Category: Occupational Therapy

Stanbridge OTA Grad is Awarded Honorary Award from OTAC

Stanbridge OTA Grad is Awarded Honorary Award from OTAC

Recent Stanbridge Occupational Therapy Assistant program graduate Erika Agustin has been awarded the 2017 Occupational Therapy Association of California (OTAC) Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Honorary Award. The OTA Honorary Award is a special award that is given to a OTAC member who has made significant contributions to the advancement of Occupational Therapy (OT) in areas […]

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What is the Difference Between Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy?

Helping people heal and live more fully is one of the most rewarding things you can do with your time. Making a career out of caring is more than a job, it is a truly gratifying lifelong purpose. However, the choices available for career opportunities in care are vast and varied. Do you know the […]

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Stanbridge University Increases Virtual Reality Offerings with Addition of World’s First Virtual Dissection Table

Stanbridge University is pleased to announce the addition of the the most technologically advanced anatomy visualization system in the world to its Virtual Reality Lab. Stanbridge students can now utilize this rare and innovative tool used by the top hospitals and medical facilities. The Anatomage Table is the only fully segmented real human 3D anatomy […]

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Where do Occupational Therapy Assistants Work?

Have you considered a career in occupational therapy? When choosing a career path, it is important to think about where you want to end up working. As an occupational therapist or an occupational therapist assistant, you have many options at your fingertips and can specialize your studies or specialty to something that you will truly […]

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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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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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Stanbridge College Occupational Therapy Student Receives Mike Mikhail Memorial Scholarship By CAPPS

Stanbridge College Master of Science in Occupational Therapy student, Uchenna Ebiringah, was recently presented the Mike Mikhail Memorial Scholarship designated by the California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools (CAPPS). Mr. Ebiringah was chosen in recognition of his dedication toward his education in Occupational Therapy. During his time as an Occupational Therapy (OT) graduate student at […]

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