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Reflections From Lacey: A CS BSW Student

Posted on Nov 29, 2017 in Social Work Student Blogs

So, how’s Chicago?  This is the question that everybody in my life asks, and the one that I never know how to answer.  I struggle to come up with a description of living and working in Chicago that is truthful, both in the way that it’s said and in the way that it’s heard.  It […]

Reflections from Margiree: A CS BSW Student

Posted on Nov 14, 2017 in Featured Stories, Social Work Student Blogs

Hello all! My name is Margiree Palmer. I am a senior social work major at Trinity Christian College. This semester I am interning at New Moms a non-profit agency that serves young moms between the ages of 16-24 located on the west side in the Austin community.  I work with the workforce development team, which […]

Reflections from Olivia: A CS BSW Student

Posted on Oct 31, 2017 in Social Work Student Blogs

Hello from the Windy City! My name is Olivia Meiste, and I am a social work major currently enrolled in the Chicago Semester program. I was born and raised in the small, Dutch town of Holland, Michigan. After graduating from High School, I decided to move a lengthy 15 minutes down the road to Hope […]

Reflections from Abby: A CS BSW Student

Posted on Oct 16, 2017 in Featured Stories, Social Work Student Blogs

Chi-town, My Town “Chicago is my kind of town Chicago is my kind of people too… Chicago is calling me home.”- Frank Sinatra Hello! My name is Abby Duran, and I am a senior social work student at Hope College. This semester I am completing a full-time internship at The Children’s Place Association, in their […]

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 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, […]