Annual Meeting 2012

  • The 75th Annual Meeting Program

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    The 75th Annual Meeting Program is now available! To view, click here.

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  • A Visit to Prairie Crossing

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    Building Sustainable Community – A Visit to Prairie Crossing Thursday, July 26 Sponsored by the Natural Resources Interest Group and the Applied and Extension Interest Group Enjoy a day at Prairie Crossing, a conservation community in Grayslake, Illinois, just northwest of Chicago.  Prairie Crossing is a national example of sustainable community design which includes over 350 [...]

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  • Pre-conference Field Trip

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    A Half-Day at Hull House: Sponsored by the Rural Gender Issues Interest Group and the Community Research and Interest Group This pre-conference event is scheduled for 10:00am to 2:00pm on Thursday, July 26 and will consist of a guided tour of the Hull House Museum, a facilitated discussion, a catered lunch, and a visit to [...]

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  • Annual Meeting Discounts and Committee Opportunities for Graduate Students

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    Hello Rural Sociological Society graduate students, We have two items to share with you- 1) discounted hotel accommodations for the annual meeting and 2) committee opportunities. Your grad student representatives, Dara Bloom and myself, have worked with Ralph Brown, our Treasurer, and the business office to secure discounted accommodations for July’s annual meeting in Chicago. [...]

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  • Annual Meeting Cost of Attendance

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    2012 Type of Attendee Member (Early) $300.00 Member (Late) $430.00 Student Member (Early) $125.00 Student Member (Late) $150.00 Emeritus (Early) $125.00 Emeritus (Late) $150.00 NonMember (Early) $375.00 NonMember (Late) $475.00 Student NonMember $195.00 Spouse/Guest (Early) $200.00 Spouse/Guest (Late) $200.00 One Day $100.00

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  • Countdown to Annual Meeting: Fun Facts

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    As we count down to the 75th Anniversary of the Rural Sociological Society, the PCC will offer entertaining facts regarding RSS. Thanks to Will Goudy for starting us offand Julie Zimmerman for providing this wonderful historical data! #1 While many individuals played roles in the formation of the Rural Sociological Society, one person stood alone [...]

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  • Diversity Travel Grants (to attend the RSS Annual Meeting)

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    Diversity Travel grants of up to $750 per person will be awarded to 1) help defray the costs of  attending the annual  Rural Sociological Society (RSS)  meeting and 2) cover the cost of one year membership. Applicants may be either professionals or students from under-represented minority groups within RSS (i.e. African American, Asian-Americans, Latino/a, American [...]

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