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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...

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Sociology Senior Isi Patterson Receives NCSA Himes Undergraduate Paper Award
Mar 22, 2021

The Department of Sociology is proud to announce that Isi Patterson received the Himes Outstanding Undergraduate Student Paper Award for 2021 from the...

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! ...

Katelin Smith

Sociology Senior Katelin Smith Publishes Article on Sexual Assault and #MeToo Movement
Oct 8, 2020

Congratulations to sociology senior Katelin Smith, for publishing an article based on her research on the #MeToo movement to raise awareness of womenâ...

Dr. Felicia Arriaga

Dr. Felicia Arriaga publishes timely article on social issues during COVID-19
Sep 17, 2020

So far, 2020 has seen the emergence and strengthening of various social movements. More than ever, there are discussions of what our society can impro...