Alumni Spotlight: Hannah Propp – Moving Mountains in New York

Alumna Hannah Propp MSW '13: UNE alumna, Hannah Propp MSW '13 felt "the call" to social work while she was working in New York City as a Childcare Provider.   Through this work, she found herself unable to continue to operate within the many oppressive systems that unfairly target specific populations without challenging them.  Fueled by … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Hannah Propp – Moving Mountains in New York

Aging & Diversity: Ethics & Trauma as we Age

UNE School of Social Work partnered with UNE's Center for Excellence in Aging and Health and Area Agency on Aging for Western Maine, SeniorsPLUS  to organize this year's annual Training in Aging and Diversity (TRIAD): Aging & Diversity: The Intersection of Ethics & Trauma as we Age The training featured a Trauma presentation by Assistant … Continue reading Aging & Diversity: Ethics & Trauma as we Age

Music, Healing, and Social Justice

Applied Arts and Social Justice MSW student, Libby Arsenault '21 recently received a full scholarship to attend a 3 day Artivism Conference in Belfast, ME: What's Art Got To Do With It?   The Student Social Work Organization covered additional travel costs and hotel expenses. The focus of the conference was the use of arts in … Continue reading Music, Healing, and Social Justice

MSW Student organizes Allyship Training

UNE MSW student, Wes Covey '21 is collaborating with Maine Boys to Men, Prevention Action Change, and Maine Women's Lobby to organize a training around Allyship in the community. From Maine Boys to Men: We are in an age of unprecedented awareness and action around the epidemic of sexual assault and harassment in our society. … Continue reading MSW Student organizes Allyship Training