University of Minnesota Sociological Association 

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10/1/2018 – POST Board Event with UMSA!


Congrats to the 2018-19 UMSA Executive Board!

President – Marianne Zarzar

Vice President – Tracey Warsett

Secretary – Nahrissa Rush

Ex-Officio – Emma Pederson

Executive Board Member – Shaina Barreau

Executive Board Member – Danielle Nitardy

Executive Board Member – Michael Huynh

Executive Board Member – Cali Wery

University of Minnesota Sociological Association (UMSA) is a place for sociology majors and minors to interact with fellow undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty in a supportive, collaborative, and intellectual environment.

Sociology’s student organization:

  • provides a voice for the needs of sociology majors and minors on campus
  • organizes programs of interest to sociology students
  • facilitates understanding and interactions among undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty
  • is committed to valuing a diversity of viewpoints and experiences

What kind of stuff does UMSA do?

Activities, Events, and Panels!

UMSA meets monthly and organizes events that offer useful academic and educational information to sociology undergraduates as well as opportunities for networking with sociology graduate students, staff, and faculty.

Our main events include informational panels for sociology undergraduates including a graduate school panel, a UROP panel, and a career panel. We also host faculty speaker lectures and social events including dinner and a movie nights, as well as socials that are open to the entire sociology department and the University’s graduate and undergraduate student body.