24 Mar 2011 - Ordinary Extraordinary

The exhibition launch March 24th was well attended by staff, students and invited guests

‚ÄĆEithne Hunt, Occupational Therapy Lecturer and Member of Jennings Gallery Committee, pictured on the left, with Mr Michael Murphy, President UCC, and Prof Fiona Gibbon, Head of School of Clinical Therapies

The theme for this year's creative activity sessions and resulting exhibition is Ordinary Extraordinary.  The students were invited to respond to the following quote on their creative sessions:  Occupation has been defined as 'all of the ordinary and extraordinary things people do at thome, at work and in their community to occupy their time' (Hocking, 2003, p. 190).

The Department of Occupational Sciences and Occupational Therapy

The Department of Occupational Sciences and Occupational Therapy at UCC is proud to announce an exhibit of textile works and prints by 1st Year Occupational Therapy Students

Students are encouraged to learn more about themselves as occupational beings and extend this understanding to their family, friends and the people with whom they will work in teh future.  First year is all about 'what people do in their everyday lives and the world in which they do it.'

The School of Clinical Therapies

The Dept of Occupational Sciences and Occupational Therapy at UCC is proud to announce an exhibit of textile works and prints by 1st Year Occupational Therapy Students

first year [2010 - 2011] occupational therapy students exhibition of creative works

24 march - 4 may 2011

1st Year Occupational Therapy Student

Linda Hogan takes pride in her work.

Students design and execute prints at Cork Printmakers

Occupational therapists need to understand the centrality of creativity to all people and the essential link between occupation and health and well-being, just as they understand the centrality of occupation in every daily life.

Student Representative

Ms Niamh Crowley makes a speech about the process of creating the works and thanks those involved with the exhibition.

Textile work by OT student

Each year there is a designated theme for the students to explore in their creative activities.  The chosen theme reflects the philosophy and content of the year one curriculum.

Mature OT Students

Brid Hannon and Fergal O'Dea

Dept of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Lecturers

Ms Clare O'Sullivan and Ms Erin Riley

Opening Speech

Michael Hanna opened the exhibition with a robust speech followed by remarks by President, Michael Murphy.

The Jennings Gallery

Áiléar Jennings

College of Medicine and Health, Brookfield Health and Science Complex, College Rd, UCC

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