College of Arts and Sciences

Sociology Showcase

Service Learning Collaboration with Blackford County Concerned Citizens

Students have been recording Blackford County Citizen’s environmental concerns and making GIS maps using information from the Blackford County Historical Society since Spring 2015. Topics covered include environmental racism, pollution and health, social movements strategies, risk society and social media. The collaborative project has involved several courses including Environmental Sociology, Collective Behavior and Social Movements and Risk Society. Click on the following links to see videos created by IPFW students with the assistance of Studio M:

Private Water Test Results

Blackford County Concerned Citizens Tests Private Water Wells

Service Learning Collaboration with Blackford County Concerned Citizens