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NASW-NC Member Dr. Tamara Savage Featured in NC Health News!

Friday, January 3, 2020   (0 Comments)
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NC Health News

 

Homeless UNC Pembroke students find a home and a hand on campus

Most college students look forward to a welcome break at the holidays, when they head home to families, take time to catch up on sleep and old friends, and get their laundry done.

 

That’s if they have a home to go to.

 

On most campuses, there are students who have nowhere to go. Some are international students who can’t make it back to their homes, but others simply have no home to return to.

 

[Dr. Tamara] Savage is the force behind the campus’s ASPIRE program, a mentoring service for UNC Pembroke students experiencing homelessness.

 

“I’m interested in not only students who are homeless during the summertime, and the winter breaks, but those who are precariously homed, those who are on the brink,” Savage told an interviewer on UNC Pembroke’s public affairs show Campus to Community. “That’s important to me too to catch those students also.”

 

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