Sociology Commencement 2021

Dear Sociology Graduates, Family and Friends,

We held a live Sociology Virtual Graduation Celebration on May 17th.

For those of you who were not able to join us on the morning of the event, it’s now viewable on our Sociology Marching Order page which is here:

There are also slides of our graduates from Fall 2020, Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 on our Sociology Marching Order page linked above.

The program link for Virtual Graduation Event is here.


Here is a brief overview of our Virtual Graduation program:

Welcome and Opening Remarks by Chair Cybelle Fox

Undergraduate Address by Nina Capurso

PhD Hooding of two doctoral candidates, Joe LaBriola and Michelle Phillips

Presentation of Departmental Awards including Undergraduate Departmental Citation, Outstanding GSI Awards and Graduate Paper Prizes with Professor Laura Enriquez

Undergraduate Honors Program presentation with Professors Mary Kelsey & Laleh Behbehanian

Words of Encouragement and Congratulation from Sociology Faculty

Recognition of Graduates & Closing Remarks with Professor Jill Bakehorn


Congratulations Graduates and Go Bears!