The Angus Award

The Dr. Jack Angus award for an Outstanding Sociology Student is granted at the end of each academic year.  This award embodies the spirit of the revered emeritus professor for whom it is named.  Dr. Jack Angus is known for his commitment to the discipline, our department, the community and most especially, to his students.   

All graduating Sociology majors are eligible to be considered for the Angus Award.  The student who receives the award, in addition to earning a cumulative qpa of 3.0 or better and graduating within the academic year the awards are bestowed, will demonstrate: 

   a. Zeal for the discipline and its methods, goals, and advancement

   b. Outstanding service to and leadership in the major, department, college, university, and/or community

   c. Intellectual curiosity and critical and creative thinking abilities

   d. Commitment to collegiality, ethical behavior, and social justice within the discipline

 If you are a senior with a major in sociology and wish to be considered for the award please submit a vitae (resume) of your scholarly and service activities that addresses the above criteria to the department chair.  You will be informed by the department chair when the vitae is due.

Past Recipients of the Jack Angus Award: 

2009

2008
Shannon Keating

2007
Dominique A. Falls

2006
Tamika L. Butler

2005
Peter M. Shutte

1994
Dana Trudeau

2003
Debra Tighe Dolan

2002
William McCarty

2001
Catherine Stanley

2000
Christine M. Wilson

1999
Angela Threlkeld

1998
Laura Heinemann

1997
Ryan Rosauer

1996
Shelby Lunning
Rebecca Shulte

1995      
Emily C. Fitzsimmons