Post Tagged with: "Steve Scanlan"

Wealth & Poverty | Scanlan, Interns Participate in Shepherd Poverty Symposium

Ohio University interns Chloe Wooster, Kees Vande Stadt, and Angela Green with Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty Founder and Executive Director Dr. Harlan Beckley

Dr. Steve Scanlan, Associate Professor of Sociology at Ohio University, participated in the 2017 Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty Closing Conference and Symposium in July. Scanlan oversees Ohio University’s participation as a member of the consortium in collaboration with Dr. Rachel Terman (SHECP OHIO intern coordinator) and Dr. Matthew […]

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August 8, 2017 at 3:26 pmNews

Sociology Alum Combines Skincare, Sustainable Economic Development in Appalachia

Kelsi Boyd

Kelsi Boyd graduated in 2015 with an M.A. in Sociology from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. She blended a passion for sustainable economic development with an entrepreneurial spirit and established Silver Market Co., which creates all natural and sustainable skincare using environmentally sound practices. Silver Market […]

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April 4, 2017 at 9:49 amAlumni

Students Explore Food, Hunger, and Inequality in Ireland

OHIO students in front of the Jeanie Johnston Famine Ship in Dublin, Ireland

By Matt McCullough ’17 Eighteen Ohio University students spent their spring break in the Republic of Ireland as part of the Ireland: Food, Hunger, and Inequality study abroad program, now in its second year. Ireland as an Educational Opportunity The Ireland program is offered through the Sociology & Anthropology Department. […]

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March 31, 2017 at 1:53 pmIn Class

Scanlan Presents on Food Security and Sustainable Societies at Annual Meeting

Dr. Stephen Scanlan

Dr. Stephen Scanlan, Associate Professor of Sociology, presented “Food Security and Achieving Sustainable Societies through Female Empowerment” at the 2017 annual meeting of the North Central Sociological Association in Indianapolis in March. Scanlan teaches classes that include Environmental Sociology, Poverty, Social Movements, and a capstone in Environmental Justice and Inequality. […]

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March 17, 2017 at 2:00 pmResearch

Wealth and Poverty | 3 Get Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty Internships

Chloe Wooster

Ohio University, the newest member of the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty, awarded the first consortium summer internships to OHIO students. Angela Green (Social Work), Kees VandeStadt (Geography), and Chloe Wooster (Social Work) will join the SHECP internship program this summer. Green says she is very much looking forward to […]

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February 28, 2017 at 5:55 pmNews

Sociology Independent Study Course Offers Individualized Learning

Sociology Independent Study Course Offers Individualized Learning

By Matt McCullough ’17 Looking for opportunities to take a unique, in-depth learning experience? One of the courses offered to many majors including Sociology and Anthropology is an “independent study” course. What is Independent Study? According to the OHIO website, it is: “independent directed readings designed to expand student’s understanding […]

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November 8, 2016 at 4:27 pmAnnouncements

Wealth & Poverty | Information Sessions for Summer Internships, Nov. 3

Ohio University students, especially those involved with the Wealth & Poverty Theme, are encouraged to apply for summer internships through the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty. Two information sessions are planned: Monday, Oct. 24,  from 5-6 p.m. Baker Center 231 Thursday, Nov. 3, from 6-7 p.m. Baker Center 239 Ohio […]

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November 1, 2016 at 3:45 pmEvents