Your generosity makes it possible for us to deal with present needs and to plan for the future.
Most of us give money to the institutions where we got our degrees, especially if we feel a special bond with the department where we spent the most time, and where we expended the most intellectual energy. These contributions are meaningful because they resonate with our positive memories of learning, thinking, and becoming who we now are, intellectually. We hope you feel a special bond with the Sociology Department! We hope you remember eye-opening classes and professors who challenged you to think differently about a variety of topics!
If you choose to contribute to our departmental foundation, your money will enable us to do a variety of things, including: engage in outreach efforts to recruit new faculty and graduate students; hold departmental functions such as public lectures; and continue to publicize the work of our faculty and students. Your assistance will help us to do the work we need to do to improve as a department – further enhancing the value of your diploma from GSU. All contributors, regardless of the amount of the contribution, will be recognized as benefactors in SOCIOPATH.
Please use the mail-in form or the links on the right to make a donation. When you are asked to designate a fund in the online form, select "Sociology" in the designation box. Please see additional giving opportunities specific to the Department of Sociology below. For more information on giving to Georgia State, visit the Georgia State University Foundation main web site.
Georgia State University's Department of Sociology - We are committed to excellence in the advancement of knowledge about social forces, social behavior, and social change.
Jacqueline Boles Graduate Teaching Fellowship (02B90)*: Presented to outstanding graduate instructors in the Department of Sociology. This scholarship was created by the Department of Sociology to honor Jackie as she was a cherished faculty member for more than 30 years.
Margaret Andersen Scholarship (02E89)*: Awarded annually to an outstanding undergraduate or graduate Sociology student. This endowment was created by Dr. Margaret Andersen (B.A. Sociology, 1970) and her husband, Richard Rosenfeld.
Sociology Department fund (02278): This fund provides general operating support for the department.