The OTA program at Idaho State University is up and running. We accepted our first cohort of 16 students in January and we enjoy learning about the great profession of Occupational Therapy along with getting to know each other. The program had a ribbon cutting/open house ceremony to celebrate this great accomplishment on Feb 9th.
Submitted by Jason Balls, IOTA MOTS The Idaho State University MOT SOTA club has had great pleasure to have several opportunities to learn from experts in the field of occupational therapy. Shannon Paulson, an OT with the Pocatello School District. She presented on therapy and service dogs, and emotional-support animals. The club also heard from
The Brown Mackie College SOTA Club is excited to participate in the Lowell Elementary School Fall Festival. Using games, contests, and hands-on activities, the OTA students will be hosting a booth at the festival to raise awareness of backpack safety by educating students, parents, teachers, and school administrators with tips to avoid back pain and
Brown Mackie College has made the difficult decision to cease all education operations at their 27 campuses across the country. The student, staff, and faculty were notified of this in June. Below is the letter that was sent to the students at the Boise campus. Dear Student: I am writing to share the news that,
The MOT program at ISU has just completed our ACOTE accreditation renewal site visit on May 18, 2016. The program will now begin revamping its curriculum and make early plans for an expansion to the Meridian campus. The program has enjoyed stable faculty appointments and student enrollment for the past several years as well as