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2017 AKD & Honors Luncheon

On Friday April 21, 2017, the Sociology Department hosted it’s Annual AKD and HONORS Luncheon.

19 new members were inducted.  They are:

Madison Anderson Danielle Kirkland
Ahdaci Barrett Victoria Tess Martino
Kyle David Coffino Megan Mavrakis
Brandy Crawford Casey Moser
Latoya Dixon Lindsay Nolasco
April O Harris Amanda June Pausch
Kriztina M Jason A Heckert Christopher W Simpson
Emily Hiatt Mary Grace Winston
Adam Hively Dana Worthy
Allison Hurley


Also on Friday the Department acknowledged the Winners of the Sociology Awards and Scholarship:

2017 Sociology Dept Scholarship Awards
David F Mitchell Award Billie May New Carroll  Award
Holly Brown, April Harris Jessica Rice
Amanda Pausch, Sydney Barker
Nicholas Keirstead, Andrew Ainsworth
Nisha Umesh
Carolyn & Donald Allen Sociological Theory Prize

Carolyn & David Allen Sociological

Theory Prize

Graduate Student Undergraduate Student
Jospeh Barker Ena Prskalo
Melissa Roberts
William Knox Graduate Scholarship in Sociology David & Marlene Pratto Scholarship
Mackenzie Green Latoya Dixon
Brandy Crawford Joseph Barker
Outstanding Criminology Student Outstanding General Sociology Student
Raven Hazelwood Brandy Crawford
Mirrah Colbert-Grant Adam Hively
And the Department also honored those students who were awarded UNCG Awards:
2017 Golden Chain 2017 Student Excellence
Holly Brown Brandy Crawford
Brandy Crawford Ena Prskalo
Tyshona Knight
Ena Prskalo 2017 Phi Beta Kappa
Mary Winston Sydney Barker
Tyler Daye
Candace Strickland
2017 Graduate Research  & Creativity Expo
Social Sciences: Tiffany Merritt (Sociology)
What Influences if a Death Row Exoneree Receives Financial Redress? Faculty Mentor:  Dr. Saundra Westervelt Dr. Cindy Dollar,           Dr. Shelly Brown-Jeffy
Congratulations to all of our wonderful students!!!