Getting Off to a Good Start

We want transfer and new students to get acclimated to life as undergraduates as quickly as possible. The transfer advising office (3rd floor College Center), your advisor (405 Cooper St.), and our department secretary, Sherry Pisacano, are here to help you get off to a good start. See Ms. Pisacano for help in finding your advisor … Read more of Getting Off to a Good Start

Welcome to Professor Laura Napolitano

This Fall (2013) Professor Laura Napolitano debuts in Sociology of Family and Methods and Techniques of Social Research. Give her a warm welcome when you see her on campus or meet her in class.

Welcome to Professor Chinyere Osuji

We welcome Professor Chinyere Osuji to the department. Fall 2013 is her first semester as an Assistant Professor. She brings a comparative perspective to sociology; her research sites include Brazil, Nigeria, and the US.

2013 Masterton Award Winners

Congratulations to this year’s Masterton Award Winners: Madison Nilsen and Armand Basualdo were given the awards at the Honor’s convocation May, 2013. Each year, the department confers the George Masterton Award (named for the department’s first chair) on graduating seniors for outstanding academic achievements, significant contribution to the department and campus, and for intellectual promise

Get Involved and Make a Difference

The Criminal Justice Organization (CJO) serves to foster fellowship among students interested in a variety of issues within the criminal justice system, while serving our surrounding community in a multitude of ways. Come and see what we are all about!  We invite any student, regardless of major to attend a CJO meeting. *”Get involved and make a difference … Read more of Get Involved and Make a Difference

UR invited to CareerQuest

CareerQuest engages students in conversations about their futures with people who have already made the transition from college to work. It is scheduled for February 15 at noontime in South ABC College Center.  Lunch is provided. For more information contact Dr. Clark at