New Student Snapshots Continued: Ashley Potvin and Amber Wilson, “WHY UNE” and “SOCIAL WORK ASPIRATIONS”

Image from The Funny Beaver Many of you are already aware that we've been releasing mini interviews with our incoming cohort of MSW students. We want to know not only why they chose UNE , but what their social work aspirations are. Visit our initial post HERE to learn more. Keep reading to learn why MSW Students, Ashley Potvin … Continue reading New Student Snapshots Continued: Ashley Potvin and Amber Wilson, “WHY UNE” and “SOCIAL WORK ASPIRATIONS”

Introducing Your New SSWSO Officers!

Are you looking ways to connect with your fellow MSW students and have a voice in the school community?  Join the School of Social Work Student Organization (SSWSO)! The SSWSO promotes a sense of community among MSW students while also provides them with a platform through which they can organize and voice their opinions to help … Continue reading Introducing Your New SSWSO Officers!

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

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

A Board Game that Helps Families Learn How Their Aging Loved Ones Want To Be Remembered

We all leave a legacy upon death. Some legacies we know, others we desire, and still others will happen without us ever knowing. Despite growing up in families and keeping in touch with siblings, parents, etc, it is surprising how little we know about what matters most to those closest to us. This is what … Continue reading A Board Game that Helps Families Learn How Their Aging Loved Ones Want To Be Remembered