UNE School of Social Work Statement on Riot at the Capitol

Please see below the statement from UNE School of Social Work on the Riot at the Capital To our School Community, Yesterday’s events impacted all of us, provoking complex and strong emotions. It was frightening to witness the invasion of the Capitol, the failures of security, and the blatant disregard for life, law, and property. In … Continue reading UNE School of Social Work Statement on Riot at the Capitol

Tips from BSW Program Director, Cyndi Amato MSW, on how to remain joyful through the holidays

We continue to reach out to UNE faculty, staff, and students about how they’re reimagining the holidays this year in ways they can remain safe yet joyful.  BSW program director, Cyndi Amato MSW shares some ideas of her own. For Thanksgiving, she and her partner decided to kick the frenzied holiday kitchen madness altogether, and … Continue reading Tips from BSW Program Director, Cyndi Amato MSW, on how to remain joyful through the holidays

MSW Student, Libby Arsenault talks about Anti-Racism

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

A Video About Limb Loss and Celebrating Difference from BSW Student, Jordan Simpson

April is Limb Loss Awareness Month, and in light of this, we want to feature a project created by one of our BSW Students, Jordan Simpson.   We will let her introduce the project herself: Hello all! I am so excited to finally share this with everyone! This year, in my Social Policy and Advocacy Class, … Continue reading A Video About Limb Loss and Celebrating Difference from BSW Student, Jordan Simpson

How MSW Student, Carly Woolard Uses Poetry For Healing

Poetry and Social Work: Carly Woolard entered UNE's MSW Program in Fall of 2018.  She is originally from North Carolina, but knew she'd be moving to Maine the moment she came upon UNE's Applied Arts and Social Justice Certificate.  "I'd not seen anything like it before and just knew it was perfect," she shares.   Carly … Continue reading How MSW Student, Carly Woolard Uses Poetry For Healing