Are you interested in sociology?
Do you want to meet interesting professors?
Do you want to discuss current social issues and get involved with events?
Check out SES!
Student Empowerment in Sociology (SES) is the premier sociology club at the Storrs campus. It provides an opportunity to dip your toe into sociology, the department, and even an opportunity to build meaningful relationships with your peers and faculty. Started by sociology students, for sociology students, SES is a club open to all. Though there are many leadership opportunities, students are encouraged to participate as often or as little as they desire. SES is really designed to enhance students’ sociology careers through meaningful events and discussions. SES is open to students of all majors.
SES has a few projects currently in the works:
- Textbook library
- Coffee hours with Soci Professors
- Annual Sociology Fair
- Open office in the Sociology building (Manchester Hall) for studying
2018-2019 SES E-board: (from left to right) Ireland Gilmore (Treasurer, Sociology and Africana Studies double major), Kara Golembeski (President, Sociology and WGSS double major), Jenna Hansen (Secretary, Sociology and WGSS double major), Cheyenne Holliday (Vice-President, Political Science major and Sociology minor)
“I became a Sociology major late Spring semester sophomore year, so I was new to the department in the Fall and didn’t know anyone of the same major. Luckily, I was recommended to SES by my first Sociology class professor and the club immediately helped me get involved. Throughout the year I’ve been a member, I’ve helped plan and attend events, get to know more Sociology professors, and best of all, meet peers within the same major. SES is a lot of fun, and a safe space where you can talk about things like your Sociology classes, research opportunities, or something in the news you want to rant about (from a sociological perspective, of course). I recommend SES to Sociology majors of all class standings!” – Claudia Cruz current Vice-President 2019-2020
Contact SES to ask about this semester’s meeting time, events, leadership opportunities, or anything else!