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Sociology Society

As a voluntary organization led by students, the Sociology Society forms a platform for community engagement and professional enhancement for its members. While developing connections between students, the club provides meaningful links to faculty and offers opportunities for community involvement. Its overall mission is to develop a cohort of informed and socially conscious citizens rooted in professionalism.

Mission:

As a voluntary organization led by students, the Sociology Society forms a platform for community engagement and professional enhancement for its members. While developing connections between students, the club provides meaningful links to faculty and offers opportunities for community involvement. Its overall mission is to develop a cohort of informed and socially conscious citizens rooted in professionalism.

Goals:

Sociology Society serves as a forum for socially conscious individuals to be engaging and active members of the TAMU-T community. The club operates under a set of by-laws approved by the membership. It seeks to provide a safe environment for everyone to be able to express views on social issues, experience new things, promote change, and have fun.

Membership:

Full membership is open to anyone in the TAMU-T community. Others are welcome as associate members. Prospects need to fill out an application form and return it to an officer in the club or the faculty advisor. There may be nominal annual membership fee assessed at the discretion of the organization. The club meets on a regular basis at a time and location determined by the members. Fees, meeting details and by-laws are set by the membership on a yearly basis.

Activities:

The club will host guest speakers, organize educational trips, engage in community service, conduct fundraiser, and give recognition to club members for service, among other things.

  • Participation in TAMUT’s Eagle Open House
  • Participant in TAMUT’s annual Trunk or Treat celebration
  • Participant in TAMUT’s annual Holiday celebration at TAMUT
  • Host of PLACE Events
    • “Cultural Appreciation or Cultural Appropriation? A Conversation about Halloween Costumes
    • Civil Rights Activist Opal Lee and her Walk to Washington, D.C., fundraisers, such as hat sales to benefit Alzheimer’s Awareness
  • Donated to Randy Sam’s Homeless Shelter
  • Held fundraiser of hat sales to benefit Alzheimer’s awareness in the local community
  • Hosted employee of the local domestic violence shelter and made and distributed purple ribbons to raise awareness of domestic violence in the local community

Faculty Advisor 

Dr. Kimberly Murray, kmurray@tamut.edu, 903-223-3014, UC 200

Dr. Godpower Okereke, godpower.okereke@tamut.edu(903) 223-3163, UC 203

  • 7101 University Ave
  • Texarkana, TX 75503
  • p: 903.223.3000
  • f: 903.223.3104
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