Day 2: Beth-El Donation Organization!

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Hello everyone! I’m Kaif Syed, one of the participants on the Ruskin ABST. Our day started with some homemade breakfast, and then we headed to our second community partner for this trip – Beth El Farm Workers Ministry. Upon arrival, we were welcomed and signed in by Shelly, the administrative assistant and thrift store manager […]

Sunday Fun-Day!

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Hey everyone! It’s Danielle Lanphere, one of the leaders on the Ruskin ABST! After a tiring travel day, we went to Hooks for dinner and had gator bites! We got settled in for the night, grocery shopped and planned out our exciting next day. Sunday was our fun day before our work week began. We […]

A Look Into the GU OTD White Coat Ceremony & Celebrate Ruskin

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On Friday May 4th, 2018, the 2nd Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) cohort (c/o 2019) at the GU Ruskin campus gathered with faculty, families, and loved ones at Prince of Peace Catholic Church to display their scholarly research for Celebrate Ruskin and to attend their White Coat ceremony. Around 2pm, OTD students awaited anxiously near their […]

Gannon University Recognizes Occupational Therapy Month Across Two Campuses

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The occupational therapy programs on Gannon University’s campuses in Erie and Ruskin, Florida are collectively among the University’s largest in terms of enrollment. So, it’s no surprise that the observance of National Occupational Therapy month throughout April has been a flurry of events, celebrations and service. The third-year students in Gannon’s Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) […]

GIVE (365) Day(s)

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Doesn’t matter if it’s the scheduled day in the Fall Semester or pop-up days and events year round, Gannon’s Invitation to Volunteer Everywhere (GIVE Day)’s spirit remains the same. This week, Gannon’s physical therapy doctorate (DPT) students in Ruskin, Florida shared GIVE events on their Instagram page. Give Day Part 1: First year Gannon University […]

A New [School] Year & Self-Care

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As the new school year sets in, we begin to experience the  typical cocktail of excitement, nervousness, & sometimes anxiety that comes along with the start of a new year. Whether you are a first-time college student or a second-year graduate student like myself, it’s important to take time to practice self-care. Please feel free […]