Government & Sociology, Department of

Announcement    Friday, June 24, 2022
The Inside Out class is back this Fall. Inside Out is a semester long course held at Riverbend Correctional facility on Tuesday evenings.  This class brings together campus-based students with incarcerated students for engaged and informed dialogue allowing transformative learning experiences addressing crime, justice and other issues of social concern. The course counts as an upper level elective (4950), and all majors are welcome. If you are interested in social justice, mass incarceration...
Announcement    Thursday, April 28, 2022
During Sociology of Music, our class participated in writing song lyrics for a song that discussed the gender problems in the music industry. Throughout this class, we learned about the gender, race, and class inequality that goes on in the music industry. Our final was to create a song that discussed some of these social problems. We hope you like this song, scan the QR code for a listen! Enjoy! Here is a link to the website where you can find Time for a Change, stay tuned for when...
Announcement    Thursday, April 14, 2022
Interested in changing the world through nonprofits organizations? Please join us for a Nonprofit Reception on Atkinson Porch hosted by the Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) Program. This event will take place on Tuesday, April 19th from 2:30 - 4:00 pm, immediately following the Nonprofit Panel. The reception is open to all GC Community!  Enjoy refreshments and learn about the national credential that exposes GC students to numerous local nonprofits, community-based engaged learning...
Event    Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Interested in changing the world through nonprofits organizations? Please join us for a Nonprofit Reception on Atkinson Porch hosted by the Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) Program. This event will take place on Tuesday, April 19th from 2:30 - 4:00 pm, immediately following the Nonprofit Panel. The reception is open to all GC Community!  Enjoy refreshments and learn about the national credential that exposes GC students to numerous local nonprofits, community-based engaged learning...
Announcement    Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Please donate unused conference bags for use by the OAA (Offender Alumni Association) as part of their reentry initiative. They use them to create reentry bags (with first week of reentry supplies) for individuals newly released from correctional institutions. Drop box for bags is outside A&S 213.
Event    Friday, April 22, 2022
Hosted by the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office, this event will include recruiting staff from agencies such as local county and city departments, DEA, ATFE, Secret Service, and more. Use the provided QR code to get started.
Event    Thursday, April 21, 2022
Hosted by Dr. Liles in conjunction with the Offender Alumni Association and Dr. Stacy Moak from the University of Alabama-Birmingham. The simulation was developed by the Department of Justice to simulate struggles and challenges faced by individuals who are transitioning from incarceration back into society. Afterwards, there will be time to discuss complexities of the process
Event    Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Join Professor Lamparello as he explains the in’s and out’s of preparing for your first year of law school, as well as advice on the application process.