Alumni News

MSW Alumna Dina Yacoubagha in the News

MSW alumna, Dina Yacoubagha will chair Bangor’s newly formed Racial Equity, Inclusion and Human Rights Committee. For more information see: https://bangordailynews.com/2021/02/23/news/bangor/social-worker-and-former-city-council-candidate-will-chair-bangors-new-diversity-committee/

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School of Social Work Alum organizes Bangor Rally

David Patrick, who graduated from our MSW program in 2019, was a primary organizer for the rally in Bangor on June 1 in response to the death of George Floyd.  David works for the organization Racial Equity and Justice and has appeared in a number of media outlets this past week, including in the following […]

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2020 Alumni of the Year Award Christopher McLaughlin highlighted in Press Release

Press Release:  University of Maine Award Highlights Importance of Social Workers Bangor, Maine (May 6, 2020) —The University of Maine School of Social Work recently awarded Chris McLaughlin, LCSW, associate vice president, Community and Pediatric Services, Northern Light Acadia Hospital, with its Alumni of the Year Award. The award was established 22 years ago to […]

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Christopher McLaughlin Profiled in Bangor Daily News

Chris Mclaughlin is profiled in the Bangor Daily News on his work with teachers in the Veazie Schools as they adjust to remote teaching and not seeing their students on a daily basis.  The complete story can be found at the link below: https://bangordailynews.com/2020/04/09/news/bangor/as-maine-teachers-grieve-loss-of-traditions-one-small-school-deepens-the-conversation/

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Daryne Rocket, MSW ’04, LCSW, CBIB was the keynote speaker for a Lunch and Learn Program – A Circle of Hands: The Impact of Gratitude & Art in the Healing Process from Traumatic Brain Injury. ude & Art in the Healing Process from Traumatic Brain Injury.

Daryne Rockett graduated from the UMaine School of Social Work in 2004 and began working at the Sanford Vet Center as a clinical social worker that summer, transferring to their Bangor office where she has worked for the past 13 years.  She is a Celtic harper, singer, songwriter and Certified Music Practitioner, using music as […]

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MSW Graduates Active on the Op – Ed Pages

MSW Graduates Write Op-Ed Columns Our MSW alumni are active writers on the Op-Ed pages of Maine’s newspapers.  Kudos to Robin Barstow, LCSW, the author of: A Good Listener Can Be Kind of Magical: A good listener can be kind of magical Kudos to Angela Fileccia, LCSW, author of: It Isn’t Too Late for Uninsured […]

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