Students Inspired by Service Work in Guatemala

Posted on 02/16/2012

Rebecca von der Heyde, PhD, OTR/L, CHT, associate professor of occupational therapy, has traveled with her students to Guatemala on medical mission trips with the Guatemala Healing Hands Foundation for the past six years. This summer, however, she brought along additional Maryville companions. In partnership with Cynthia Briggs, PsyD, director of Maryville's music therapy program, and three other faculty members, von der Heyde visited Antigua, Guatemala, with 13 music therapy and occupational therapy students for a groundbreaking, cross-disciplinary service learning trip. Read the original article >>