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

#ElevateSocialWork with UNE School of Social Work

March is National Social Work Month, and this year's theme is ELEVATE SOCIAL WORK!  National Social Work month is an opportunity for social workers around the nation and world and their supporters to educate the public about the invaluable contributions of the profession. You can find social workers all throughout our society. They are in schools … Continue reading #ElevateSocialWork with UNE School of Social Work

The Color and Cost of Justice

  Seven of our MSW students were sponsored to attend this years' Portland Maine MLK Dinner:  MLK Observance: The Color and Cost of Justice . Five students were sponsored by UNE's Intercultural Affairs Office, while two others were generously offered tickets by their host Field Placement institution: Portland Public Schools. Several UNE Social Work faculty and alumni also attended … Continue reading The Color and Cost of Justice

The World Begins at the Kitchen Table

Social work staff, Meg Webster, publishes in Maine Women Magazine  this month!  The piece is titled, The World Begins at the Kitchen Table.  The article weaves  portraits of two individuals as it follows the journey of a finely crafted 40" cherry wood kitchen table from one home to another.   The table is donated by local craftsman Chris … Continue reading The World Begins at the Kitchen Table

Life After Grad School: MSW Alumna Deanna Barry

  Alumna SPOTLIGHT: Deanna Barry In Her Own Words: I graduated from the MSW program in December of 2018 with a macro concentration and an Applied Arts and Social Justice Certificate. While a student at UNE, I interned with Maine Boys to Men and developed a strong passion for work surrounding the issues of masculinity … Continue reading Life After Grad School: MSW Alumna Deanna Barry