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Gift supports occupational therapy fieldwork at CSU's Early Childhood Center

Jo Karen "Jody" Werner (B.S., occupational therapy, '70) and her husband Mike Werner (B.S., outdoor recreation, '70) believe passionately in the value of hands-on learning experiences...

Ellie Gilfoyle, right,

Colorado State University faculty and alumnus named among top 100 influential people in OT

The nominations are in, and in honor of their centennial, the American Occupational Therapy Association has named 100 Influential People to celebrate 100 years of...

Louise White, left, and David Greene, associate professor in OT, at the Legacies Project recognition event.

Louise White: A legacy of teaching and service in OT

Since 2012, Colorado State University's College of Health and Human Sciences has been honoring retired staff and faculty emeriti for their exceptional work and forward-thinking contributions...

Cathy Schelly

Cathy Schelly Retires after 30 Years in Community Practice

Believing that all people, regardless of age, abilities or challenges should have a shot at living life to the best of their abilities with the support...

Carolyn Baum

Journeys Explored Through Annual Knowledge Exchange

This year marked the 16th annual Knowledge Exchange hosted by Colorado State University's Department of Occupational Therapy. Occupational therapy practitioners, faculty and CSU-OT students gathered for...

Empowerment Course Instructor, Mentor and Student

An Empowering Opportunity for Student Success

"I am looking forward to being able to realize my dream," explained Kyle W., a student with the newly launched Empowerment course. The Empowerment course,...

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College of Health and Human Sciences 2017 Alumni Awards - nominate today!

The College of Health and Human Sciences has started accepting nominations for the fourth year of its alumni awards program. All nominations need to be received...

Diana Purtz

OT student persists to graduation with support of department community

Through the caring and understanding of her professors and supervisors, Diana Purtz has overcome many challenges to earn her master's in occupational therapy.

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Bill Roberts

Fulbright recipient to study cultural integration of OT program in Trinidad and Tobago

Bill Roberts, a Ph.D. student in the Colorado State University Department of Occupational Therapy, was inspired to learn more about international occupational therapy education by his...

Brainwaves

Lab looking for volunteers to donate their brainwaves to science

The CSU Brainwaves Research Lab in the Department of Occupational Therapy is currently conducting two studies and is looking for people with autism/Asperger's disorder (15 -...