Immigrant Mountaineer Movement Conference

March 24: Immigrant Mountaineer Movement Conference
Mar 15, 2023

BOONE, N.C. —The first Immigrant Mountaineer Movement Conference will be held on Friday, March 24, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the first and second fl...

App State's Center for Appalachian Studies to present "Calls from Home" film screening
Mar 9, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University's Center for Appalachian Studies and Department of Sociology are proud to present a screening of “Calls...

RRI Seed Grant recipients share research outcomes
Jan 13, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — In Fall 2021, Appalachian State University's Department of Rural Resilience and Innovation (RRI), the newest department in t...

Fall 2022 Outstanding Seniors
Dec 6, 2022

Congratulations to the Department of Sociology’s Outstanding Seniors of 2022! Your academic excellence and your contributions to the Appalachian soc...

Matthew Johnston

Alumni Spotlight: Matthew Johnston and His Experiences with Health and Aging
Oct 13, 2022

Meet Matthew Johnston, a 2010 graduate of App State with a BA in Sociology. Below are his answers to select questions about his success after graduati...

Gaige Cogswell

Alumni Spotlight: Gaige Cogswell Shares His Story From Higher Education to the Corporate World
Oct 10, 2022

Meet Gaige Cogswell, who graduated in 2018 from App State with a BS degree in Sociology with a concentration in Social Inequalities and a minor in Psy...

River Price

Alumni Spotlight: River Price and his Work as a Social/Clinical Research Specialist
Oct 10, 2022

The Department of Sociology continues to highlight its recent graduates' success by introducing River Price. River graduated from App State in 2018 wi...

Ashlyn Stone

Alumni Spotlight: Ashlyn Stone Shares Her Story of Success Since Graduation
Oct 10, 2022

Meet Ashlyn Stone. Ashlyn graduated from Appalachian State University in 2019 with a BS degree in Sociology with a concentration in Criminology, Devia...

Haylea Workman

Alumni Spotlight: Haylea Workman Serves the Community as a Probation Officer
Sep 26, 2022

The Department of Sociology introduces 2014 App State graduate Haylea Workman. Haylea earned two undergraduate degrees in political science and sociol...

Tori Tensi

Alumni Spotlight: Tori Tensi's Work to Challenge Intimate Partner Violence
Sep 26, 2022

The year the Department of Sociology will highlight our sociology major alums' success since graduation. For each of these stories, we asked recent al...