Art and Social Work: MSW alumna collaborates on comic to chronicle real lives of Mainers on the street

If you follow our blog, you're likely already familiar with MSW alumni Katy Finch '18. Katy was featured on our Blog back in May 2019 in our post, How to Use Art in Social Work Practice. She not only came through our program as an Applied Arts and Social Justice Certificate student, but she then … Continue reading Art and Social Work: MSW alumna collaborates on comic to chronicle real lives of Mainers on the street

Alumna Kara Auclair MSW ’17: How UNE Empowers and Offers New Perspective

Kara Auclair, MSW '16 Justice Project Coordinator, Maine Volunteer Lawyers Project, Portland, Maine We recently interviewed Kara Auclair (KA) about her UNE experience and her current career, and this is what she had to share: How did you wind up in your current job? KA: I currently work as a Justice Project Coordinator at the … Continue reading Alumna Kara Auclair MSW ’17: How UNE Empowers and Offers New Perspective

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

How To Fund Grad School

We recently surveyed our MSW students to learn: How they're funding grad school AND If they think it's worth the investment Are students in school full time?  55% of our currently enrolled students are full-time  (*Full time Advanced Standing and Accelerated students included) 45% of our currently enrolled students are on part time tracks (3 … Continue reading How To Fund Grad School