On February 11, 2012, the following Ithaca College students were inducted into Alpha Kappa Delta International Sociology Honor Society:
Laura St. John
Yilmaz Suleyman Yoruk
Yilmaz Suleyman Yoruk (Class of 2013) has been selected to participate in the Trauma Research Program, funded by the National Science Foundation Research Experiences For Undergraduates Program at Syracuse University and SUNY Oswego. In the Summer of 2012 Suleyman will attend an intensive four-week summer paid internship on site at the SUNY Oswego campus, and engage in coursework,...
Stephen Sweet's (Associate Professor of Sociology), and co-author Phyllis Moen's (McKnight Professor of Sociology at the University of Minnesota) article "Dual Earners Preparing for Job Loss: Agency, Linked Lives, and Resilience" has been accepted for publication in the journal Work and Occupations.
Alicia Swords, assistant professor of Sociology, has been selected as one of seven finalists for the New England Resource Center for Higher Education's (NERCHE) 2011 Ernest A. Lynton Award for the Scholarship of Engagement for Early Career Faculty. Dr. Swords was recognized for her effort to co-create the service learning for social justice program with the Tompkins County Workers’ Center, her work to offer students opportunities to connect with and learn from a national network of poor people’s organizations dedicated to building a broad-based movement to end poverty, as well as her leadership to develop immersive curricular experiences with a Dominican Republic grassroots social justice organization. As the review committee chair wrote in his letter to Dr. Swords notifying her of her finalist status: “We would like to thank you for your commitment to connecting your teaching, research/creative activity, and service to community engagement in the context of social justice and for pushing the boundaries of faculty work in fundamentally new directions.”
Alicia Swords (Sociology) will speak about the book she co-authored with Ron Mize (Latino Studies, Cornell University) called Consuming Mexican Labor: From the Bracero Program to NAFTA at Mann Library at Cornell University on Wednesday April 20 at 4pm in Room 160.