Category Archives: 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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Never too old…

There are two words that no student is ever too old to get excited over, those words are: “FIELD TRIP!” I can clearly recall the day I reviewed the syllabus for the course Confronting Oppression and Institution Discrimination, at the … Continue reading

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Transition into the FINAL YEAR!

Looking back on the last two years and it feels like time flew by. I’ve learned so much and have grown professionally as well in my personal life. To complete my final year in the Winston-Salem Distance Education(DE) program, I … Continue reading

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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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Cohort Love

One of the positive factors that come along with attending a distance education program is the closeness of the cohort. I remember the first orientation, ice breaker activities, and introductions back in August 2015. I knew right away that a … Continue reading

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Concentration Year

For me, the final year of the MSW program is what it’s all about. By collaborating with my faculty field advisor during the foundation year, I explored and ranked my top concentration year field practicum options. Fortunately, like many other … Continue reading

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