Category Archives: Outside of the classroom

Activism, Outreach, and Community

Last year, three Latinx women, Valery Arevalo, Johanna Contreras and Stephany Mejia,  two of whom are students at the school of social work started an organization called Aliadas. Aliadas stands for “Allied” in Spanish, and refers to specific actions such … Continue reading

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Your UNC MSW will open a world of possibilities

At the UNC School of Social Work, a variety of placements are available to students no matter their interests, or what they think are their interests. If you’re interested in an MSW, chances are you know that social work is … Continue reading

Posted in Field Work, 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

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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

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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