Tag: Occupational Therapy Assistant

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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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 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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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 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 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 Students Support Medical Aid to Philippines and Raise $10,196 for Typhoon Haiyan Relief

In November, Stanbridge College students, staff, and faculty took immediate action to help disaster relief efforts for the victims of the Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines by raising over $10,196. The funds were donated to ShelterBox and Doctors Without Boarders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), two humanitarian organizations committed to providing the basic needs of shelter, food, […]

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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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Congenital Amputee Athlete Kyle Maynard Inspires Stanbridge College Graduates

Congenital Amputee Athlete Kyle Maynard Inspires Stanbridge College Graduates

Stanbridge College, a technical college that offers Masters, Bachelor, and Associate of Science degrees and diploma programs in Allied Health and Information Technology, featured Kyle Maynard, award-winning athlete, motivational speaker, author, and entrepreneur, as the keynote address to over 2,900 guests at the 2013 Commencement Exercises at Segerstrom Hall. Mr. Maynard was born with a […]

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