The first annual Northeast Ohio Undergraduate Sociology Symposium (NEO-USS) will showcase the scholarly work of undergraduates from across the region that have interests in sociology, criminology/criminal justice, gender studies, LGBTQ studies, and black studies/Pan-African studies. The conference will provide students with an opportunity to present their work in a friendly and supportive forum and to network with faculty and students from over twenty-five colleges and universities.
The NEO-USS will take place at Kent State University in Kent, OH giving students across the region a place to showcase their work. One objective of this symposium is to provide a forum for area undergraduate students to present their work at a conference geared specifically for undergraduate students emphasizing excellence in undergraduate scholarship.
Specific goals of the symposium include:
- Promote professionalism within the discipline,
- Encourage close collaborations between students and faculty
- Provide networking opportunities for students with other undergraduate students, graduate students and faculty from the region.
We aim to provide students from two-year institutions, community colleges and area high schools an opportunity to talk with and work with sociology majors from four-year institutions. This symposium will also create an environment where undergraduate students gain access to graduate students and faculty from diverse institutions.
Members of the NEO-USS steering committee come from many institutions in Northeast Ohio including; Lakeland Community College, Hiram College, Kent State University, Ohio Northern University, Cuyahoga Community College, Lorain Community College and Youngstown State University.
Thank you for your support.
If you attended the NEOUSS on March 1, please take a moment to complete a short survey. Participants will be entered to win a $50 Amazon gift card!
Final Program Now Available!