Student and Alumni Spotlight

Congratulations to our 2023 Graduates and Award Winners!
May 16, 2023

The Department of Sociology would like to recognize our Outstanding Seniors and Scholarship Recipients for the 2022-2023 year. Scholarship Recipi...

Matthew Johnston

Alumni Spotlight: Matthew Johnston and His Experiences with Health and Aging
Oct 13, 2022

Meet Matthew Johnston, a 2010 graduate of App State with a BA in Sociology. Below are his answers to select questions about his success after graduati...

Gaige Cogswell

Alumni Spotlight: Gaige Cogswell Shares His Story From Higher Education to the Corporate World
Oct 10, 2022

Meet Gaige Cogswell, who graduated in 2018 from App State with a BS degree in Sociology with a concentration in Social Inequalities and a minor in Psy...

River Price

Alumni Spotlight: River Price and his Work as a Social/Clinical Research Specialist
Oct 10, 2022

The Department of Sociology continues to highlight its recent graduates' success by introducing River Price. River graduated from App State in 2018 wi...

Ashlyn Stone

Alumni Spotlight: Ashlyn Stone Shares Her Story of Success Since Graduation
Oct 10, 2022

Meet Ashlyn Stone. Ashlyn graduated from Appalachian State University in 2019 with a BS degree in Sociology with a concentration in Criminology, Devia...

Haylea Workman

Alumni Spotlight: Haylea Workman Serves the Community as a Probation Officer
Sep 26, 2022

The Department of Sociology introduces 2014 App State graduate Haylea Workman. Haylea earned two undergraduate degrees in political science and sociol...

Tori Tensi

Alumni Spotlight: Tori Tensi's Work to Challenge Intimate Partner Violence
Sep 26, 2022

The year the Department of Sociology will highlight our sociology major alums' success since graduation. For each of these stories, we asked recent al...

Tatum Schwartz

Tatum Schwartz Receives Inaugural Page Scholarship for Undergraduate Research in Sociology
Jan 20, 2022

The Department of Sociology has awarded the inaugural Ann Louise Page Scholarship for Undergraduate Research Excellence in Sociology to Tatu...

Carter Blue

App State alumna Carter Blue ’20 — a champion for survivors of violence
Oct 13, 2021

As a senior at Appalachian State University, Carter Blue ’20 delved into intimate partner violence in her senior thesis....

Jamia McClure

Sociology Alumna, Mia McClure returns to Appalachian to Perform "This is My Brain on Anxiety."
Sep 29, 2021

2012 graduate of Appalachian State University and the Department of Sociology, Mia McClure returns to her alma mater to present her take being an anxi...