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Boston College School of Social Work

Commitment + Exploration

Ashley Hammonds, MSW '11
Taking Pride in Her Culture

As a member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, Ashley Hammonds, MSW '11, takes pride in her culture and in helping to create awareness about the lives of modern day Native Americans.  more »

James Lubben
'I'm a Dreamer'

Professor and Louise McMahon Ahearn Chair, James Lubben talks about his love of flowers and how cultivation and nurturing translates to his teaching and relationships with his students.  more »

Erin Mone in Afghanistan
'It Keeps Calling Me Back'

Erin Mone is not your Average Jane. She is called to work with the most vulnerable. Even though she's in Boston, Mone's heart will always be in the field.  more »

Prepared to Care

Jeff Trant owes his success at the School of Social Work to considerable natural talent, excellent in-class preparation and a field placement with a man named Moe.  more »

A Man with a Plan

André Lira Gordenstein's, MSW '09, two years in the Peace Corps provided precisely the real-world experience to prepare for a lifetime of working with at-risk kids.  more »