Category Archives: Getting Involved

Learning to Elevate Voices

My first year at the UNC School of Social Work provided one of the most formative moments in my professional and personal development. I am still in awe that it happened! I was able to rediscover my passion for class … Continue reading

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The Importance of Networking

As an out of state student that was starting all over this summer in a new city, with little to no connections or knowledge of the area, I felt like I had to start over. I had come from a … Continue reading

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Beginning the School Year

The first day of classes at UNC’s School of Social Work is not that different from many other first day of classes. The hallways are full of returning students greeting each other after a long summer break, first year students … Continue reading

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Support

Here we go…the start of a new semester. I cherish this time when I still feel refreshed and can indulge in fun activities before my free time rapidly dissolves in the coming weeks. After having the School of Social Work … Continue reading

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Service Trip 2017

I had the privilege of traveling to Columbia, NC, Tyrrell County with another young lady from my cohort, 17 graduate students from different disciplines, and four staff. I saw this Inter-professional Service Learning with Vulnerable Populations course as an opportunity to … Continue reading

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Finding Your Way

Years ago, one of my favorite undergraduate professors advised me to make sure and figure out  exactly what job I want to end up in before enrolling in any sort of graduate program. He said it was just fine to … Continue reading

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Eyes on the prize

I am now in my final semester at the School of Social Work. It’s amazing how quickly the two years flew by! As I approach graduation, I can’t help but look back on the first few months of my transition … Continue reading

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