MSW student, Wes Covey, is pursing the Applied Arts and Social Justice (AASJ) certificate as part of his getting his MSW at UNE. For his final creative arts project, he's building a podcast that explores the history of music in America in relation to social change, gender expression, and racism. In one episode, he features … Continue reading MSW Student, Wes Covey, builds podcast about music and social change in America
A note from the Director of UNE School of Social Work, Shelley Cohen Konrad PhD, LCSW, FNAP: As some of you may be aware, last week the President issued an Executive Order (EO) that prohibits open and frank discourse for federal employees and grantees addressing systemic racism, sexism, and other forms of institutional and societal injustices. … Continue reading A Response to Trump’s Executive Order on Discussions of Racism, Sexism, and other forms of Institutional Societal Injustices
We've been releasing mini interviews with our incoming cohort of MSW students asking them not only why they chose UNE but what their social work aspirations are! Visit our initial post HERE to learn more and keep reading to hear from MSW Student, Belle Bocal. Belle Bocal What made you choose UNE over other options? Working on the … Continue reading New Student Snapshots Continued, Belle Bocal: WHY UNE and SOCIAL WORK ASPIRATIONS?
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
Featured image by Andy Rain for New York Times To Our Beloved Community: George Floyd’s last words “I can’t breathe” continue to reverberate across the world instigating powerful protests calling for justice in the wake of his killing. Projections of Mr. Floyd’s words on buildings, graffiti portraits, and the words ‘Black Lives Matter’ boldly painted … Continue reading School of Social Work Response to George Floyd’s Death and Black Lives Matter Protests