OT Clubs and Organizations
The Occupational Therapy Department offers a variety of clubs and organizations that align with Misericordia's four charisms: mercy, service, justice, and hospitality. OT clubs and organizations provide students with professional hands-on learning, community service, and local, regional and international service learning opportunities.
OT International Club
Occupational Therapy International Club (OTI) is "dedicated to increasing knowledge and understanding of occupational therapy in diverse cultures and countries". Its goal is to educate students about occupational therapy both locally and internationally, as well as, participate in service projects.
OTI members donate blankets to children in Jamaica!
Members of the Occupational Therapy International Club provided weighted blankets to children in Jamaica. The OTI Club members supported OT students and faculty who were attending a service trip to Kingston, Jamaica to assist children in the Mustard Seed Community.
Dr. Ellen McLaughlin is the OTI Club advisor.
MSOTA, the University award winning organization, stands for the Misericordia Student Occupational Therapy Association! One of the most active and service-oriented clubs on campus, MSOTA has a long list of activities including service projects and fundraising events to benefit local community and non-profit organizations. MSOTA holds service projects and fundraisers to benefit the Special Olympics, Ruth's Place, Relay for Life and the CEO Food Bank among others.
Dr. Dawn Evans is the MSOTA club advisor.
David A. Evans Color Run
MSOTA members and Dr. Dawn Evans at the David A. Evans Color run!
MSOTA celebrates Occupational Therapy Month
MSOTA members celebrated OT Month at Misericordia
MSOTA OT Month Speaker Night
Pi Theta Epsilon
Misericordia University’s Psi Chapter of Pi Theta Epsilon earned the Most Valuable Player Award and placed fourth in the nation as part of the national St. Catherine Challenge that raises money for the American Occupational Therapy Foundation’s research grants.
Pi Theta Epsilon Inductees 2018
Intercollegiate Speaker Series
PI Theta Epsilon conducted these additional fund raising and service projects in 2015-2016:
- Fall Prevention
- Flea Market
- AOTA Webinars
- St. Catherine's Challenge- fundraiser for AOTF (American Occupational Therapy Foundation)-Nationally ranked 5th out of all the schools that participated
- Classic Car Show
Cougars for Autism Awareness club's main objective is to spread awareness, and educate others about autism. They hold meetings, runs fundraisers, and hosts events around campus in order to meet their objectives of raising awareness and educating others!