Student and Alumni Spotlight

Jason Davis

Jason Davis: The Student Becomes The Teacher
Oct 14, 2016

Meet Jason Davis. Jason serves as an adjunct instructor at Western Piedmont Community College, Mayland Community College, and Mitchell Community Colle...

Taylor Boyd

Taylor Boyd: Changing Student Lives with Sociology
Oct 11, 2016

Meet Taylor Boyd. Taylor graduated from App State with a Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in Social Inequalities. Before graduating in ...

Ethan Flynn

Meet Ethan Flynn: Social Agent for Change
Oct 9, 2016

Meet Ethan Flynn. Ethan graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology with a concentration in criminology, deviance, and law. However, thro...

Lauren Marvel

Lauren Marvel: Assistant District Attorney and Guest Speaker for ASU's Walk for Awareness
Aug 29, 2016

Meet Lauren Marvel. Lauren graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology with a concentration in Legal Studies. Lauren worked hard at App State, r...

Music Head

Variations on a Theme: Sociology through the Arts
May 12, 2016

Melissa Edd is an Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS) major who believes that social inequality is something to sing about. Using the sociological knowled...

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Sociology Students Honored for Academic Excellence
Apr 27, 2016

On April 20, 2016, several students were recognized for their academic accomplishments at the App State College of Arts and Sciences Student Honors Da...

Alex Setzer

Meet Alex Setzer: Modern-Day Crime Fighter!
Apr 25, 2016

Meet Alex Setzer. Alex graduated from Appalachian State University double degree in Sociology and Criminal Justice in 2011. As a student, he had a pas...

Chavis Sims

Chavis Sims: Teacher with A Love For Learning
Apr 5, 2016

Meet Chavis Sims. As a sociology major with a concentration in criminology and social control, Chavis worked hard to complete his degree and graduated...

Finding Inspiration: Meeting the First Female African American Astronaut
Apr 5, 2016

Callie Pruett, a sociology major with a concentration in social inequalities aspires to be in politics and one day, President of the United States. Ju...

Grayson Bodenheimer

Grayson Bodenheimer: Undergraduate Research on the Sociology of Emotions and Educator Burnout
Feb 16, 2016

One great experience undergraduate sociology students can have at App State is conducting their own research on what they love or what they are curiou...