Bobby Bennett is in his second year of UNE's MSW on campus program. He was recently granted the 2020 Charlene B. Rydell Scholarship, which was established in memory of Charlene Rydell, HON ’95, who dedicated much of her life to community activism and promoting social equity and justice. Past Rydell Recipients: Blair Doucette '18 Kara … Continue reading Reflections on Art, Community, and Social Justice with MSW Student, Robert (Bobby) Bennett, Jr. ’21
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”
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!
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
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