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Hannah Binger and Molly Stevens, 2017 Featured Graduates

portrait of Hannah Binger and Molly Stevens

Hannah Binger and Molly Stevens became friends in Kindergarten and continued together through elementary, middle and high school. At USM, the duo studied side by side to earn Bachelor of Social Work degrees.

Hannah Binger

Degree/s: Social Work

Place of birth: Beaufort, South Carolina

Hometown: York, Maine

What led you to pursue your education at USM? After one year studying music at University of Maine and one year of studying at a community college, I found that USM was a good place to explore my passions.

Have you had an experience at USM that you feel changed your life or your view of the world? In my internship, I worked in the field with adults diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness. I had the opportunity to jump way outside of my comfort zone.

Hannah BingerWhat are your future plans? I wish to have a job that I love, marriage and a family of my own.

Is there anyone you'd like to thank? I'd like to thank God, my family, especially my mom and dad. I also wish to thank my friends, especially Molly. She has been my partner in crime at USM and life in general.

 

Name: Molly Stevens

Degree/s: Social work

Molly StevensPlace of birth: Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Hometown: York, Maine

What led you to pursue your education at USM? It's close to home and has a variety of
majors.

Have you had an experience at USM that you feel changed your life or your view of the world? Doing service learning every semester really provides me with the opportunity to work with numerous populations.

What are your future plans? I plan to attend grad school and work as hospital social worker.

Is there anyone you'd like to thank? My grandmother, parents, siblings, Taylor and Professor Paul Johnson.

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