April is National Occupational Therapy Month — a perfect time to introduce some of the students, faculty and graduates of Sage’s respected Occupational Therapy program.

Debra Collette PortraitSage’s Occupational Therapy program has a record of 100% passing rate of certification exams, and 100% job placement. Associate Professor and Occupational Therapy Program Director Debra Collette, OTD, OTR/L,  believes the prime reason for this success is that, “We hire faculty with extensive clinical experience who have a real passion for teaching.” Read Professor Collette’s Sage Spotlight

Kate Cook and her familyOccupational Therapy graduate student, mom of two and military spouse Kate Cook found resources at Sage to support her success. Read Kate Cook’s Sage Spotlight


Giovanna FicheraCaptain of the women’s soccer team and a standout in her Health Sciences and Occupational Therapy classrooms, Giovanna Fichera found just the right balance in her college experience. Read Giovanna Fichera’s Sage Spotlight


Sarah Tuzzolo in Occupational Therapy ClassroomSarah Tuzzolo chose Sage for its Occupational Therapy: Accelerated 3+2 program, but what connects her to Sage now is “the most loving community you can possibly imagine” and a supportive environment that has helped her to become more confident. Read Sara Tuzzolo’s Sage Spotlight