Program Virtual Commencement 2021

Our 2021 Virtual Commencement Ceremony was held on Friday, May 21 at 1:00 p.m. CST via Zoom for our students.


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Lisa Tabor Connor, PhD, MSOT, OTR/L
Associate Dean and Director of Occupational Therapy
Elias Michael Professor of Occupational Therapy and Professor of Neurology

Commencement Speaker
Catherine Hoyt, PhD, OTD, OTR/L
Instructor in Occupational Therapy, Neurology and Pediatrics

Faculty Speaker
Jessica Dashner, OTD, OTR/L
Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy and Neurology

Faculty Reading Graduate Names
Quinn Tyminski, OTD, OTR/L, BCMH
Instructor in Occupational Therapy and Psychiatry

OTD Student Speaker
Brendan Cook

MSOT Student Speaker
Chelsia Lovelace Bradley

Ranked as the Number Three OT Program in the Nation

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Current, future and accepted applicants are encouraged to virtual visit. We also welcome people who are exploring career options and considering occupational therapy. Dr. Kathy Kniepmann, one of our faculty members, opens our virtual visit sessions with an informal presentation and discussion,  followed by a chat with a current student.

Upcoming VIRTUAL visit sessions*:

*At least two to three visit sessions are scheduled every month. All times are Central Standard Time (CST). Click here for more info.

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Call Dr. Kniepmann at (314) 286-1610
or Robin Hattori at (314) 286-1653