Student Awards

Awards given to Sociology majors

The following awards are given annually to Sociology or Criminal Justice majors.

James Mapstone Prize for Outstanding Research Paper in Sociology/Criminal Justice

The James Mapstone Prize for Outstanding Research Paper in Sociology/Criminal Justice is given to the sociology or criminal justice major who writes the best paper in a Plattsburgh State SOC-prefix course during the academic year.

Recent winners:
  • Ingrid Almaguer, 2010
  • Nicole Norris, 2009
  • Tiffany Beaulieu, 2008
  • Andra Telemacque, 2007
  • No Award Given, 2006
  • Amanda Rock, 2005
  • Toni Mikulka, 2004
  • Adam DeFayette, 2003
  • Thomas Coleman, 2002

Brooks C. Anderson Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in Sociology

The Brooks C. Anderson Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in Sociology is given to the graduating senior with the highest GPA in the major.

Recent winners:
  • Dara Wilson, 2010
  • Leah Zimm, 2009
  • Melanie Brockway, 2008
  • Michael Cook, 2007
  • Ashley Durocher, 2006
  • Alison Guerin, 2005
  • Shannon Wood, 2004
  • Adam DeFayette, 2003
  • Marcie Wyand, 2002

Brooks C. Anderson Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in Criminal Justice

The Brooks C. Anderson Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in Criminal Justice is given to the graduating senior with the highest GPA in the major.

Recent winners:
  • Dexter Baker, 2010
  • Dara Wilson, 2010
  • Nicole LeBlanc, 2009
  • Rachel Johnson, 2009
  • Shane Franklin, 2008
  • Andra Telemacque, 2007
  • Kimberly Hazelton, 2006
  • Andrea Martin, 2005
  • Amanda Rock, 2005
  • Lena Panasyuk, 2004
  • Angelia Fader, 2003
  • Matthew Patire, 2002

Community Service/Activism Award

The Community Service/Activism Award is given to the sociology or criminal justice major who exhibits the greatest degree of community involvement and/or activism.

  • Brittany Flora, 2006
  • Alison Guerin, 2005

Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

If you would like to learn more about the sociology program at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:

Dr. Sandra Rezac, Chair
Office: Redcay Hall 247
Phone: (518) 564-4218
Email: rezacsj@plattsburgh.edu