Category Archives: Events

Guest Speaker Dr. Marc Lamont Hill Visits the Triangle

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill is an author, activist, and scholar who visited UNC earlier this year as the 2016 MLK Celebration Keynote Speaker.  Last week, he visited another local university to discuss Black Lives Matter, the upcoming film Birth of … Continue reading

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Extracurricular Activities

Graduate school at UNC School of Social Work (SSW) is a time consuming and challenging experience. Often times I am asked if there is time to get involved with some of the many magnificent activities at the SSW. The answer … Continue reading

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Late Night with Roy

Despite my love for Carolina, I was born and raised a Duke Blue Devil. If you aren’t from North Carolina, or just not into sports, you may not understand the importance of this statement. Think of the one person you … Continue reading

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Caucus Life on Campus: Get Involved!

This has been an exciting month for the Black Student Caucus! The Black Student Caucus was started in 1992 and seeks to create and nurture a community of students in the School of Social Work who share a interest and/or … Continue reading

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Engaging in Macro Work During Graduate School

The Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill area of the state offer a wealth of opportunities to get involved in issues you are passionate about as a social work student. I am personally interested in advocating for individuals that either struggle … Continue reading

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This way or that way? Welcome Weekend can be a helpful tool in deciding!

First off, congratulations! If you have received admission to the school of social work, job well done! Your hard work as paid off… the long nights of studying for the GRE, writing applications and personal statements, all of it has … Continue reading

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UNC Graduate Student Center = Resource!

I have posted before about the professional development the school of social work offers, and how helpful the events have been. Another resource I recently came across is the Graduate Student Center at UNC. The center is actually located fairly … Continue reading

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