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Student Physical Therapy Organization

The Student Physical Therapy Organization (SPTO) is an approved organization recognized by the MU Physical Therapy (PT) Department. The mission of the SPTO is to provide service to the physical therapy profession, to the School of Health Professions and PT Department, as well as to the community.

There are typically 2-3 SPTO meetings each semester. Decisions are made regarding how SPTO funds are spent and activities that are organized by students throughout the year. Some of those events and activities include:

  • Department/ social:
    • Welcome Picnic
    • Fall Ball
    • Softball & campus sports
  • Service activities:
    • Adapted Gymnastics
    • Special Olympics
    • Wheelchair Relay
    • Intramurals
    • 5K/10K Run/Walk
    • Fall Prevention Screenings
    • Campus education and screenings
    • Wheels for Guatemala
    • Other area service opportunities