Student and Alumni Spotlight

Augusta Scruggs

Augusta Scruggs Presents her Research at the Southern Sociological Society
May 7, 2024

In April, Sociology major Augusta Scruggs attended and presented her research at the Southern Sociological Society's annual conference in New Orleans,...

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Congrats to our Spring 2024 Outstanding Sociology Seniors!
Apr 22, 2024

On April 19, 2024, the Department of Sociology and the College of Arts and Sciences recognized six outstanding sociology seniors. Students who receive...

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Four Sociology Seniors Successfully Defend their Honors Theses
Apr 22, 2024

Over the last two weeks, sociology seniors have been busy finishing their original research projects for their Capstone and honors requirements. Four ...

Samantha Massey

Sociology Major Samantha Massey Becomes a CAS Corps Member
Nov 3, 2023

The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Corps are chosen to serve as representatives to all constituents of CAS and to create, promote and execute oppo...

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...