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Students in the Holmes Community College Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program recently became the first in the state to have students published in a scholarly publication. Their article on postural alignment was printed in ADVANCE for Occupational Therapy Practitioners. The students in the 2016 OTA program are: (front row, left to right) Valerie Hill, Shelby Brohaugh, Thomas Moore, Jasmine Proctor, Tiah Jones, Monica Wilkins, Hannah Moore, (back row, left to right) Micah Patterson, Morgan Inman, Hannah Poole, Jordyn Potter, Chelsea Weeks, Cassidy Sasser, and Ambric Williams.

OTA students published in ADVANCE magazine

Students in the Holmes Community College Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program recently became the first in the state to have students published in a scholarly publication. Fourteen OTA students contributed to an article on postural alignment that was published in the industry magazine ADVANCE for Occupational Therapy Practitioners. ADVANCE offers cutting-edge strategies, innovations, salary information and more for those in the field of occupational therapy. Read more

Pictured are (left to right) Kana Williams and Jason Miles. On July 1, Williams was promoted to program director of the Holmes Community College Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program, and Miles was hired as the academic fieldwork coordinator and instructor for the program.

OTA program undergoes leadership changes for 2016-17 school year

The Holmes Community College Occupational Therapy Assistant program, which is housed on the Ridgeland Campus, has recently undergone changes in leadership. Kana Williams, who has served as the academic fieldwork coordinator in the OTA program since 2008, moved into the position of OTA program director on July 1. Simultaneously, new hire Jason D. Miles, MOTR/L, a former occupational therapist within the Vicksburg Warren County School District, has assumed Williams' position as academic fieldwork coordinator and instructor. Read more