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Lakeland University exercise science student Alicia Thone recently presented three studies at the Wisconsin Occupational Therapy Association annual conference in Appleton, Wis., on Oct. 11. These studies included, "Background and position profile of American occupational therapists," "Job responsibilities and job satisfaction of American occupational therapists" and "Job and career satisfaction is related to physical, mental, and relational well-being of occupational therapists." Fellow student Colleen Burke and associate professor William Ebben were co-investigators on these studies.
Lakeland recently launched a new relationship with Jefferson Elementary School in Sheboygan. Members of Lakeland's Gentlemen and Gentlewomen of Virtue groups went to Jefferson where their students led them on a tour of their school, played some games and shared lunch. The Jefferson students will visit Lakeland next week to get a taste of what college life is like and to further build relationships. The goal of the program for Jefferson is encouraging their students to be ambassadors and take…
Lakeland University has been honored by U.S. News & World Report on its annual rankings lists of Best Colleges. Lakeland was ranked among the best schools in the Midwest region in advancing social mobility for its students. Lakeland tied for 33rd among Top Performers on Social Mobility among regional universities in the Midwest and was third best in Wisconsin. The rankings note, "Economically disadvantaged students are less likely than others to finish college, even when controlling for other characteristics. But…
Community service is in the DNA of Lakeland University students. Before our freshmen take their first class, we get them in the community in volunteer roles. It’s all part of being a Muskie!
American journalist and professor and honorary Lakeland University graduate Jackie Spinner will screen and discuss her new documentary on access to education for autistic children at Lakeland's Bradley Theatre on Thursday, Oct. 3, at 11 a.m. The screening is free and open to all. "Don't Forget Me" showcases challenges faced by Moroccan parents and children dealing with autism and a discriminatory system that prevents them from being educated. The short documentary follows three families with children on the autism spectrum,…
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LU exercise science student presents three research studies
Lakeland University exercise science student Alicia Thone recently presented three studies at the Wisconsin Occupational... More detail