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PT Month Schedule of Events

October is National PT Month

Celebrate with Mount Union's PT program by participating in our planned special events and activities. 

Any student, faculty member, or staff member who joins us in participating in service activities in October can earn a free UMU PT Day of Service t-shirt!

Note: If you plan to participate in any service activity other than the PT Day of Service on Saturday, October 21, please fill out the UMU DPT Service Sign-Up Form for your free t-shirt! 



Sign up for one or more of the following October service events:

October 10
UMU PT Community Meal  | Christ United Methodist Church, Alliance, OH, 3:30 – 6 p.m.
To volunteer to help cook and serve a community meal at the United Methodist Church in Alliance, please sign up through the Community Meal sign-up form.

Be sure to check the box on the UMU DPT Service sign-up form to receive your free UMU PT service t-shirt.

October 21
Global PT Day of Service  | Pegasus Farm, Hartville, OH, 8:30 a.m. – Noon

Volunteer for PT DOS/UMU Saturday of Service on Saturday, October 21, 8:30 a.m. – Noon

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For more info about the Global PT Day of Service, visit, PT Day of Service. UMU PT will be volunteering at Pegasus Farm in Hartville, OH (cleaning a barn) from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, October 21.

Learn more about Pegasus Farm programming.

October (anytime)
Take-and-Make Bag Decorating for Compassion Delivered
Volunteers can decorate bags for meal delivery to residents of Stark County living with chronic life-threatening illnesses and diseases. Look for information and supplies at the table in front of the PT Office Suite during October. Learn more about Compassion Delivered.

Regula Center Center October Service Opportunities
Participate in any other October service events hosted by the Mount Union's Regula Center. ( Opportunities include additional days of community service, community meals, or doing a take-home service activity with the monthly Take and Make Project (Tie & Make Blankets).

Gym Shoes Donation Drive
Donate new and used gym shoes for the K-12 Marlington Local Schools Gym Shoes Care Closet. Look for our donation box outside of the UMU DPT Office Suite on the 3rd floor Gallaher.



October 25
Life After PT School, UMU PT Alumni Panel Discussion | Aeonian Brewing Company, Alliance, 5 – 7 p.m.

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October 25
Guest Speaker Dr. Ryan Bitzel, PT, DPT: Sports Medicine PT | Aeonian Brewing Company, Alliance, 7 – 8 p.m.

Join UMU DPT program alumni and PT program faculty members at Aeonian Brewing Company, 120 W Chestnut St. in Alliance for a panel discussion, speaker event, and networking opportunity.

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October 5
PT Gathering | Gallaher Lawn, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Stop by the PT Tent on the Gallaher lawn for games, giveaways, and snacks.

October 5
Department of Physical Therapy Tour | Gallaher Hall, 3rd Floor, 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Join us for the UMU Pre-Professional PT Club tour of Mount Union's Department of Physical Therapy.

October 31
UMU DPT Halloween Party | Gallaher Lawn, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.