Reflections from Lacey: A CS BSW Student

Posted on Oct 2, 2017 in Social Work Student Blogs, Student Blog

Greetings from Chicago!  My name is Lacey Burie, and I am a senior social work major from Trinity Christian College.  I am interning at Casa Central’s La Posada program.  Casa Central is the largest Hispanic social service agency in the Midwest, serving the Humboldt Park neighborhood with everything from early childhood education to violence prevention […]

Reflections from Daria: A CS Student Teacher

Posted on Oct 2, 2017 in Student Blog, Student Teacher Blogs

New Beginnings: A Classroom and La Casa Hello!  My name is Daria Solomon, and I will be graduating from Hope College in Holland, Michigan, in December.  I have been working toward a double major in mathematics and English for both elementary and secondary education, and I am completing my student teaching semester through the Chicago […]

Reflections from Cailee: A CS BSW Student

Posted on May 8, 2017 in Social Work Student Blogs, Student Blog

Hello, Cailee Veenstra here! I am a recent Social Work graduate from Dordt College and had the amazing opportunity to complete my learning while interning in Chicago. I have had some incredible learning experiences because of this internship, and am abundantly grateful for all those who contributed to my learning. I interned at New Moms, […]

Reflections from Alex: A CS BSN Student

Posted on May 3, 2017 in Nursing Student Blogs, Student Blog

New Beginnings Chicago semester Spring 2017 is officially over! I had a very positive experience with this program and I encourage those who are considering studying in Chicago to dive in head first as I learned so much about others and myself through this internship. Not only did I grow professionally, but personally as well. […]

Reflections from Sarah: A CS Student Teacher, Spring 2017

Posted on May 1, 2017 in Student Blog, Student Teacher Blogs

Final Thoughts I am now on my final week of student teaching and I will be observing classrooms in Cooper, another public school, and my own class for the rest of the week. I cannot believe that I am almost done and that I could have my own classroom this fall! This past week I […]

Reflections from Tiffany: A CS BSW Student

Posted on Apr 24, 2017 in Social Work Student Blogs, Student Blog

It was the summer of 2001, and I was six years old. My mom had taken my younger brother and I to the Museum of Science and Industry in the beautiful south side neighborhood of Hyde Park. I recall being in awe not only of the lush greenery that surrounded us but also of the […]