March 12, 2015 - The Sociology and Family Studies Department and the Political Science Department hosted a talk by Mayor Jerry Gist. Mayor Gist spoke about his experience as a public servant and his bid for re-election. On Tuesday March 17 Union University host a talk by opposing candidate Lowe Finney.
February 12, 2015 - The Department of Sociology and Family Studies hosted its annual Spreading the Love Valentine's Day in event in the Bowld Gym. Participating students enjoyed refreshments, games, movies, and speed dating.
December 14, 2014 - The Department of Sociology and Family Studies volunteered at West Tennessee Hearing and Speech Center's Cocoa With Santa event. Dr. Heckler, Dr. Davignon, Dr. Davignon's wife Melissa, and several students were present.
December 13, 2014 - Casey Mack received his bachelor of arts degree from Union University at December graduation. Dr. Davignon represented the Department of Sociology and Family Studies at the graduation ceremony.
December 2, 2014 - Students from the Department of Sociology and Family Studies met at Dr. Nina Heckler's house for breakfast the week before finals. During breakfast students from Introduction to Studying Families and Strengthening Marriage and Families courses discussed papers they wrote for class.