Health Sciences – News and Events

Big news. Little news. Everything-in-between news. It’s all here. Check back often as the Health Sciences Department staff regularly updates this page.

2018 Honors Convocation Awardees - Honor Convocation is an annual event at which we celebrate our students’ academic achievements. This year’s Convocation was held on April 26, 2018. Eighteen students were recognized as outstanding in their major, for presenting at this year’s Symposium and received the faculty association achievement award, and 11 students were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the international […]
Villa Maria College Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Boasts One Hundred Percent Success Rate - Buffalo, NY – Just two years ago, Villa Maria College became the first private institution in Western New York to offer an Occupational Therapy Assistant program. Classes in the new program, which is fully accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), began in Fall 2015. Today, the private Catholic college is pleased to announce […]
2017 Honors Convocation a Success - Each year, students, families, faculty and staff gather in our recital hall to celebrate the academic achievements of our students throughout the school year. This year’s event took place yesterday, April 27, 2017.  Twenty-three students were recognized as outstanding in their major, for presenting at this year’s Symposium and as a Who’s Who, and 21 students were inducted into […]
Spring Open House Date Announced - On Saturday, March 25, 2017, Villa Maria College is hosting its Spring Open House for students interested in learning more about the college. Prospective students and their families can learn about our 18 academic programs, including emerging majors in psychology, digital media and communication, digital filmmaking, and our recently-accredited occupational therapy assistant program. Open house […]
Villa Maria College Reports Increase in Enrollment, Adds New Faculty - For a second year in a row, Villa Maria College has reported a positive growth in its enrollment. The incoming class grew by 8% from the previous year, increasing the College’s total enrollment to nearly 600 students. This growth is attributed to the successful implementation of the College’s Visionary Plan, which led to the launch […]
Ride for Roswell 2015 Students Volunteer at the Ride for Roswell - In partnership with Advanced Care Physical Therapy, Villa Maria College students enrolled in the Physical Therapist Assistant program will once again volunteer at the Ride for Roswell on Saturday June 27, 2015. For 20 years, The Ride For Roswell has raised funds to support research and development at Roswell Park, a leading cancer research and treatment center […]
Todd Baker Takes the ALS Challenge Department Chair Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge - Incoming students crowded around the Felician Hall courtyard Thursday afternoon to watch Health sciences and business chair Todd Baker take the ALS Ice bucket challenge. What they didn’t expect is the broad challenge to the college’s Art department faculty including chair Sandra Reicis. “Sandra and I are the two longest-serving department chairs here at the college,” […]

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