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

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”

Poetry and Prozac: Alumna Maya Williams ’18 Smashing The Stigma

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month! Suicidal thoughts can affect anyone regardless of age, race, gender or background.  Suicidal thoughts, although common, should not be considered normal and often indicate more serious issues. Every year thousands of individuals die by suicide. As part of National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, we've been sharing resources and … Continue reading Poetry and Prozac: Alumna Maya Williams ’18 Smashing The Stigma

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