Jennifer Tobin-Gurley, Sociology, 2014 Beth Hess Memorial Scholarship award winner!Image of

Jennifer Tobin-Gurley, Sociology, 2014 Beth Hess Memorial Scholarship award winner!

Congratulations to Jennifer Tobin-Gurley. She was selected as the 2014 Beth Hess Memorial Scholarship award winner.  The committee noted that Jen exudes “the qualities that Beth embodied, including: excellent scholarship and overall academic potential, especially in the areas of gender and social inequality; and a commitment to teaching, mentoring and social activism, especially in a community college setting.”

 

This award comes with a stipend of $15,000 from SWS (Sociologists for Women in Society), and travel support of $300 from SSSP (Society for the Study of Social Problems), to be used to support the pursuit of graduate studies, as well as one-year student memberships in SWS and SSSP. Additionally, Jen will receive complimentary registration and banquet/reception tickets for the summer meetings of SWS, SSSP and ASA (American Sociological Association) in San Francisco.

 

Tremendous congratulations to Jennifer for this wonderful honor!