Jennifer O’Neil

Jenn returned to school at the age of 38 to finish her bachelor’s degree in Liberal Students at Lesley University and now also has a Masters in Social Work from Simmons University as well as a PhD in Adult Learning and Development from Lesley University. She is currently the director of the Master’s in Social Work online at the University of New England and serves on the admissions committee for both the online and on campus social work program. 

Jenn’s dissertation focused on women army veteran’s experience in undergraduate programs post discharge. She is an advocate for adult/non-traditional learners, first generation students’ veterans in higher education as well as veteran mental health.