Category: Community Service

Record-Breaking Number of Community Engagement Fellowships Earned by Stanbridge University Students

Record-Breaking Number of Community Engagement Fellowships Earned by Stanbridge University Students

Stanbridge University has become the first ever California Campus Compact (CACC) member-campus to receive 26 Community Engagement Student Fellowships (CESF) in a two-year period. The CACC CESF is a valuable program that provides a variety of opportunities for students to enhance their educational experience through service. The unprecedented total of 26 fellowships since 2016 is […]

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Vet Tech Student Volunteered with the OC Zoo to Develop Better Animal Care

Vet Tech Student Volunteered with the OC Zoo to Develop Better Animal Care

Stanbridge Vet Tech student Cedar Yardumian is a California Campus Compact Community Engagement Student Fellow and has been making a lasting impact on the animals of the OC Zoo and Serrano Animal Hospital in her fellowship. Veterinary Technician student Cedar Yardumian is working toward her A.S. at Stanbridge and was awarded the California Campus Compact […]

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Six Stanbridge Students Receive Federal Recognition for Community Service

Six Stanbridge Students Receive Federal Recognition for Community Service

    Stanbridge University is proud to honor six exceptional students who have earned national recognition with the President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA), for their excellent community service and their dedication to helping others, through action and engagement. The PVSA is a prestigious addition to any healthcare professional’s portfolio, and demonstrates engagement and commitment that […]

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National Civic Fellowship Awarded to Stanbridge OTA Student

National Civic Fellowship Awarded to Stanbridge OTA Student

Stanbridge University is proud to announce its first student to win the Newman Civic Fellowship, Ms. Patricia Hansen, a current student in the Occupational Therapy Assistance Program. Newman Civic Fellows are nominated for their commitment to finding solutions for challenges facing communities throughout the country. These students represent the next generation of public problem-solvers and […]

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OTA Student Gets Up Close with Rehabilitation Technology through Service

OTA Student Gets Up Close with Rehabilitation Technology through Service

Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Student and California Campus Compact Student Fellow, Patricia Hansen, aims to encourage and support individuals undergoing therapy for traumatic brain injury. The ever-evolving technological advances in the occupational therapy field are a complex yet exciting part of occupational therapy that offers a challenge for OTAs to stay on top of the […]

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Occupational Therapy Student Expands Scuba Therapy for Veterans

Occupational Therapy Student Expands Scuba Therapy for Veterans

Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) student Whitney Boetel is making waves with her work in community service. This spring, California Campus Compact selected Ms. Boetel to be a recipient for the Community Engagement Student Fellowship (CESF), where she worked with Wounded American Veterans Experience Scuba (WAVES), a non-profit dedicated to helping veterans by […]

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OT Student Receives Federal Recognition Gold Award for Service

OT Student Receives Federal Recognition Gold Award for Service

Master of Science Occupational Therapy student, Mr. Kevin Le, has earned the Gold Level President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) for Young Adults, with over 250 hours of community service, working as Team Leader with Rising Above Disabilities (RAD) summer camp, a program dedicated to helping intellectually challenged children and adults. Mr. Le used therapeutic techniques […]

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Santa Visits Pediatric Sub-Acute Patients with Toy Donations From Stanbridge College Students

Santa Visits Pediatric Sub-Acute Patients with Toy Donations From Stanbridge College Students

Stanbridge College students, staff, and faculty raised funds to donate toys and gifts to over 50 pediatric sub-acute patients from Foothill Regional Medical Center and Whittier Hospital Medical Center in Orange County. The gifts, delivered by Santa Claus and representatives from Stanbridge College student organizations, included specially designed toys to aid children and young adults […]

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Stanbridge College Awarded Presidential Recognition For Outstanding Community Service Efforts For The 7th Consecutive Year

Stanbridge College Awarded Presidential Recognition For Outstanding Community Service Efforts For The 7th Consecutive Year

Stanbridge College has been named to the 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service for the seventh consecutive year. The award is the highest federal affirmation a college or university can receive in recognition of its commitment to service-learning and civic engagement. The acknowledgment underlines Stanbridge […]

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Stanbridge College Students Awarded Campus Compact Fellowship for Mentoring Young Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Two of Stanbridge College’s Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (OT) graduate students were designated exclusive student fellowships as a part of the California Campus Compact’s Community Engagement Student Fellowship (CESF). The fellowship is a four-month program whose intended design is to elevate promising students, encourage community engagement, and provide service learning opportunities. Since then, […]

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