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Gael’s Physiotherapy Students Spread Love on Valentine’s Day

The month of February is a time of love and provides an opportunity to tell those in our lives how much they mean to us. The month of February also includes several important days of recognition: International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation on February 6, International Day of Women and Girls in Science on February 11, World day of Social Justice on February 20, and International Mother Language Day on February 21[1].

Is it really almost February?

Is it really almost February? What happened to January? When I look back on the month, I realize now that I had a whole series of flow experiences during which I used my knowledge and skills to their full capacity, became totally engaged and fully invested in what I was doing, and ultimately lost track of time[1]. Flow is a construct described by psychologist Csikszentmihalyi. It occurs when one is so entirely immersed in an experience or activity that sense of time is lost.

Looking Forward To Accepting Our First Students In The New Doctor of Science In Rehabilitation And Health Leadership

Through the spring and fall of 2017, the School of Rehabilitation Therapy received all of the necessary approvals from Queen’s Senate, Ontario Universities Council on Quality Assurance, and the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development to launch a new innovative doctoral-level program. The Doctor of Science in Rehabilitation and Health Leadership (DSc RHL) is the first of its kind at Queen’s University. Our first cohort of students will begin their studies on May 1st, 2018.

The 2017 Homecoming Brunch & Distinguished Alumni Awards!

The School of Rehabilitation Therapy is looking forward to welcoming alumni to campus during Queen’s Homecoming, October 13-15th, 2017. A highlight of the weekend will be the School’s Annual Homecoming Brunch hosted at the Donald Gordon Centre on Saturday, October 14th. The Brunch includes the presentation of the Distinguished Alumni Awards.

50th Anniversary Alumni Profile Project

The School of Rehabilitation Therapy is celebrating its 50th Anniversary! In recognition of this special milestone, the School is publishing an online Alumni Profile Project. This series of alumni profiles will feature graduates from all of our programs, paying tribute to the diversity of experience, achievements, and contributions of our alumni community.

 

Expanding Horizons:
Inspiring Advocacy for Disability and Rehabilitation at Home and Around the Globe

CAOT Conference 2017

As a Gold Sponsor of the School of Rehabilitation Therapy’s 50th Anniversary, the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT) was invited to write a feature piece for the School’s News Blog. We warmly thank CAOT for the contribution of this article, and for their generous support of the School in its 50th year. 

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