Graduate Program News

Aging and health

Application Deadline for the Aging, Health, and Society Graduate Certificate November 1, 2019!
Jun 19, 2018

Interested in further developing your knowledge about the intersection of aging and health-related issues? If so, consider applying for the Department...


Application Deadline for the Sociology Graduate Certificate April 1, 2020!
Jun 19, 2018

Are you interested in further developing your knowledge of sociology? Do you need graduate-level sociology courses so you can teach sociology to under...

Sociology of Aging, Health, and Society

Appalachian offers updated and renamed graduate certificate in aging, health and society
Jun 18, 2018

The Department of Sociology is excited to announce new changes to our online certificate program focusing on aging, health, and society. Please use th...

Project C.A.R.E. (Caregiver Alternatives to Running on Empty)

Project C.A.R.E. Presentation
Jan 20, 2017

Project C.A.R.E. (Caregiver Alternatives to Running on Empty), an evidence-based state-funded program to benefit dementia caregivers, will be the subj...

Teepa Snow, nationally-renowned speaker and trainer on dementia, coming to the High Country January 11 in Boone

Teepa Snow: Working with Dementia
Dec 15, 2016

We are fortunate to have Teepa Snow, nationally-renowned speaker and trainer on dementia, coming to the High Country January 11 in Boone. She'll also ...


Puceta Named Aging Projects Coordinator for Kerr Tar Area Agency on Aging
Oct 21, 2016

Colleen Puceta, who received the Graduate Certificate in Gerontology in May 2012, has been named the Aging Projects Coordinator for the Kerr Tar Area ...

 Lisa Nguyen and Peacock

Alumna Presents at SGS
Apr 13, 2016

On March 31st, Appalachian State University Graduate Gerontology alumna Lisa Nguyen presented her independent study research at the 37th annual meetin...

Rosenberg with Mr. Chompoopan and Ms. Nimsuntorn

Visiting Researchers Present at SGS
Apr 4, 2016

Two Thai doctoral students who are spending Spring semester as Visiting Researchers at Appalachian State University presented their work last week at ...

Cindy Lamb

Lamb Accepts Position with Western Watauga Community Center/Senior Center
Mar 21, 2016

Cindy Lamb, a graduate of AppState's Graduate Gerontology Certificate program, has accepted a full-time position as the Senior Center Director of the ...


Rosenberg Chosen for Regional Award
Mar 3, 2016

Dr. Ed Rosenberg, Professor of Sociology and Director of Graduate Gerontology at Appalachian State University, has been named as a recipient of the So...