Student and Alumni Spotlight

Callie Koeval at the Berlin Wall

Callie Koeval Shares Her Sociology Study Abroad Experience
Sep 10, 2019

During the summer of 2018, Callie Koeval took a chance and decided to study abroad in Europe. Through an interdisciplinary partnership between the Dep...

Jessica Pittman Dale

Jessica Pittman Dale Applies Her Sociology Skills to Encourage Prevention in Our Communities
Sep 4, 2019

Jessica Pittman Dale is an Appalachian State alumnus with a mission. Graduating in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree in sociology with a concentr...

Sarah Caudill

Sarah Caudill's Phenomenal Internship with the United States Department of State
Aug 30, 2019

Appalachian State University student Sarah Caudill had an excellent internship this summer. As a student earning a Bachelor of Science in sociology wi...

Amber Gregory, Ian Foley, Alissa Ellis, and Felicia Arriaga

Ian Foley Shares His Internship Experience with the ACLU
Aug 28, 2019

Junior sociology student Ian Foley had an enriching and challenging internship this summer. As part of his requirements for his Bachelor of Science de...

Jess Eatman

Jess Eatman Uses Her Sociological Knowledge in the For-Profit World!
Aug 14, 2019

Graduating with double Bachelor of Science degrees in Sociology (Concentration in Applied Research Methods) and Mathematics, Jess Eatman is a great ex...

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2018-2019 Outstanding Seniors in Sociology
Apr 9, 2019

The Department of Sociology would like to recognize our outstanding student majors for their achievements for the 2018-2019 academic year. First, we w...

Beer glass

Sociology Alum Works with Local Bars to Address Issues of Consent
Apr 6, 2019

BOONE — As someone who has worked in the restaurant and bar industry for 13 to 14 years, Seth Sullivan — co-owner of The Cardinal — said he’s ...

Dr. Arriaga and Students

Appalachian State Sociology Students Present at the NCSA 2019 Conference
Feb 21, 2019

On February 15, 2019, Dr. Felicia Arriaga and two Appalachian State University students facilitated a workshop on immigration as it pertains to the st...

Julie Wiggins

High Country Council of Governments hires Julie Wiggins as Executive Director
Aug 7, 2018

BOONE — High Country Council of Governments has selected and hired Julie Wiggins as its new Executive Director, beginning Aug. 1....

Tori Tensi

Senior Sociology Major Tori Tensi: CAS Corps Feature of the Month
Jun 12, 2018

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