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”
Shelley Cohen Konrad, Ph.D., LCSW, FNAP, director of UNE's School of Social Work and UNE’s Center for Excellence in Collaborative Education (CECE), recently gave two presentations and served as facilitator for Nexus Summit 2020: Retaining the Vital Focus on Optimizing the Interprofessional Clinical Learning Environments: Better Care, Better Value, Better Education. The annual summit serves … Continue reading Social Work Director, Shelley Cohen Konrad, presents during virtual interprofessional summit
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?
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
As part of our COVID19 series, we are reaching out to our alumni to find out how they're doing, how they've been impacted by current events, and what their plans are moving forward. Today, we feature Kallie Dorsey MSW '19. Kallie: Kallie is originally from Texas. She got a BSW in undergrad, moved to … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Kallie Dorsey ’19, Medical Social Work and COVID-19