Student News

Fall AKD Initiates honored at Banquet

On November 7, 2016, the Sociology Department held a banquet for AKD members and new inductees at the Four-Points Sheraton in Bangor. Honored were Meaghan Delcourt, Julianna Ferguson, Kathryn Gottleib, Hannah Ladd, and Samantha Saucier. For more information on AKD and photos of the banquet, visit our AKD web page.

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Sarah Mullis ’16 Op Ed in Bangor Daily News!

Recent graduate, Sarah Mullis ’16, has written an Op Ed for the Bangor Daily News. She worked with Chair Amy Blackstone to write this article which draws from her honors thesis research on community gardens and food security for the elderly. She also presented this research as a poster for the Center for Undergraduate Research Student Research Symposium […]

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2016 Department Awards

The Service Excellence Award was given to Kendall Croteau (shown left with Chair Amy Blackstone) for her service as president of the Sociology Club. Kendall was a driving force for the club. Thank you, Kendall, for your untiring service!! Emma Richford (right with Chair Blackstone) and Harold “Trey” Stewart (not shown) received the Department Outstanding […]

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2016 Kornetsky Prize

The 2016 Marcia Smargon Kornetsky Sociology Prize has been awarded to Harold “Trey” Stewart. Trey is from Aroostook County in Maine and has been at UMaine for the past 4 years. His exceptional academic and public service record gave the department no doubt that he earned this highest honor the sociology department can give. Harold […]

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