MSW Student, Wes Covey, builds podcast about music and social change in America

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

New Student Snapshots Continued, Belle Bocal: WHY UNE and SOCIAL WORK ASPIRATIONS?

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?

Social Work Director, Shelley Cohen Konrad, presents during virtual interprofessional summit

Shelley Cohen Konrad, Ph.D., LCSW, FNAP, director of UNE's School of Social Work and UNE’s Center for Excellence in Collaborative Education (CECE), recently gave two presentations and served as facilitator for Nexus Summit 2020: Retaining the Vital Focus on Optimizing the Interprofessional Clinical Learning Environments: Better Care, Better Value, Better Education. The annual summit serves … Continue reading Social Work Director, Shelley Cohen Konrad, presents during virtual interprofessional summit

School of Social Work Response to George Floyd’s Death and Black Lives Matter Protests

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

RACISM IS AMERICA’S HUMAN STAIN; Social Welfare Action Alliance

Featured Image by Sacree Frangine "Racism is America’s human stain. Many individuals around the globe are rightfully protesting the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Avery, and Breonna Taylor. All were black and their lives were cut short due to unlawful actions by the police and vigilantes. Since 1619, we have witnessed continuous unjust murders of … Continue reading RACISM IS AMERICA’S HUMAN STAIN; Social Welfare Action Alliance