Category: Occupational Therapy

Stanbridge College Students, Faculty, and Staff Raise $1507.42 for Free Wheelchair Mission

A plastic lawn chair. A bicycle wheel. Simple items that one might easily throw away are repurposed for remarkable use by a humanitarian nonprofit organization called Free Wheelchair Mission. Designed with limited resources in mind, and built using donated materials, Free Wheelchair Mission creates unique, durable wheelchairs and brings them to people with disabilities in […]

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Stanbridge College Occupational Therapy Graduate Students Present Groundbreaking Research at 100 Year Starship Symposium

Students from Stanbridge College’s Master of Science in Occupational Therapy Program were invited to present their groundbreaking research regarding the future of long-duration space exploration at the 100 Year Starship Symposium in Silicon Valley, CA. Graduate students Macy Burr, Howard Koh, Rochelle Telles, and Maria Absi presented their research, “The Contributions of Occupational Science to […]

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Stanbridge College Named a 2015 School of Excellence, Awarded Top Honors in Student Services by ACCSC

Stanbridge College Named a 2015 School of Excellence, Awarded Top Honors in Student Services by ACCSC

Stanbridge College has been named a 2014-2015 School of Excellence by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). Stanbridge was honored along with 23 other schools, out of the 800 institutions that the ACCSC accredits. The award distinguishes ACCSC-accredited schools for their commitment to the expectations and rigors of the accreditation process, as […]

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Alumni Spotlight: 2015 Thomas A. Fuentes Community Service Award Winner Julia Song

Alumni Spotlight: 2015 Thomas A. Fuentes Community Service Award Winner Julia Song

Ms. Julia Song, a 2015 Occupational Therapy Assistant graduate of cohort OTAFT008, was recently awarded the Thomas A. Fuentes Community Service Award at the Stanbridge College Commencement Exercises. The award recognizes a graduate who excels in giving back to our community by making a significant impact on the lives of those in need. Ms. Song has […]

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Stanbridge College Occupational Therapy Students Host Successful CarFit Event

Stanbridge College Occupational Therapy Students Host Successful CarFit Event

Students in the Stanbridge College Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program held a CarFit check-up on July 18th, to help drivers of all ages improve comfort and safety in their vehicles. CarFit is a national program developed by AAA, AARP, and the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) and is designed to give a quick and comprehensive check […]

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Stanbridge College OTA Student Helps Seniors with Dementia Practice Beach Yoga

Bert Vanderlans, OTAFT011, a Stanbridge College Occupational Therapy student, was recently featured in an OC Register article on the Beach Yoga classes. He came to Silverado for his clinicals and found himself taking part in something extraordinary. Wednesday mornings at Doheney Beach, residents of Silverado, a memory-care community in San Juan Capistrano, gather on the sand […]

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Stanbridge College Students, Faculty and Staff Raise $3,972.01 for Nepal Earthquake Relief

Stanbridge College Students, Faculty and Staff Raise $3,972.01 for Nepal Earthquake Relief

Two devastating earthquakes struck Nepal on April 25th and May 12th, leaving over 8,000 people dead and flattening more than 500,000 homes across the country. Answering the global call to action, Stanbridge College students, faculty and staff took the initiative to raise $3,972.01 on behalf of two charities, Shelterbox, and Steps of Hope Outreach, to […]

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Fordham University, Stanbridge College Partner for Health and Deep Space Exploration Research

Fordham University, Stanbridge College Partner for Health and Deep Space Exploration Research

Stanbridge College has partnered with Fordham University through the Interdisciplinary Collaborative on Health, Environment and Human Performance created by Debra McPhee, Ph.D., Dean of the Graduate School of Social Service (GSS) at Fordham University. The exploratory relationship begins with an initial pilot project called the LongDuration Space Exploration Behavioral Readiness Consortium for the manned mission […]

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First Synthetic Human Cadaver Lab on US West Coast Opens at Stanbridge College

First Synthetic Human Cadaver Lab on US West Coast Opens at Stanbridge College

Stanbridge College has opened the first Synthetic Human Cadaver Lab on the West Coast as a training resource for its students. The lab includes two synthetic full-body human cadavers including bones, muscles, blood vessels, veins and organs from SynDaver™ Labs. It also includes six isolated arm and six isolated leg models. Stanbridge College is the […]

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Stanbridge Spotlight: Occupational Therapy Assistant Alumnus Shaneill Davis

Shaneill Davis, not only gets to work in Beverly Hills, but also has a job that continues to make her happy. Since caring for people is a passion of hers, this Occupational Therapy Assistant graduate can truly say that she loves her job. During her time at Stanbridge, the hands-on training created a better learning […]

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