Posted in Community Service/Service Learning

Physical Therapist Assistant Students Join Forces with Local Health Club to Support Active Agers

By on April 20, 2017

Bay State College's Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program is so dedicated to service learning, they've made it a core part of their curriculum! PTA students are assigned their service learning projects during their first semester, and work on them for the remainder of their two-year program. We sat down with a group of graduating PTA students - Sammi Lehr, Kaitlin Kolesnikoff and Alison Quill - to learn more about the service learning project they completed this year.

Bay State College Physical Therapist Assistant Students Complete 2-Year Service Learning Projects

By on April 18, 2017

At Bay State College, students in our 2-year Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program come from all walks of life. Many enter the program with a degree in a different field, and all come with a unique idea about where their PTA degree will take them. When it comes time to choose a topic for their program-long service learning project, students have the opportunity to follow their passions and interests to create a project that is unique to them, but also helps the community. 

This Fashion Student Is Using Recycled Clothing to Spread an Important Message

By on April 14, 2017

Chavon Holiday inspected the two garments in front of him – one a cool, burgundy cotton sweater, the other a tattered, moth-eaten knit top. He then put some music on, and got to work. Chavon is a participant in the Green Eileen project, an initiative from Eileen Fisher to repurpose their customers' "gently loved" garments into new garments to sell. All profits support programs for women, girls and the environment.

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