Category Archives: Outside of the classroom

Gardens at UNC

This week I’ve had the opportunity to visit two beautiful gardens that are managed by UNC – the Coker Arboretum and the NC Botanical Gardens. While anybody would say that it has been a wild winter, weather-wise, here in North … Continue reading

Posted in I ♥ North Carolina, Outside of the classroom

Making a Decision

It’s getting to that point in the year when applicants have to make a choice about where they’ll be going to school in the fall. So how will you make this very important decision? There are a lot of things … Continue reading

Posted in I ♥ North Carolina, Outside of the classroom

Making the Move

This week three years ago, I made the decision (and the deposit) to attend UNC School of Social Work. While UNC was my first choice, it was not an easy decision for me. At the time I was working in … Continue reading

Posted in I ♥ North Carolina, Outside of the classroom

Perks of Being a Tarheel

Three weeks ago I had the ultimate pleasure of seeing Alvin Ailey for $10. No, you did not hear me wrong. AND I brought my fiance with me, for $10 as well! (And he’s not a student!) How did I … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Outside of the classroom, Uncategorized

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

One Day at a Time

Social work experiences and life have taught me that no one has this “thing” figured out. When I say “thing” I am referring to life. A few things come to mind when I think of life and daily experiences. I … Continue reading

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

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