All Cortland students who are interested in sociology, criminology and/or anthropology are invited to join the Sociology/Anthropology Club or the Criminology Club, which provides involvement beyond the classroom in both fields. Members organize lectures, debates, films, field trips to various institutions, travel to professional conferences, and informal gatherings between students and faculty. Membership is open to non-majors as well as to students majoring in sociology, criminology, or anthropology. For more information, please contact Dr. Elizabeth Bittel by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for the Sociology/Anthropology Club or Dr. Mary Cannito-Coville by email at email@example.com for the Criminology Club.
The following awards were sent for 2022 Honors Convocation:
Clinton Rasmussen -- Anthropology Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement
Christopher Fernandez -- Archaeology Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement
Alyssa Todd -- Rozanne M. Brooks Sociology Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement
Jeremy Pekoff -- Criminology Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement
Students who major in sociology, are junior or senior status, earn an overall average of 3.2 or higher and a 3.0 or higher in at least 12 hours of sociology courses are eligible for election to the New York Nu Chapter of Alpha Kappa Delta, the national sociology honorary society. Normally, invitations to join are sent out in March, and those accepting membership are honored at a luncheon held in May prior to graduation ceremonies.
The purpose of the organization is to encourage and recognize academic excellence in the study and practice of sociology. In some instances, membership brings a small point average bonus on federal civil service tests. The Chapter Representative of the New York Nu Chapter of Alpha Kappa Delta on the Cortland campus is Dr. Anna Curtis. For more information about Alpha Kappa Delta, visit their website.
Congratulations to our 2022 inductees: Caterina Armetta-Bettenhauser, Julia Chesnowitz, Jenna Esposita, Lea Fleming, Kathryn Hofmann, Davi McCrea, Maryrose O'Connell, Katherine Orcutt, Karina Ramos and Hailey Soliz.
Students who major in criminology, have completed at least 42 credit hours, earn an overall average of 3.2 or higher and a 3.2 or higher in at least 12 hours of criminology courses, as well as a cumulative grade point average which falls in the upper 35 percent of their class, are eligible for election into Iota Chi Chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma, the national criminal justice honor society. Normally, invitations to join are sent out in March, and those accepting membership are honored at a luncheon held in May prior to graduation ceremonies.
The purpose of the organization is to encourage and recognize academic excellence in the study and practice of criminology. The Chapter Representative of the Iota Chi Chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma on the Cortland campus is Dr. Mary Cannito-Coville. For more information about Alpha Phi Sigma, visit their website.
Congratulations to our 2022 inductees: Caterina Armetta-Bettenhauser, Robert Brehm, Julia Chesnowitz, Francesca Crimi, Matthew Dente, Marissa Durso, Nicholas Gerard, Kathryn Hofmann, Samuel Norman, Bailey Peck, Caleigh Pfalzer, Shara Ramsay, Kevin Roces, Ciera Smith and Hailey Soliz.
2022 Recipient of the Delmar C. Palm Award for Exemplary Volunteer Service: Caterina Armetta-Bettenhauser
This award is given to a student majoring in Sociology, Anthropology, Archaeology or Criminology who, like Professor Palm, has made exemplary contributions to the well being of the community. In selecting the recipient of this award, first priority is given to volunteer work in Cortland County, especially for off-campus agencies and groups.