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Healthy Aging Summit August 23
Jun 23, 2017

NC Healthy Aging Summit Registration Open (PDF)Register online...

May-June are Vulnerable Adult & Elder Abuse Awareness Months
May 3, 2017

Read the declaration from Governor Roy Cooper (PDF)....

Governor Declares May Older Americans Month
May 3, 2017

Read the declaration from Governor Roy Cooper (PDF)....

Summer Undergraduate/Graduate Internship Opportunity: Asheville
Apr 27, 2017

Dr. Ali Climo is the coordinator for the Buncombe County Aging Plan, a comprehensive community strategic plan that addresses the needs of older adults...

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter: Drs. Lippard and Sanchagrin to Speak at UNCW
Mar 14, 2017

After the acquittal of George Zimmerman for the murder of Treyvon Martin in 2013, three African American community organizers (Alicia Garza, Patrisse ...

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...

PTSD isn't about what's wrong with you, it's about what happened to you

The Sociology of War: Student Documentary Focuses on PTSD
Jan 5, 2017

One of the courses offered by App State's Department of Sociology is SOC 3800: Sociology of War. This course defines the social institutions of war an...

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 ...

Eric Willis

Meet Eric Willis: Applied Researcher!
Nov 9, 2016

Meet Eric Willis. Eric earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology with a concentration in Applied Research Methods with a minor in statistics....

Amanda Anthony

Amanda Anthony: "Consuming Authenticity: The Influence of Racial Authenticity on Our Everyday Lives."
Oct 25, 2016

The Department of Sociology and the Multicultural Student Development welcomes Dr. Amanda Koontz Anthony to present her research on authenticity, “C...