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Congrats to our May 2021 Graduates and Award Winners!
May 19, 2021

The Department of Sociology would like to recognize and congratulate all of our graduating seniors, award and scholarship winners, and successful thes...

Appalachian Senior Programs Staff

Senior citizen volunteers support fellow local community members through AmeriCorps Seniors programs
Apr 16, 2021

Each year, AmeriCorps Seniors engages more than 200,000 older adults in volunteer service programs enriching the lives of volunteers and ben...

Dr. Cameron Lippard

Dr. Cameron Lippard Receives the Martin L. Levin Distinguished Service Award from the Southern Sociological Society
Mar 22, 2021

Dr. Cameron Lippard is the 2021 recipient of the Southern Sociological Society's (SSS) Martin L. Levin Distinguished Service Award. As noted in the or...

Jon Gordon

The Department Welcomes A New Faculty Member - Jon Gordon
Mar 9, 2021

The Department of Sociology is excited to welcome new assistant professor, Jon Gordon, this fall! Jon's research focuses on the interconnections betwe...

The Department Welcomes A New Faculty Member - Dr. Johnnie Lotesta
Mar 9, 2021

The Department of Sociology is excited to welcome new assistant professor, Dr. Johnnie Lotesta, this fall! Johnnie is a political and cultural sociolo...

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Project Star has Stellar Year in Assisting Local Seniors
Feb 18, 2021

For the past 18 years, Appalachian Senior Programs has sponsored Project Star for disadvantaged senior citizens in Ashe County....

Graduating student

Congrats to our December 2020 Sociology Graduates!
Dec 11, 2020

Congratulations to our December 2020 students graduates! ...

Dr. Ellen Lamont Publishes Article in The Atlantic, Interviewed for The New York Times
Feb 17, 2020

Dr. Ellen Lamont was invited to write an article for The Atlantic on the findings of her new book, The Mating Game: How Gender Still Shapes How We Dat...

Dr. Joe Jakubek Presentation on W.E.B. Du Bois
Feb 3, 2020

W.E.B. Du Bois is often described as a lot of different things; scholar, activist, early founding figure in urban and community sociology, but what he...

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...