Category Archives: Getting Involved

Dual-a Degree Student Background

My experience as a birth doula is significant piece of my lens as a public health social work student.  It was in working as a doula that I began to see examples of disparities and gaps in the maternity healthcare … Continue reading

Posted in Getting Involved, Outside of the classroom

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

Posted in Academics, Events, Getting Involved, Outside of the classroom

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

Posted in Academics, Field Work, Getting Involved, In the Classroom