Carlos A. Evans Jr.,


"When I was not in an engaging classroom or working in a small group with my classmates on a thought provoking assignment." See full story

Agnes Stankiewicz,


"As an incoming freshman I was a Psychology major, however I might as well have declared "undecided." I knew that I wanted to be a part of a helping profession with many different opportunities. I visited with many academic advisers ranging from pre-med to pre-law to education" See full story

Carol Schrepfer, CSW LCSW,

"CRCC has been accepting MSW interns from the School of Social Work for nearly 20 years. During that time all the interns we have worked with have been involved in a block placement model and this has worked wonderfully for our agency. " See full story

Lance Keene,

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"The MSW program laid a firm foundation for me in social work practice at the micro and macro level. I feel equally prepared working one-on-one with individuals and in the grant writing process" See full story

Teresa Allen,


"I decided to pursue my MSW degree at the University of Illinois School of Social Work before I was even accepted as an undergraduate student at the University. " See full story

Jane Chung,


"I chose social work as my career path simply because it teaches me how to selflessly serve. The training I receive in my classes and through my professors challenge me to look beyond my comfort zones and to be prepared in the most efficient and effective way for when I enter the international social work" See full story

Kaitlin Costello,


"I chose social work as a career path because it fit right in with my own values and beliefs about activism and the importance of social justice. I am interested in helping individuals, as well as communities, " See full story

Darnell Fisher,


"I am a 2013 MSW graduate from the School of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I am originally from Los Angeles, California and received my BA in Social Work from California State University, Fresno in 2011. To say that I was born and raised in California is an understatement of my" See full story

Samantha Hack,


"As a student at the School of Social Work I had invaluable faculty mentorship combined with experiential learning opportunities. I worked on research funded by the National Institute for Mental Health, " See full story

Heather Sears,

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"I choose Social Work as a career path for a number of reasons.  I have always had a passion for helping people, especially the people who our society tends to overlook.  I was a part of the foster care system when I was younger, and the social workers who I came across through that experience" See full story

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