Author Archives: Christina Lam

Jared Box Project 2016

On Thursday, January 1, 2016, our first and second year students got together to take part in an event that is becoming a tradition in the Temple OT program– assembling Jared Boxes and delivering them to the boys and girls at Shriners Hospital. Donation collections for the project had been going on throughout the fall semester. … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Better Latte than Never

Hi everyone! Welcome back and hope you all had an enjoyable and restful break! As the semester is starting to wrap up and it’s getting colder outside (on some days), it’s time to hunker down and get our studying on! Just as everyone has different learning styles, we all have our own preferences on how and where … Continue reading

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s 2016

Last Saturday, November 12, 2016, Temple OT students got together to participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. After raising $906 as a team through generous donations from family and friends as well as fundraising, we were ready to walk. We joined a crowd of people that was filled with bright smiles and positive energy. … Continue reading

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Meet the Board: SOTA Secretaries

It’s time for this week’s Meet the Board! Today we’re featuring our student association secretaries: first year student, Ali Bennet and second year student, Melissa Miller. Get to know them a little better by reading about their views on the value of being a team player as well as their favorite things about OT! M1 Secretary: Ali Bennett 1. … Continue reading

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Characters of the Week: Danielle and Melinda

Hi friends! Can you believe that we’re already halfway through November? There are only 3 more days until Fall Break 😀 Soon we can all temporarily stop thinking about school and shift to spending all of the quality time with our loved ones! M1s and M2s alike are looking forward to this well-deserved break. Just hang in … Continue reading

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Meet the Board: SOTA Presidents

TGIF, the weekend is almost here! Before you rush off to do fun things, we have something fun for you, too– this week’s Meet the Board! In this edition, we’re featuring our student association presidents: first year student, Sarah Forsyth and second year student, Caroline Cameron. Keep reading to learn why they ran for this position, what … Continue reading

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Characters of the Week: Maggie & Grace

Hello everyone! Today is a very important day in history– aside the fact that SEPTA is back and running, it’s election day! No matter who you’re voting for, it’s imperative that you go out there and exercise your right to vote! As OT students, we know the importance of recognizing life skills and opportunities that are … Continue reading

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Meet the Board: SOTA Vice Presidents

Hello friends! It’s day 3 of the SEPTA strike and our students seem to be holding on strong. At least the weather is nice and the weekend is near! If you’ve successfully navigated our congested city today, congratulations! Treat yourself to a latte (or whatever alternative you’d like) and keep reading this post. It’s a … Continue reading

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Meet the Board: SOTA Community Service Chairs

Hi everyone! Hope you were all able to get around the city okay with the SEPTA strike today. (Fingers crossed that things will be back to normal soon.) In the mean time, here is the second edition of Meet the Board! In this post, you’ll find some thoughtful responses from our student association community service chairs: 1st year … Continue reading

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Characters of the Week: Perry & Kristine

Happy Halloween boys and ghouls!! 😀 Hope you all took the opportunity today to take a break from your studies and get in touch with your inner child! The M1s got into the spirit by watching Hocus Pocus during their lunch break while many of the M2s took advantage of their half day to grab $3 burritos … Continue reading

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