Each year two outstanding sociology students are awarded either the Jane Addams Community Engagement Award or the Max Weber Excellence in Sociology Award. The recipient of the Jane Addams Community Engagement Award must be a sociology major with a respectable GPA, who active in the community (campus or at large) and/or working towards social change. The recipient of the Max Weber Excellence in Sociology Award will be a sociology graduating senior with the highest GPA. The following students were past award recipients:
Jane Addams Award 2016 - Jaxsen Ball
Max Weber Award 2016 -Melissa Ertel
Jane Addams Award 2017 – Eric Uhl
Max Weber Award 2017 – Renee Wronecki
In addition, every other year a sociology student is awarded The Jesse Bernard Award, which is an endowed scholarship provided to an exceptional sociology student who has a minimum GPA of 3.0 and lives on-campus. The following student(s) were recipients of the Jesse Bernard Award:
Jesse Basler - 2017
Cody Copeland is awarded First Place in his Poster Group at the Social Science Student Symposium (November 10, 2018) by Assistant Dean of the School of Sciences, Dr. Billi Patzius.