Category: Stanbridge Life

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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What does a Veterinary Technician do?

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the demand for veterinary technicians and technologists will rise by 20 percent in the next ten years.[1] This has more people considering careers in this field. But what does a veterinary technician do, exactly? Veterinary technicians, also known as vet techs, are educated to be the veterinarian’s nurse, […]

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Passionate Perseverance: Dr. Joycelyn Elders Sits Down with Stanbridge President Yasith Weerasuriya

Passionate Perseverance: Dr. Joycelyn Elders Sits Down with Stanbridge President Yasith Weerasuriya

Stanbridge University President Yasith Weerasuriya sat down with former U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Joycelyn Elders and talked about overcoming adversity, her career trajectory, and her advice for the future healthcare leaders of America. Dr. Joycelyn Elders served the country as the U.S. Surgeon General with President Bill Clinton, and she spent her whole professional life […]

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From Doctor to Nurse, a Lifelong Journey to Care

From Doctor to Nurse, a Lifelong Journey to Care

Stanbridge graduate Miriam Galindo is a passionate and hardworking individual who has never given up on her dreams of working as a psychiatric nurse. As a recognized valedictorian of her 2017 class, Galindo had been working extraordinarily hard to accomplish these deep-rooted goals for herself. Galindo told us that Stanbridge was the open door she […]

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2017 Faculty of the Year Award Given to Steve Ryan

2017 Faculty of the Year Award Given to Steve Ryan

  Stanbridge University recognizes the hard work and dedication Mr. Ryan contributes to this educational institution with the 2017 Faculty of the Year Award. Mr. Steve Ryan is the current Lead Faculty Mentor, Writing Center Manager, Faculty Advisor for the Stanbridge Vocational Nursing Student Association, and is a major contributor to student leadership development on […]

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Stanbridge Welcomes First Honor Society for Occupational Therapy

Stanbridge Welcomes First Honor Society for Occupational Therapy

Stanbridge University is proud to announce its first honor society for students and alumni. This year marks the beginning of the Pi Theta Epsilon Delta Psi Chapter for the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy degree program. Pi Theta Epsilon (PTE) strives to instill in its members, the ideal of respect for learning, and commitment […]

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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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