Alumni News

A Week of Gratitude, day 2

On day 2 of A Week of Gratitude, Ann Toma says, “I am grateful for the connections and relationships that I have formed within the Sociology department and with other Soc majors! Thank…

A Week of Gratitude (from fall 2017 graduates), day 1

On day 1 of A Week of Gratitude, Roxana Luna writes, “I want to thank Professor Lorena Garcia, Professor Kevin James, Alison Moss, and Herrica Telus for a wonderful semester! I am so…

Senior Capstone Celebration - Fall 2017

Students in our senior capstone course (SOC 490) celebrated their hard work and accomplishments with our community partners this semester! Our newly revamped senior capstone course connects sociology seniors with community partners to…

30 in 30 Alumnus Spotlight: Dr. Mildred Schwartz

Dr. Mildred Schwartz, Professor Emerita at UIC Sociology, talked with recent graduate Stephanie Munoz about the joys and struggles of her illustrious career, her path to a PhD, retirement, and more! Dr. Mildred…

30 in 30 Alumnus Spotlight: Dr. Kevin Lamarr James

Dr. Kevin Lamarr James earned his MA and PhD in sociology at UIC, and he currently serves as Director of Service Learning in the department! Dr. James talked with recent graduate, Jamie Yager,…

30 in 30 Alumna Spotlight: Alison Moss

Alison Moss completed her MA in sociology at UIC and is currently working on her dissertation. In this 30 in 30 interview, Alison reflects on the experiences that led her to sociology at…

30 in 30 Alumnus Spotlight: William "Buddy" Scarborough

William “Buddy” Scarborough completed his MA in sociology at UIC and is currently writing his dissertation. In this 30 in 30 interview, Buddy shares about his love for sociology, the significance of a…

Alumni visit our senior capstone course

UIC Sociology’s senior capstone course (SOC 490) welcomed three alumni on Wednesday, November 15 for a panel discussion and Q&A. The panelists shared about their path to sociology, what they are doing now,…

30 in 30 Alumnus Spotlight: Dr. Jerry Hendricks

Dr. Jerry Hendricks earned his Master’s (’10) and PhD (’16) in sociology at UIC and now works as a Senior Research Analyst at the Resource Systems Group (RSG) in Chicago. Dr. Hendricks talked…

30 in 30 Alumna Spotlight: Elyse Bielser

Elyse Bielser earned her bachelor’s in sociology at UIC (2014) and currently works as a child abuse and neglect investigator in Kansas. In this 30 in 30 interview, Elyse talked with Jacqueline Elizondo…