The Eastern Sociology Society Meetings on March 22

Twelve Saint Peter’s University students presented at the Eastern Sociology Society Meetings on March 22. The panel reflected outcomes from the Title V – Oscar Romero Project activities. The theme for their panel was The Sociological Imagination and Social Justice with Dr. Joseph McLaughlin serving as the discussant. Their papers were Researching of Latin@ Educations – presented by Catalina Adorno, Elsy Castillo, Fiorella Cacho and Gabrielle Sepulveda and with Dr. Jennifer Ayala as their advisor · Campaigning for Student Debt Relief at Saint Peter’s University – presented by Renee Brzyski, Tasheeda Chavis, Julie Obregon and Kaneisha Smith with Dr. Donal Malone as their advisor · Social Embeddedness and (Very) Small Business Decision- Making – presented by Alberto Groves and Julio Herrera with Dr’s. Mary Kate Meatus and Dr. Alex Trillo as their advisors · Social Media: Vehicle(s) for Social Change: Maybe Too Fast for Sustainability – presented by Veleska Cruz and Kayla Hanley with Dr. David S. Surrey as their advisors The students are majors and minors in Africana Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Biology, Business and Trade, Chemistry, Criminal Justice, Education, History, Latino/Latina Management and Marketing, Nursing, Political Science, Psychology, Social Justice, Sociology and Urban Studies. The ethnic background of the students reflect the diversity at Saint Peter’s including Italian/Cuban, Polish, Irish/Italian, Cuban/Hondourian, Salvadorean, Peruvian, Polish/Italian, Puerto Rican, Mexican, African American, Panamanian and Jamaican.