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Sociology Activities, Student Organizations, & Clubs

Alpha Kappa Delta

Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD) is the international honor society of sociology. A, K, and D are the first letters of Athropon Katamannthanein Diakonesin, which means "to investigate humanity for the purpose of service". Members of AKD promote excellence in the study of sociology, research of social problems, and intellectual activities that lead to improvement in human conditions.

To learn more about AKD, contact Jessica Schad.

Human Services

The Department of Sociology & Rural Studies supports the Human Services Club. This club provides students with an arena conducive to the discussion of sociological ideas. Members network, learn about graduate schools, professional conferences, job opportunities, and mentoring opportunities with colleagues and professors.

To learn more about the Human Services Club, contact Marlene Schulz.

Criminal Justice

The Criminal Justice Club is an interest based club that explores criminal justice related research, internships, and careers. Members organize field trips to local criminal justice related agencies or facilities, host guest speakers, learn about job opportunities, and network with local professionals.

To learn more about the Criminal Justice Club, contact Julie Yingling.

Sociology Club

The Sociology Club is an interest based club that stresses leadership and career-oriented development. We entrust members with the responsibility of helping gather and disseminate scientific, personal, specific or general information about social science and its practices. We enjoy the casual conversations and volunteer activities that help shape the club and strengthen our bond with the community and each other.

To learn more about the Sociology Club, contact Mary Emery