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Reflections from Allison: A CS BSW Student

Posted on Oct 16, 2018 in Social Work Student Blogs

A Type 7 in the City If you have spent time around or consider yourself a millennial or “gen Z-er,” you most likely have heard of the Enneagram or been asked “what number are you?!” as an exuberant individual looks at you with anticipation. This personality test has become the topic of numerous conversations and […]

Reflections from Bailey: A CS BSW Student

Posted on Oct 2, 2018 in Social Work Student Blogs

Hi there! My name is Bailey and I’m a senior at Hope College. I am here completing my social work internship in Chicago! Since moving to Chicago I have loved my time learning how to navigate this big city and get the most out of my short time here. Going to school in Holland, MI […]

Reflections from Allison: A CS BSW Student

Posted on Sep 19, 2018 in Social Work Student Blogs

The sound of Lake Michigan waves crashing on the shore a stone’s throw away from the apartment. The song “Go Cubs Go” being sung at Wrigley Field and the friendly banter that follows (because GO BREWERS). Laughter from participants at North Side Housing and Supportive Services who discover that there are enough baked beans in […]

Reflections from Kendra: A CS BSW Student

Posted on Mar 20, 2018 in Social Work Student Blogs

When I was a junior in high school, I went on a spring break trip with my best friend and our mothers. We drove all through the east half of the country, trying to find our dream college. During this trip, I was trying to determine my own path. As everyone was getting ready for […]

Reflections From Bailey: A CS BSW Student

Posted on Feb 20, 2018 in Social Work Student Blogs

Hi! My name is Bailey Clark, and I am a senior social work major at Spring Arbor University in Spring Arbor, Michigan about 10 minutes from Jackson. My university is just 30 minutes from my small hometown of Grass Lake, Michigan. When I say small, I mean it – with just over a 1,000 people […]

Reflections From Kendra: A CS BSW Student

Posted on Feb 6, 2018 in Social Work Student Blogs

Hello! My name is Kendra Schiess, and I am a senior social work major at Indiana Wesleyan University. I am currently from Burke, Virginia, but my dad’s career in the Air Force has taken us all across the United States throughout my childhood. That constant moving is part of why an adventurous semester in Chicago […]