW’s Critical Thinking Series kicks off Sept. 6

Hendry/Glades Florida Southwestern College

Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) kicks off its fall Critical Thinking Lecture Series with “Voices in America: Diversity, Inclusion and Democracy,” presented by FSW Dean of the School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Dr. Deborah Teed, at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 6, at the FSW Thomas Edison Campus, Building AA-177, Fort Myers. Additionally, the presentation can be viewed digitally at the FSW Hendry/Glades Curtis Center, Building A, Room 114.

Dr. Teed has spent nearly 20 years in higher education, earning her doctorate in comparative sociology from Florida International University. Prior to joining FSW, Dr. Teed served as associate dean of academic affairs and retention at Pasco-Hernando State College, Dade City, and dean of social sciences and business at South Puget Sound Community College, Olympia, Wash.

The FSW Critical Thinking Lecture Series features college and community leaders who discuss how they use critical thinking skills in their profession or focus on critical topics from their area of career or academic interest. The series is free and open to the public. Presentations take place weekly, and the fall series runs September through November.

For more information on the FSW Critical Thinking Lecture Series, contact Whitney Rhyne, director of strategic initiatives, at (239) 433-6943 or