Author - MaryKate

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In Celebration: The Physical Therapy Inaugural White Coat Ceremony
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A Year in the Life of an OT Student
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Ice Wonders: Exploring Western and Central New York

In Celebration: The Physical Therapy Inaugural White Coat Ceremony

If you were around campus last Friday night, you may have noticed several people milling around dressed up, carrying a white coat under their arm and heading into Holy Angels Church across from the library. They were getting ready for D’Youville’s Inaugural Physical Therapy White Coat ceremony, conceived by the DPT Class of 2016. For the Students of the Class of 2015 and 2016, it was a celebration of their entrance into the health profession and the responsibility that comes along with it. For the Class of 2016 it was a ceremony signifying their entrance into clinical fieldwork. As a[…]

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A Year in the Life of an OT Student

One of the unique things about D’Youville is that we have so many healthcare programs. As healthcare majors we’re able to collaborate with one another during the Interprofessional Simulation Center Lab. This is a class that brings together 8 healthcare programs (including Occupational Therapy, aka OT), so students can learn about each of the profession’s roles. In celebration of Occupational Therapy Month, I decided to interview one of our third year OT students, Amanda Dragone, about the profession and her journey to become an OT.

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Ice Wonders: Exploring Western and Central New York

It’s nearly April and lets face it, it’s still freezing out. The brief stroll from the library to DAC leaves you shivering from head to toe. You touch the door with your hands and the metal is so cold your hands sting in disapproval. The door gusts open and you walk back to quickly attempt to shut it behind you. While some of us used our spring break to travel to some warm destination to try and forget about the cold back at campus, and others wrapped themselves in a blanket and thought about the warm summer days ahead, there[…]

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