Social Science Circle successfully conducted their 2nd SocSci Symposium

On the first day of International School (IS) Week, the Social Science Circle conducted their 2nd Social Science Symposium for all Humanities and Social Science (HUMSS) and General Academic Strand (GAS) students at the Audio Visual Theater with the theme “Education for Sustainable Development: Empowering Communities for Change”. 

The event started with the opening remarks of Atty. Raiah Nadine Rentar, IS faculty member, wherein she focused on the transformative power of education and the critical role of education in attaining change within our community.

One of the resource speakers, Ms. Raizza P. Corpuz, Academic Coordinator of the Academic Affairs Office, emphasized the importance and impact of Philosophy and Social Sciences on how people think. She also highlighted that Philosophy reveals the insights of the people and how it influences their mindsets.

In addition, Mr. Tim Joshua Cañega, a faculty member of the College of Liberal Arts and Education (CLAE), focused on the basics of Psychology and its relevance to people. He was also able to give the students information with regards to the process of becoming a Psychologist. He also discussed the meaning and relevance of Psychology to our society.

For the closing remarks, Mr. Louie Angelo Guarte, IS faculty member and event project lead, stated, “The seeds of change lie within the ideas we’ve explored and the connections we’ve forged. Let us nurture these seeds, cultivate understanding, and embark on a journey toward a more enlightened and compassionate society”.

The symposium is rooted in Sustainable Development Goal 4, which is Quality Education, as it aims to deepen the understanding of the students of different disciplines in social science.