Tag: 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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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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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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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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Stanbridge College Launches Orange County’s First Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy

Stanbridge College Launches Orange County’s First Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy

Stanbridge College, a technical college that offers Masters, Bachelor, and Associate of Science degrees and diploma programs in Allied Health and Information Technology, launched the first Master of Science in Occupational Therapy degree program in Orange County at its campus in Irvine, California. The 23 month program produces generalists in the occupational therapy field with […]

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I Love OT: Stanbridge Spotlight on Jiro Francisco, 2013 Community Service Award Winner

I Love OT: Stanbridge Spotlight on Jiro Francisco, 2013 Community Service Award Winner

Occupational Therapy Assistant graduate, Jiro Francisco, COTA, loves OT, and not just the overtime he puts in to everything he sets his mind to. Jiro is the winner of the 2013 Thomas A. Fuentes Community Service Award for his dedication to his community and consistent enthusiasm he brings to the field of occupational therapy and […]

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Stanbridge Student Spotlight: OTA Student Erika Agustin Fulfills the Need

While working as a Behavior Therapist for children with Autism and going to school full-time at Stanbridge College in the Occupational Therapy Assistant program, Erika Agustin still finds time to do what she loves most: helping others. Erika’s schedule is constantly filled with community service activities. Canned food drives for the hungry, toy drives for […]

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