Student and Alumni Spotlight

Jonda Sanders

Meet Jonda Sanders: Accountant and Sociologist!
Aug 26, 2015

Meet Jonda Sanders. Jonda earned two degrees in 2011 at Appalachian State. One degree is a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a conce...

Nick Logel

Nick Logel: A Sociologist in Crazy Places!
Aug 13, 2015

Nick Logel graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sociology in 2013. While he focused on family development as his concentration, Nick found t...

Sydni Wilson

Making Nature Sociological: Sydni Wilson's Internship with the Blue Ridge Parkway
Aug 10, 2015

All sociology majors who pursue a Bachelor's of Science degree must complete an internship experience. These internships often focus on occupations th...

Maggie Buchanan

From App State to Law School: Maggie Buchanan and Sociology
Aug 4, 2015

Many sociology majors choose our "Criminology, Deviance, and Law" concentration to pursue careers in the criminal justice system. Maggie Buchanan knew...


Sociology, Social Inequality, and Public Health: Elizabeth Thomas' Experience After App State
Aug 3, 2015

One of the great opportunities sociology provides to students is the chance to blend sociology with public health issues. Check out Elizebeth Thomas' ...

2015 Senior Seminar Capstone Projects!
Jul 20, 2015

During the Spring semester of 2015, several sociology seniors created a set of research-based capstone projects that fully represent the talents and a...

Students Present at the 18th Annual Celebration of Student Research and Creative Endeavors
Apr 27, 2015

On April 23, 2015, two undergraduate sociology students, Nick Smith and Daniela Herrera, presented their senior capstone research projects at Appalach...

Dresden Lackey

Sociology Matters: Dresden Lackey's Experience After App State
Mar 10, 2015

Say hello to one our sociology graduates, Dresden Lackey.After graduating from ASU in 2011, Dresden began a MS program in Applied Psychology at the Un...

Michael Bragg

Sociology and Journalism Go Hand-in-Hand: Representation of Race at App State
Feb 26, 2015

Michael Bragg, a communications major working with the student newspaper, the Appalachian, recently took on the dififcult task of understanding the re...

David Kleitsch Pesents Research at NCSA Conference
Feb 18, 2015

On February 13, 2015, undergraduate sociology major, David Kleitsch, presented his research titled, "Existence of Sense of Virtual Community within th...