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...

Chavis Sims

Chavis Sims: Teacher with A Love For Learning
Apr 5, 2016

Meet Chavis Sims. As a sociology major with a concentration in criminology and social control, Chavis worked hard to complete his degree and graduated...

Finding Inspiration: Meeting the First Female African American Astronaut
Apr 5, 2016

Callie Pruett, a sociology major with a concentration in social inequalities aspires to be in politics and one day, President of the United States. Ju...

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 ...

Dr. Ed Rosenberg

Dr. Rosenberg: 2016 GRITS Hall of Fame
Mar 3, 2016

Dr. Ed Rosenberg, professor and graduate studies director in the Department of Sociology, will be inducted into the 2016 GRITS Hall of Fame for Geront...


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...

Marilia Antunez to University of Akron
Feb 19, 2016

Marilia Antunez, who earned her MA/Gerontology at ASU, has accepted a Health Sciences Librarian position at the University of Akron (OH) beginning Mar...

Grayson Bodenheimer

Grayson Bodenheimer: Undergraduate Research on the Sociology of Emotions and Educator Burnout
Feb 16, 2016

One great experience undergraduate sociology students can have at App State is conducting their own research on what they love or what they are curiou...

Caitlin Pitkin

Meet Caitlin Pitkin: At-Risk Youth Program Coordinator
Jan 29, 2016

Are you interested in seeing how to relate theory to practice? Or, do you want to challenge the social problems you see unfolding every day in your ho...