Stephen C. Clement was Head of the Department of Social Sciences according to the 1924-25 catalog of the Buffalo Normal School. He received the A. B. degree from the University of Maine, and was listed as having done graduate work at Yale and Columbia Universities. By the 1927-28 catalog, he was listed as having acquired an A. M. from New York University. He taught introduction to educational sociology and communication as a factor in education, according to the 1932 catalog. Clement was listed as Professor of Education and Sociology in the 1932 catalog, Professor of Education in 1933-34, and Professor of Sociology from 1935-1937. He was also Director of Extension Education from 1935-37.
George B. Neumann is first listed in the 1927-28 catalog. He received the A. B. from Wesleyan University and the A. M. and Ph.D. from Teachers College of Columbia University. He was Head of the Department of Social Sciences and Professor of Sociology in 1931-32. Neumann taught general sociology in 1932. He was also Director of Men's Activities and Assemblies from 1935-37.
By 1939, neither man was listed in the College's catalog. Both were replaced as administrators by that year.
About that time, they established our oldest scholarship award. The earliest record of this scholarship being awarded was 1971. This scholarship has the distinction of being funded entirely from the interest it generates. It is given to the Sociology Student with the highest GPA who also demonstrates high overall intellectual achievement and a thorough understanding of Sociology.
2019-2020: Elise Shaw
2018-2019: Ryan Callen
2017-2018: Timothy Jackson
2016-2017: Andreana Basehart
2015-2017: Chanel Prince
2014-2015: Cassandra Ball
2013-2014: Diamond Briggs
2012-2013: Kara DeFranco
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