As many of you know, we've been releasing mini interviews with our incoming cohort of MSW students. We want to know not only why they chose UNE , but what their social work aspirations are! Visit our initial post HERE to learn more. Keep reading to hear from MSW Student, Eircka Pyles. Ericka is a mid-western transplant and already … Continue reading New Student Snapshots Continued: Ericka Pyles, “Why UNE” and “Social Work Aspirations”
September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month! Suicidal thoughts can affect anyone regardless of age, race, gender or background. Suicidal thoughts, although common, should not be considered normal and often indicate more serious issues. Every year thousands of individuals die by suicide. As part of National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, we've been sharing resources and … Continue reading Poetry and Prozac: Alumna Maya Williams ’18 Smashing The Stigma
Each year, we ask our incoming cohort of students: WHY DID YOU CHOOSE US? .....and we want to share their answers with you! This year's class enters at a particularly unique time. Despite the hurdles and uncertainty presented by a pandemic, widespread protests, a tumultuous election year, and many many more turbulent events worldwide, these … Continue reading New Student Snapshots: Why UNE?
Libby Arsenault will be entering her final year of our MSW On Campus Program Option this fall 2020 on the 4-year part-time track. She's already accomplished much in her 3 years here with us. We recently interviewed Libby and she shared her thoughts on the widespread protests around racial discrimination. Keep reading for her reflections. … Continue reading MSW Student, Libby Arsenault talks about Anti-Racism
Unique among social work programs, UNE's MSW Applied Arts and Social Justice (AASJ) Certificate lets students design a course of study that puts the creative process front and center of their MSW pursuits. Students work with real people in real need, where the love of creativity combines with stimulating social work curriculum to promote real change. … Continue reading UNE’s Applied Arts and Social Justice Certificate: How can the arts help heal?