We've been releasing mini interviews with our incoming cohort of MSW students asking them not only why they chose UNE but what their social work aspirations are! Visit our initial post HERE to learn more and keep reading to hear from MSW Student, Belle Bocal. Belle Bocal What made you choose UNE over other options? Working on the … Continue reading New Student Snapshots Continued, Belle Bocal: WHY UNE and SOCIAL WORK ASPIRATIONS?
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
Carly Woolard graduated from UNE’s MSW Program in May 2020, and not only graduated, but was honored with the Outstanding Social Work Student Award. This award recognizes and honors one student each year for their academic achievement, community involvement, leadership, interprofessional participation, and overall integrity manifest in their respect for individuality and diversity of others. … Continue reading Alumna Carly Woolard ’20 reflects on COVID19 and Black Lives Matter
Featured image by Charles Williams Racial discrimination...COVID19....Socioeconomic disparity... This is just a short list of the things that are currently claiming countless lives daily. As losses continue to amass, so too does our grief. Our losses are widespread and diverse, and despite feeling their heaviness, we are often unable to even comprehend them or put … Continue reading Ambiguous Loss in the Time of COVID-19 and Widespread Protests for Racial Justice
Featured image by Andy Rain for New York Times To Our Beloved Community: George Floyd’s last words “I can’t breathe” continue to reverberate across the world instigating powerful protests calling for justice in the wake of his killing. Projections of Mr. Floyd’s words on buildings, graffiti portraits, and the words ‘Black Lives Matter’ boldly painted … Continue reading School of Social Work Response to George Floyd’s Death and Black Lives Matter Protests