Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Interpersonal Relations Certificate Program
Upon graduating from Fort Hays
State University with degrees in Sociology and History, Rose Arnhold
taught in the public school system for five years. She returned
to Fort Hays to finish her Master's Degree, accepted a temporary
appointment with the Department of Sociology and remained at the
University. Her interests are in gender, family and majority/minorities
studies. She served as Chair of the Department of Sociology and
Social Work from 1994 to 2008.
She was among the first to receive
the Pilot Award for outstanding teaching at Fort Hays State, she
was one of the six University professors to teach in the first Regents
Honor Academy in 1987, and she was recognized as Kansas Professor
of the Year by Council for Advancement and Support of Education
Rose Arnhold is fond of reminding
students that they have a responsibility to contribute to their
community. Among her contributions are the establishment of the
Northwest Kansas Family Shelter and Rape Crisis Center for which
she wrote the original grant, and Hospice of the Plains. She currently
contributes to the Family Development Services, which provides services
to the community and experience for sociology and social work students.
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