Student and Alumni Spotlight

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...


Alumnus Receives Highest Award in Community College Teaching
Feb 3, 2015

Media Release From Public Informaton and Marketing Office, Alamance Community CollegeACC INSTRUCTOR AWARDED STATE’S TOP HONORThe NC Community Colleg...

Lewis in cap and gown

Quavian Lewis - Finding Careers with Sociology in Mind
Oct 15, 2014

One of our department's strengths is preparing undergraduate students for a life-long pursuit for educational experiences that lead to practical skill...


Alumnus Receives Teaching Award as a Community College Instructor
Jul 24, 2014

John Neathery, alumnus of ASU Sociology, was  named this year's winner of the W. Ronald McCarter Teaching Excellence Award at Alamance Community...


Alumna Named Area Agency on Aging Director
Jun 2, 2014

In February 2014 Julie Wiggins was named the new Director of North Carolina’s Region D (High Country) Area Agency on Aging, located in Boone. At the...

Tommy Boyd

Tommy Boyd - Seeing and Changing the World
Apr 29, 2014

One way sociology is helpful to our students is that it sets them up for global adventures In December of 2008, Tommy Boyd graduated with a degree in ...

Graduating Seniors

From Student to Professional: Two Graduates Give Insight
Aug 15, 2013

Meet Katie Beth Caswell and Hope Dearman. Both are 2013 graduates from the Department of Sociology who completed their Bachelor of Science degree and ...