>EVENT: Addiction Studies

Explore the new, interdisciplinary Addiction Studies minor (that includes contributions from our department) with a lecture series on Substance Misuse, the War on Drugs, and Recovery.

>EVENT: COLA Career Workshop for Spring 2017

The College of Liberal Arts (COLA) will be hosting a Career Workshop for all COLA majors on April 6, 2017 from 12 to 2 m in the Shawkey Room of the Memorial Student Center.  This event is designed to assist our majors in the art of linking the knowledge and skills they are obtaining in their degrees programs to the those that employers have shown that they want and need, which are consistently those that COLA majors will have. COLA Career Workshop_S2017

>EVENT: Stigma Fair

The Stigma Fair is an experiential program hosted by the Stigma Honors Senior Seminar Class. It will allow participants to interactively explore the human experience of stigma as it impacts those affected by chronic disorders, such as cancer, invisible illnesses, and MS (among others).  The event is free and open to all.

Monday, April 27th from 4:30-6:30p in MSC BE5

>EVENT: Unveiling Party for The SOCiety’s Little Free Library

Unveiling Party for The SOCiety’s Little Free Library

The SOCiety, aka the sociology club, will be unveiling their Little Free Library on Thursday, April 6th.  Join them for the opportunity to exchange books, find new literature to read, as well as see Marshall University’s first outdoor library structure.  Refreshments will also be available for purchase.

1:00pm – 2:00pm on Buskirk Field

>EVENT: Guest Speaker Series: Junious Brickhouse

Event Flyer: Junious Brickhouse (PDF)

Thursday, March 2, 6-7:30 pm. MSC BE5

JUNIOUS “HOUSE” BRICKHOUSE IS AN INTERNATIONALLY ESTABLISHED EDUCATOR, CHOREOGRAPHER AND CULTURAL PRESERVATIONIST with over 30 years of experience in Urban Dance Culture. As the Founding Executive Director of Urban Artistry Inc., Junious has inspired and created a movement of artists dedicated to the authentic preservation of urban
dance culture, specifically within communities of practice. From ring shouts and acoustic county blues to hip hop, understanding the nature and meaning of these art forms and their influences, is what motivates this artist.

Robin Riner conleyr@marshall.edu

>EVENT: SOCiety Naloxone Training


The SOCiety, Marshall’s Student Sociology Association, is hosting a Naloxone Training (an opioid overdose reversal treatment) by the Cabell-Huntington Harm Reduction Program. The event, held on Monday, March 13th at 7:00pm in BE5, is free and open to students, faculty, staff, and the general public. Participants will learn about opioid overdose signs and symptoms as well as response techniques, including the administration of naloxone. One free dose pack of the reversal drug will be made available to each participant completing the training. Pre-registration (by email to herman17@live.marshall.edu) is required. Please direct any questions to Dr. Maggie Stone, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, stonem@marshall.edu.

INFO > Scholarships for Students

Are you looking to distinguish yourself and achieve something with lasting impact for your academic and professional career?  Try for a competitive, national scholarship. Check out the information available at the MU Office of National Scholarships which maintains lists of many of the prestigious national scholarships that are out there.  If you feel interested, contact their office for help deciding whether to and how to apply.  Of course, you should also speak with your academic advisor in the Department of Sociology & Anthropology. Specific application dates change from year to year, so check with their office, website calendar, or the scholarship’s website for deadlines.