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CANCELLED 03-24-17, Sociology Speaker Series

Dr. Elaine Wethington, Professor of Human Development, Sociology, & Gerontology in Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, will speak on Friday, March 24, 2017, Fretwell 480-C at 11:00 AM. She will present, "Measuring Stress and Support Factors That May Impact Adherence to and Outcomes in Clinical Trials: Translating the Sociology of Mental Health into Behavior Change Science". CANCELLED 03-24-17, Sociology Speaker Series Read more >>

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Notable Achievement

Congratulations to Dr. Cynthia Hancock who has been recognized as an AGHE, Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, Fellow! Notable Achievement Read more >>

Article Researching Women in STEM

Dr. Martha Bottia was recently quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article regarding her research on women in science and technology. You can find the article, Equal Ed. Young lives. Old problems. New solutions., in the November 11, 2016 edition of the Christian Science Monitor. Article Researching Women in STEM Read more >>

UNCC Gerontology & Charlotte Meck 50+

Dr. Montoro-Rodriguez, Sociologist and Director of the Gerontology Program, will study the needs of Charlotte area seniors through “Meck50+”, a study led by UNC Charlotte and funded by the Southminster continuing care retirement community.  Unprecedented demographic changes including the retirement of the Baby Boomer generation pose new challenges for individuals, families, and communities... UNCC Gerontology & Charlotte Meck 50+ Read more >>

New Scholarship Opportunity!

We are pleased to announce the establishment of the Dr. George S. Rent Sociology Fellowship. This fellowship will offer scholarship assistance to a student pursuing an MA degree in Sociology. Dr. Rent served on the faculty for 17 years and served as the Chair of the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social work for nearly a decade.  We are grateful to Dr. George S. Rent and Dr. Clyda... New Scholarship Opportunity! Read more >>