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Awards & Honors

UNCG Sociology honors AKD inductees, departmental student awardees, and many other students receiving recognition for their outstanding scholarship and service.

Posted on May 7, 2021

Click here to read about our 2021 AKD, honors, and other UNCG Sociology student awardee accomplishments!

Professor Sarah Daynes receives the UNCG Mary Settle Sharp Award for Teaching Excellence

Posted on April 6, 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Sarah Daynes, Professor of Sociology and Director of our Graduate Program, for being selected for the UNCG Mary Settle…

Dr. Stephen Sills Receives New Funding

Posted on April 10, 2019

Dr. Stephen Sills (Center for Housing and Community Studies) received new funding from Partners Behavioral Health Management for the  project “ACES, SDOH, AND…

Dr. Shelly Brown-Jeffy Recognized with Faculty Champion Award

Posted on February 1, 2018

Faculty Champions Congratulations to the 2017-2018 Faculty Champions of Student Success, the Division of Enrollment Management’s newest way to recognize those committed to…

Honors Student Tiffany Merritt’s Research Project Chosen for Prestigious “Posters on the Hill” Competition

Posted on April 28, 2015

Dr. Saundra Westervelt and honors student Tiffany Merritt took their research to Capitol Hill last week. Tiffany’s honors project, titled “Addressing the…

Tiffany Merritt to Graduate with Disciplinary Honors

Posted on December 4, 2014

Student Tiffany Merritt, a member of the Disciplinary honors Program at UNCG, will graduate with honors in December of this year. In…

2014 Sociology Scholarship Awards

Posted on May 27, 2014

David F Mitchell Award Allison Barnes Carolyn & Donald Allan Sociological Theory Prize Graduate Student Elizabeth Warren Carolyn & David Allan Sociological…

2014 UNCG Awards

Posted on May 27, 2014

Congratulation to the following students on being awarded the following UNCG awards: 2014 Golden Chain Louisa Appiah    Melissa Cortes-Espitia Tiffany Green     Tanisha…

Kelton Hollister Wins MLK Service Award

Posted on January 27, 2014

The Sociology Department congratulates major Kelton Hollister for winning the MLK Jr. Service award on January 23 during the Martin Luther King…