Alpha Kappa Delta

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice is proud to be a part of the United Chapters of Alpha Kappa Delta International Sociology Honor Society. The department encourages all junior-year sociology majors to apply for membership in the Georgian Court chapter of the honor society, Sigma of New Jersey AKD Region II. To qualify for membership, a student must be a junior or senior sociology major with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must have completed at least five sociology courses and be an active member of the Sociology Club.

The Sociology Club

The Sociology Club is a student activity group committed to increasing student awareness of the practice of sociology. The group helps students recognize the ways sociology enter s into the everyday affairs of communities and the connections between ideas discussed in the classroom and society at large. The Sociology Club explores community affairs, organizes fundraisers, stages awareness seminars, and hosts panel discussions on topics of interest to the university and the community. All sociology majors are required to be members of the Sociology Club and are expected to be present at the first meeting.

The Sister Edwarda Barry Award

Every year at Convocation, the Sister Edwarda Barry Award is given to a senior sociology major who has maintained a minimum grade point average of 3.6 in sociology and has been chosen by the Department of Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice as the student who best represents the ideals of scholarship and service to the community.

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