CHCS Student Handbook 2018-2019

118 Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences 2018–2019 Exercise Science Student Organization (ESSO) The goals and intent of this organization are to: (1) create camaraderie between students and peers interested in the field of exercise and sport science, (2) prepare undergraduate students for graduate programs in the field of exercise and sport science, (3) help undergraduate students build their foundations in the subject of movement sciences, for example biomechanics, and (4) expose undergraduate students to various employment options in the areas of their chosen career paths. Department of Health Science Doctor of Health Science Student Association This association is composed of all students in the Doctor of Health Science degree program and functions to enhance leadership and learning activities for the student body. Department of Occupational Therapy Student Occupational Therapy Association The Student Occupational Therapy Association is open to all students enrolled in the Occupational Therapy Department. The association promotes professional growth through education and service programs and provides its members with opportunities for organizational leadership. Phi Theta Epsilon Phi Theta Epsilon is the occupational therapy national honorary society. The society recognizes and encourages superior scholarship among students enrolled in entry-level programs throughout the United States. Membership is based on academic excellence and professional promise. Tampa Entry-Level O.T.D. Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA) Tampa O.T.D. SOTA facilitates student member professional development and leadership opportunities through various service and advocacy-based activities and experiences. Pi Theta Epsilon Beta Delta Tampa The newest chapter of the national honor society for occupational therapy students and faculty members, Pi Theta Epsilon Beta Delta Tampa’s mission is to encourage research, scholarship, and service among its inducted members. Occupational Therapy Doctoral Student Council The Occupational Therapy Doctoral Student Council will strive to enrich and improve the distance learning experience for students in the Doctor of Occupational Therapy (Dr.O.T.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Occupational Therapy programs through building a supportive network and developing a distance student community.