Joanne Morales (2013 class) was accepted to the FGCU M.A. program in Educational Leadership, and was offered an assistantship in the Dean of Students' office.
Renato Talhadas (2012 class) was accepted to the Golden Gate University School of Law, with a $20,000 Faculty Scholarship.
Lindsay Leban (2013 class) will be serving as a graduate assistant for the department of Sociology, Criminology & Law at University of Florida, where she will be a student in the Criminology doctoral program.
Tamara Edwards (2013 class) has been accepted to the Masters in Public Administration program at the University of Hawaii, at Manoa on the island of Oahu where she also received an achievement award, providing her with their highest level of funding available.
Casey Plastek (2011 class) was accepted to the University of South Florida's Higher Education Administration-Student Affairs M.A. program. She also received an assistantship, and will be working in the Office of Student Involvement.
Julia Coffey (2012 class) was offered a paid internship with The Hertz Corporation. Throughout the program she will be introduced to aspects of business, sales, and customer service, which may lead to full-time employment upon her graduation in the fall.
Renato Talhadas (2012 class), was accepted to Teach for America, San Francisco, CA. http://www.teachforamerica.org/
Kelly Small (2012 class) and Lindsay Leban (2013 class), attended the Auburn University Women's Leadership Institute: Leadership in Action, Residential Intensive Training, May 14-17, 2012. http://www.cla.auburn.edu/wli/
Lindsay Leban (2013 class) accepted to the University of Alabama's National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU), summer 2012.
Casey Plastek: Once I graduated in Spring 2011 with my undergraduate degree in Sociology and minors in Gender Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies and Community Planning and Development, I pursued a leadership development position with my sorority, Zeta Tau Alpha. As a Traveling Leadership Consultant I visit ZTA chapters across the nation and aid in educational programming, communication and leadership development, financial budgeting and spearheading philanthropic initiatives.
Lindsay Leban, “‘It’s Not Who I Am’: Understanding the Identities, Boundaries, and Accounts of Women Methamphetamine Users.” Southern Criminal Justice Association Annual Meeting, Atlantic Beach, FL, 2012. (with Heith Copes, Kent R. Kerley, and Jessica Deitzer). Also presented at Southern Sociological Society annual meeting, Atlanta GA, April 24, 2013.
Sara Afflerback, “When Politics become Personal: Coping in Post Amendment 2 Florida.” Southern Sociological Society Annual Conference, session: Sexuality Issues of College Students. Atlanta, GA, April 2010.
Ketevan Tyson, “Bitten by the Theater Bug: Social Exchange Process in a Community Theater Group.” FGCU Research Day, April 2010.
Kathryn Foreman, “Is the Pawnshop Necessary?” Winner of College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Award for superior poster, with cash prize. FGCU Research Day, April 2010.
Sara Afflerback, Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS), National Liaison for SWS-South, 2010-2011.
Lindsay Leban: https://sites.google.com/site/lindsayleban/
Tamara Edwards: https://sites.google.com/site/tamaraprofessionalportfolio/home
Lesley Almanzar: https://sites.google.com/site/lesleyalmanzarportfolio/
Katie Milstead: https://sites.google.com/site/katherinemilsteadportfolio/
Dhana Jordan: https://sites.google.com/site/dhanajordan/
Christopher Guido: https://sites.google.com/site/christopherguidoportfolio/
Renato Talhadas: https://sites.google.com/site/renatomtalhadasportfolio/home
Nina Zambelli: https://sites.google.com/site/ninavzambelliportfolio/home
Courtney Wasko: https://sites.google.com/site/courtneywasko2/home
Christopher Hernandez: https://sites.google.com/site/chrishernandezportfolio/
Dustin Weeks: https://sites.google.com/site/dustinweeksportfolio/home
The Sociology program encourages its majors to submit well-written research papers to journals such as the Journal of Integrated Social Sciences (for which Dr. De Welde sits on the Editorial Board for). Sociology professors are happy to work with students who are interested. Just ask!