Featured image by Chloe Cushman Robert Steven Chance is one of our treasured staff here at UNE School of Social Work. He received a BA in English Literature from Wesleyan University in Connecticut and an MA in English Literature from the University of Limerick in Ireland. He has been with UNE since 2001. Robert is known … Continue reading Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Pandemic: A poem by UNE Social Work staff, Robert Chance
Lynne Schmidt received her MSW from UNE’s School of Social Work in 2020. Her first placement was at the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Services (SAPARS) where she helped initiate a Safe Bars/Hearts of Hospitality program for the Lewiston/Auburn area. During this placement, Lynne was certified as a Sexual Assault Support Group Facilitator and completed an … Continue reading Alumna Lynne Schmidt MSW ’20 Publishes Book: On Becoming a Role Model
Over the past few months, we've been asking our students to respond to some fun quick questions about who they are and what inspires them about social work. We've gathered a handful of their responses here for you all to enjoy! See below: B: MSW student, Briana Hailey (more commonly referred to as "B" @bumblebeestings … Continue reading MSW Student Snapshots
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
Student Spotlight: Gravity by Lynne Schmidt is now available for purchase and review from Nightingale & Sparrow Press! "Gravity is a collection of poems that explores the rise and fall of an intense relationship. The kind where it feels the other person is the gravity keeping you anchored to the planet and you worry that … Continue reading Student Spotlight: MSW Student, Lynne Schmidt ’20 Publishes Poetry Book!