Category Archives: In the Classroom

Getting Around Town

Our most recent winter storm reminded me of the first time I faced North Carolina in the snow. I was back in Maryland for a visit when a snow storm hit the east coast and dusted the region with 3-4 … Continue reading

Posted in Field Work, In the Classroom, Outside of the classroom

Surviving Grad School and Crock-Pot Awareness

Recently at an information session, a perspective student asked the panel of student ambassadors if it was possible to have a life outside of grad school. The questioner wanted to know whether grad school was an all encompassing thing that … Continue reading

Posted in Academics, In the Classroom, Outside of the classroom, Uncategorized

What am I doing?

Grad school is hard. Between classes, work and field, it’s easy to feel overstretched. There are days when I come home and ask myself, “Is this worth it? Should I have come back to grad school? What in the world … Continue reading

Posted in Academics, I ♥ North Carolina, In the Classroom

Seeing the Forest for the Trees

For the past few months, I have been wrapped up in my own life- my own social work-y, professional life, that is. “My contribution will be greatest if I use and hone my strengths,” has been the mantra. For this … Continue reading

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Scarier than Halloween….

As October rolls around, it can only mean one thing. Papers. Now that I’m in my second year of graduate school, fall does not bring associations of pumpkin spice lattes, apple picking or leaves changing color. Instead it brings the … Continue reading

Posted in Academics, In 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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Working Together… is Awesome!

This semester I decided to try something new! I am taking a class OUTSIDE of the school of social work! That’s right, I had to find a new building on campus (both an exciting and nerve-wracking experience.) My field placement … Continue reading

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