Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA)

“SOTA fosters the personal and professional development of occupational therapy (OT) students as well as those interested in learning more about the profession. Members are encouraged to actively participate in community service projects and to strive for educational excellence.
In addition, SOTA advocates for students and professionals in the OT field and strives for recognition of OT as a valuable career. The groups consistently follows current trends in the field and looks to find ways to engage in environments and experiences that elicit teamwork with other occupational therapists, organizations and health professionals across disciplines. Through educational programs, community service initiatives and social activities, SOTA creates mentoring and networking opportunities within and beyond the classroom setting.”
Please read the rest of the featured SOTA article and video on Kean Exchange. For more information, including reading the organization constitution, emailing your board members, and registering for service hours, please visit SOTA on Cougar Link.
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Executive Board for the 2017/2018 Academic Year:
Executive Officers
President: Olivia Maltempi
Vice President: Alivia Nufrio
Treasurer: Melissa Delateja
Secretary: Jamie Szweada
Public Relations: Larissa Fox
AOTA Student Delegate: Chrissy D'Amico
Faculty Advisor: Professor Claire Mulry, OTD, OTR, CAPS
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Please visit your Cougar Link account online in order to read the SOTA constitution. Membership requirements are found there. Thank you! 

Meetings & Events
Fall 2017-Spring 2018 General Body Meetings (GBM) and Events
Fall 2017
September 11, 2017: OT mentor/mentee mixer
September 18, 2017: General Body Meeting #1
October 7, 2017: BIANJ "Walk for Thought"
October 9, 2017: General Body Meeting #2
October 16, 2017: Bake sale #1
October 20, 2017: Older Adult Prom
October 23, 2017: General Body Meeting #3
November 6, 2017: General Bdoy Meeting #4
November 13, 2017: Bake sale #2
November 20, 2017: General Body Meeting #5
December 4, 2017: General Body Meeting #6
Spring 2018
January 22, 2018: General Body Meeting #1
February 12, 2018: General Body Meeting #2
February 26, 2018: Bake sale #1
March 5, 2018: General Body Meeting #3
March 19, 2018: General Body Meeting #4
March 26, 2018: Bake sale #2
April 2, 2018: General Body Meeting #5
April 7, 2018: Breakfast for Families with Autism
April 23, 2018: General Body Meeting #6