October 2006:

Sara Neuenschwander (Applied Sociology MA, admitted fall 2006) received the graduate RAMP fellowship.

Melissa Castora (Applied Sociology MA, graduated spring 2006) published an article in Care Management Journals: The Journal of Long Term Home Health Care titled “Americans’ Attitudes toward Welfare State Spending for Old Age Programs: An Analysis of Period and Cohort Differences” with T. Deitz.

Erin Nabors (Sociology PhD, admitted fall 2006)recently authored an article in Violence and Victims  due in press in December titled “Domestic Violence Beliefs and Perceptions amond College Students” with T. Dietz and J. Jasinski. 

Monica Mendez (Sociology PhD, admitted fall 2005)received the Delores Auzenne Fellowship and recently co-authored an article in the Journal of Social Work Education titled “Social worker perceptions of the portrayal of the profession in the news and entertainment media: An exploratory study” with C. Zugazaga, R. Surette, M. Mendez, and C. Otto (COHPA faculty).

Delores Edelen (Sociology PhD, admitted fall 2005) received the prestigious American Sociological Association (ASA) Minority Fellowship. The ASA is the largest professional association for Sociology.

September 2006:

Doctoral student Monica Mendez has published an article in the Journal of Social Work Education.

March 2006:

Meggan Jordan (Applied Sociology MA, admitted spring 2005) was a co-winner for Best Poster Presentation in the Social Sciences category of UCF’s 2006 Graduate Research Forum for her presentation titled “It’s a Major Choice! Gender Representation in College Majors at the University of Central Florida”.

September 2005:

Delores Edelen (Sociology Ph.D., admitted fall 2005) was recently awarded the 2005 Student Practitioner Award from the American Sociological Association Section on Sociological Practice. She was presented with this award at the annual meetings of the ASA which were held in August in Philadelphia.

March 2005:

Christine Bevc (Applied Sociology MA in spring 2004) was selected by the College of Arts and Sciences to receive an Honorable Mention for Outstanding Master’s Thesis.