Club Patron: Dr. Taji Shivachi

 

About the Club

Although the club was started by students of Sociology, students of other disciplines are also encouraged to be members. In addition, the membership includes alumni of Rongo University.

Purpose

The purpose of the club is to enrich the Sociology experience for students of Rongo University, and prepare them for life as engaged citizens of the world.

Specifically, the club seeks to:

  1. Enhance the capacity of students to critically analyze sociological concepts and theories;
  2. Expose students to opportunities of and information about graduate study and career development;
  3. Enable students to network with professionals and practitioners in Sociology and related fields;
  4. Engage in community outreach activities;
  5. Enrich the social lives of students of Sociology.

Activities

Enhancing the capacity of students to critically analyze sociological concepts and theories through:

  • Public lectures by renowned scholars;
  • Discussion forums and study panels involving faculty and students in different years of study;
  • Presentations by graduate students;
  • Debating forums;
  • Academic roundtables and seminars;
  • Participation in conferences.

Exposing students to opportunities of, and information about graduate study and career development through:

  • Resume writing workshops;
  • Education and Career days;
  • Motivational talks;

Enabling students to network with professionals and practitioners in Sociology and related fields through:

  • Public lectures by professionals;
  • Field visits to ongoing community projects
  • Participation in public events, public forums, scientific fairs, among others.

Engaging in community outreach activities through:

  • Visits to children’s homes;
  • Medical camps;
  • Clean-ups

Enriching the social lives of students of Sociology through:

  • Social events that enable students and faculty to meet, interact and share experiences and challenges outside the lecture-room setting
  • Psychosocial support for students

Upcoming Events

Public Lecture: 20th November 2018

Medical Camp: Late March 2019 Medical Camp targeting Orphaned and Vulnerable Children (OVCs).