Category: Occupational Therapy

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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Stanbridge College Occupational Therapy Students Assist Veterans Using Scuba Therapy

Stanbridge College Occupational Therapy Students Assist Veterans Using Scuba Therapy

Stanbridge College’s Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (OT) graduate students collaborated in a partnership with the Wounded American Veterans Experience Scuba (WAVES) project to help veterans with PTSD and other combat injuries maximize independence and overcome anxiety through ocean therapy. WAVES is a non-profit organization that provides American veterans facing PTSD, brain trauma, spinal […]

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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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Stanbridge College Unveils One of the Largest Virtual Reality Labs for Medical Training in the US Featuring zSpace Screen VR Technology

Stanbridge College Unveils One of the Largest Virtual Reality Labs for Medical Training in the US Featuring zSpace Screen VR Technology

Stanbridge College announced that they have opened one of the largest medical training virtual reality labs in the U.S. featuring zSpace virtual reality (VR) all-in-one computers. The lab features software provided by zSpace, as well as partner applications Cyber Science 3D™ and Cyber Anatomy™ that allows virtual dissection of human and animal anatomical models. As […]

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Congratulations to the Newly Elected SSOTA Executive Board

Congratulations to the Newly Elected SSOTA Executive Board

Stanbridge College is pleased to introduce the newly elected Executive Board of the Stanbridge Student Occupational Therapy Association (SSOTA)! Through advocacy and education, SSOTA provides opportunities for its members to engage the community and promote knowledge of occupational therapy for the benefit of students, and the public.  

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Stanbridge College Occupational Therapy Students Present Research at OTAC Annual Conference.

Stanbridge College students and faculty from the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) program had the honor of presenting their research at the 39th Annual Conference of the Occupational Therapy Association of California (OTAC), held October 22nd – 25th in Sacramento. Five thesis groups, presenting diverse subjects of work, displayed posters and research findings […]

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Stanbridge College Expands Cadaver Lab Facilities with Human Specimens

One year after unveiling the first Synthetic Human Cadaver Lab on the West Coast, Stanbridge College has expanded its training resources for students by adding real human cadavers to widen the scope and experience of the anatomy and physiology courses. The cadavers, one male and one female, come to Stanbridge from the University of Arizona, College […]

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