Administrator Receives OTA Education, Community Awareness Award


Administrator Receives OTA Education, Community Awareness Award

Tuesday, November 8, 2022
kim meany outside holding award

Kim Meany of Lake Hopatcong, Raritan Valley Community College Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, has received the “Award of Merit OTA: Advocacy for OTA Education and Community Awareness” from the New Jersey Occupational Therapy Association.

She received the award on October 22 at Rutgers University, Newark, during a ceremony held at the university’s Health Science Building.

Meany, who has been at RVCC for five years, has been honored for her efforts advocating for OTA students by providing them with an enriched learning experience both inside and outside the classroom. She is also being recognized for her work with the Student Occupational Therapy Assistant Association (SOTAA) at RVCC, including coordinating such events as food and toy drives, Tools 4 School, and backpack awareness programs in school districts, as well as participating at local community events.

A Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant, Meany received a Bachelor of Science from DeVry University. She is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, MI.

Ranked by and as the #1 community college in New Jersey in 2022, Raritan Valley Community College has been serving as an academic and cultural center for Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for over 50 years. The College has been nationally recognized for its service to the community, environmental stewardship, and commitment to diversity. It is home to  a Planetarium, Science Education Institute and 3M Observatory; a Theatre offering professional performances for all ages; and an Honors College for high achieving students.

The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as career training and professional development courses. RVCC is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. For further information, visit



November 8, 2022

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