Category Archives: Getting Involved

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

Posted in Getting Involved, Outside of the classroom

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

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

Posted in Academics, Getting Involved, In the Classroom, Uncategorized

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

Posted in Events, Getting Involved, Outside of the classroom

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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Back squats, front squats, and double unders…OH MY!!

In the work we do, we often spend the majority of our time hearing about the worst in people’s lives. Oftentimes, we work tirelessly to bring out the strengths in others or shed light on the positive possibilities in a … Continue reading

Posted in Getting Involved, Outside of the classroom