Student Occupational Therapy Association
M.S. Program in Occupational Therapy

Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA)

General Information

  • Students support local service organizations, engage in innovative projects, network with the local Occupational Therapy community, and sponsor unique learning opportunities
  • Students learn first-hand the value of professional relationships, developing ties with fellow students of all levels, faculty members, and community practitioners
  • Members actively engage in promoting the profession
  • Fundraising efforts have allowed students to attend local and national conferences, fund OT month activities, pay for banquets, and provide in-services by area professionals
  • This student-led professional organization is affiliated with the student organization of the American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Meetings are informal and only last approximately 15 minutes. They provide an environment for students to come and discuss issues that affect their educational experience. Questions can be answered and concerns can be addressed unanimously through the student advocate
  • Coming regularly to SOTA meetings keeps you informed of what is going on and gives you a voice to advocate for yourself and future students
  • The more that students are involved, the more activities can be done and the more fun can be had

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John Rowe
Director of Graduate Admissions

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