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Spring 2018

General

Message From the Dean
Dear Friend of PCPS, It is so hard to believe that it has been over 10 years since the start of our Leahy Clinic and 15 years for the PCPS Leahy Center. Look how far we have come! The Panuska College of Professional Studies, the faculty, staff and students and our benevolent donors, have accomplished so much. I ... Read More

Engaged

PCPS Community Celebration
PCPS celebrated the 15th anniversary of the Leahy Community Health & Family Center and 10th anniversary of the Leahy Clinic at the 2018 PCPS Community Celebration. Read More
Physical Therapy Students and Faculty Present Research at National Conference
For the past two years, the Department of Physical Therapy has granted national recognition for physical therapy students with outstanding service. At our graduation celebration in May of 2017, the department awarded 20 Doctor of Physical Therapy students with membership into the Physical Therapy National Pro Bono H... Read More
Dr. Julie Cerrito Receives Award from PSCA
Dr. Julie Cerrito, assistant professor and Director of the School Counseling Program, has been awarded Counselor Educator of the Year by the Pennsylvania School Counselors Association (PSCA). She was presented with this honor at the organization’s annual conference awards ceremony held in December 2017 in Hers... Read More

Integrated

MHA Program Awarded for Sustainability Effort
The University of Scranton’s Master in Health Administration (MHA) program will be nationally recognized by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) and Canon Solutions America for its sustainability initiatives in the context of corporate responsibility and Jesuit pedagogy. T... Read More
OT Students Complete Fieldwork in Hawaii
During Intersession 2018, eight senior occupational therapy students participated in a level 1 fieldwork in physical disabilities course on Kauai, Hawaii. The purpose of Aloha Kauai is to help students understand how occupational therapy services can improve the health and quality of life of residents living in a m... Read More
Occupational Therapy Purchases 3D Printer
The Department of Occupational Therapy with the support of the PCPS Dean’s office recently purchased and integrated a 3D printer into the curriculum. 3D printing is a new and upcoming technology that can be utilized in a variety of ways in occupational therapy. Both students and faculty will have access and ca... Read More

Global

Nursing Students Complete Service Trip to Dominican Republic
In collaboration with Island Impact Ministries and University of Scranton alumni, 11 nursing students and two faculty members traveled with a team of healthcare providers to the Dominican Republic in January 2018. During this service-based mission trip, ambulatory medical clinics were set up on a daily basis in a v... Read More
Occupational Therapy Faculty, Students and Alumnus Present at International Conference
In collaboration with Island Impact Ministries and University of Scranton alumni, 11 nursing students and two faculty members traveled with a team of healthcare providers to the Dominican Republic in January 2018. During this service-based mission trip, ambulatory medical clinics were set up on a daily basis in a v... Read More
Physical Therapy Conducts Service Trip to Guatemala
The Department of Physical Therapy completed a service trip to Guatemala, Central America, in January 2018. Dr. Peter Leininger and 13 DPT students spent the week traveling to numerous towns to provide physical therapy services to individuals who would otherwise not have the opportunity for care. The trip was an enl... Read More

Department News

Publications
A listing of all the publications included in the Spring 2018 edition of Challenges. Read More
Presentations
A listing of all the presentations included in the Spring 2018 edition of Challenges. Read More

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