November 4, 2014 - Students from the Department of Sociology and Family Studies, as well as others, participated in Campus and Community: A Day of Remembrance and Service by volunteering at the Boys and Girls Club of Jackson.
November 10, 2014 - Captain Tyreece Miller from the Jackson Police Department spoke to students from the Department of Sociology and Family Studies about crime in Jackson.
October 28, 2014 - Students from the Department of Sociology and Family Studies visited Maplewood Nursing Home in Jackson, Tennessee. During their visit the students toured the facility, visited with residents, and participated in a "chair dance," which the residents use for exercise.
September 22, 2014 - Harrell Carter, the president of the local chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), spoke to Union University sociology students.
August 24, 2014 - Dr. Nina Heckler welcomed the students of Sociology and Family Studies back to campus by hosting them for brunch and games after church. Also in attendance were new assistant professor Dr. Phil Davignon and adjunct instructor Ginny Hatch.