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Mission:
The purpose of SOTA is twofold. First, SOTA will increase campus and community awareness of the occupational therapy profession. Second, SOTA will be active on national issues by sending an ASD Delegate to the annual AOTA Conference every year.

Membership requirements: In order to be eligible for membership, a Student Body Member must be enrolled as a MOTS of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

Oklahoma Occupational Therapy Association
The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.

Officers

SOTA Officers 2022-2023

News/Events

Next meeting November 11, 2022 from 12-1pm. 

Please reach out to Lizzy McHan or Lynanne Lutz with any questions. 

Bylaws

Bylaws

Requirements

Occupational therapy students enrolled full-time at OUHSC are qualified to be members of SOTA. To be a member in good standing, and receive recognition at graduation, students must complete the requirements of ‘Membership in Good Standing’ as outlined below.

Membership in Good Standing:

  • Must be enrolled as a MOTS of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
  • First and Second Year OTS
    • Attends 2 general SOTA meetings each semester (4 annually)
    • Receives the following points each semester: 2 service, 2 fundraising, and 2 campus involvement, and 2 professional development (Total of 8 per semester, 16 annually)
  • Third Year OTS 
    • Attend 1 general SOTA meeting each semester (2 annually)
    • Participate in 1 service, fundraising, campus involvement, and professional development event per year (total of 4 points per academic year)

AOTA Conference Reimbursement

  • Must maintain all requirement of membership in good standing
  • First and Second Year OTS 
    • Receives a minimum total of the following points by the end of April: 8 fundraising, 8 service, 4 professional development, and 4 campus involvement
  • Third Year OTS
    • Receives a minimum total of the following points by the end of April: 5 fundraising, & 5 which may be a combination of service, community involvement, and/or professional development points
  • All students must submit the Letter of Commitment by the specified due date.

Please email one of the officers listed above to update or inquire about your points.

Membership Standings

Please email a SOTA Executive Officer if you have questions regarding your point status.

Class of 2023

Class of 2024

Class of 2025

Meeting Information


Meeting Minutes

Fall 2022
Septemeber 2022

Spring 2022
April Meeting
March Meeting
February Meeting

Fall 2021
November Meeting
October Meeting
September Meeting

Spring 2021
April General Meeting
March General Meeting
February General Meeting

Fall 2020
October General Meeting
September General Meeting

Summer 2020
June General Meeting

Spring 2019
February 13, 2019
January 22, 2019

Spring 2018
February 6, 2018

Fall 2017
November 7, 2017
October 3, 2017
September 5, 2017

Spring 2017
June 20, 2017
March 21, 2017
February 28, 2017
January 31, 2017

Fall 2016
November 1, 2016
October 4, 2016
September 6, 2016

2015
December 1, 2015
November 10, 2015
October 6, 2015
September 1, 2015
March 24, 2015
February 24, 2015
January 27, 2015

 

Fundraising

Faculty Costume Competition! 
Support SOTA and make your favorite professor on each campus dress up in a crazy costume! Link to vote!

Please reach out to our fundraising officers for information about fundraising opportunities.

Service

Oklahoma City:

  • Autism Oklahoma 
    • Halloween Party October 21st 
    • Volunteers needed to help decorate and facilitate group interactions
    • Make sure to sign up for this event at the link provided in the email sent out 
      by last week.
  • Future Events
    • November: Drive for Infant crisis center in OKC
    • December: Make cards to send to an assisted living facility in OKC

Tulsa

  • The Little Lighthouse, Fall Fest
    • ​October 25th from 8am to 1pm, come if available for shifts
    • Supply drive for this event (Google Doc sign-up)
  • Bellarose Senior Living, Pumpkin Craft
    • October 15th at 11am
  • Bellarose Senior Living, Pumpkin Decorating Contest
    • October 17th at 3:00pm
    • October 18th at 1:30pm
    • October 19th at 1:30pm
  • Thanksgiving Dinner at Bellarose, November 17th at 3pm
  • Holiday party for families at The Little Lighthouse, December 1st at 4:30pm

AOTA Annual Conference

Kansas City, Missouri
April 20-23, 2023
https://www.aota.org/events/calendar/aota-inspire-2023

Photos

Please email McKinley Payne with photos for our end-of-the-year slideshow. 

You can also send photos to Mary Moody for our Instagram account.

Follow @ouhscsota on Instagram!