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Saint Leo University-Marietta Presenting Sociology for Life April 14

April 11, 2016

Dr  David L  BrunsmaIn the spirit of Saint Leo University’s celebration of Academic Excellence Day, Alpha Kappa Delta and the School of Arts and Sciences will present a sociology research symposium featuring guest speaker Dr. David L. Brunsma on “Sociology for Life,” 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 14.

The symposium will be held at Saint Leo’s Marietta Education Center, 1395 South Marietta Parkway, Building 300, Suite 104, Marietta, GA  30067, near Atlanta. The seminar will be shown  by livestream via Video Teaching and Teleconferencing (VTT) to other education centers. It will begin at 5 p.m. with student research presentations and prizes for outstanding oral presentation and outstanding poster presentation, followed by speaker Brunsma at 6 p.m.

Brunsma is a professor of sociology at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and has written extensively about the “school uniform movement.” He teaches about human rights, race, and racism.

Funding for this symposium was made possible in part by a Sociological Research Grant from Alpha Kappa Delta International Honor Society. The views expressed in written symposium materials and by speakers and presenters do not necessarily reflect the official opinions of Alpha Kappa Delta; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by Alpha Kappa Delta.

There is no cost for this event.

If you are unable to attend this event in person and would like to participate via livestream, please use the following link:

For more information, contact Jennifer Orendorf at (352) 588-8401 or

About Saint Leo University

Saint Leo University is a regionally accredited, liberal-arts-based institution known for an inclusive Catholic heritage, enduring values, and a capacity for innovation. The school was chartered in 1889 by Catholic Benedictine monks in rural Pasco County, FL, making Saint Leo the first Catholic college in the state. Saint Leo provides access to education to people of all faiths, emphasizing the Benedictine philosophy of balanced growth of mind, body, and spirit. 

The university welcomes learners from all generations and backgrounds, from civilian occupations and the armed forces, and from across the country and more than 60 nations around the world. Saint Leo’s nearly 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students may elect to study at the beautiful University Campus in Florida, at more than 40 teaching locations in seven states, or online from any location. The university’s degree programs range from the associate to the doctorate. Through these rich offerings, Saint Leo develops principled leaders for a challenging world.

Saint Leo University boasts nearly 80,000 alumni in all 50 states, Washington, DC, five U.S. territories, and 72 countries.



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