Student Outcomes

  • NBCOT Pass Rates 

    The first class Entry level Doctorate students (Class of 2018) began coursework on June 1, 2015, with graduation slated for August 2018.  The first National Board Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) pass rates will be available the beginning of 2019.  For more information as it relates to NBCOT pass rates/school performance please visit the following link :  http://www.nbcot.org/school-performance

    Student Retention 

    • 24 OTD students enrolled in the inaugural class June 1, 2015
    • 27 OTD students enrolled in the second class June 1, 2016
    • 31 OTD student enrolled in the third class June 1, 2017

    Student Scholarship 

    • Selena Hengy presented and completed with an original intervention at 2016 AOTA conference (For the Maddock Award)
    • (4) Research Poster Presentations-AOTA National Conference 2017
    • First Place/Third Place Brieger Awards 2017
    • Celebrate Gannon (Evidenced Based Presentations) Presenters-2016/2017
    • (2) ASHT Research presentation at ASHT Annual Meeting in 2017

    Student Service Projects 

    • Visions of Hope Fund raiser: Breaking Free (2015)
    •  "GIVE" day- Camp (2015)  Mary Martha Cleanup (2016)
    • Trip to Abroad "Ecuador"- Students participated in level 1 Fieldwork Education while doing traditional pediatric evaluation and treatment, participating in young adult social, fine, and gross skills through group activity, and working in a seating and positioning clinic making custom seats for disabled clients.
    • Raised monies for Stay and Step (assisting clients with spinal cord injuries)
    • National Alliance on Mental Illness on Campus Gannon University, Ruskin, Florida (NAMI on Campus Gannon)
    • YMCA at Camp Christina
    • Feeding Tampa Bay
    • Camp No Limits (Pediatric Camp for Children)
    • Backpack Awareness Day 2016/2017
    • Learn to Fish
    • Celebrate Ruskin

    Student Activities  

    • FOTA State Conference- Orlando 2016, Orlando 2017
    • AOTA Annual Conference- Nashville 2015, Chicago 2016, Philadelphia 2017
    • Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA)
    • OTD Christmas Spaghetti Dinner party
    • Fundraising
    • White Coat Ceremony (marks the date students are eligible for Fieldwork Level II's)
    • Veteran's Gala
    • Beach Day in February
    • Car Wash