Suspension of the 2019-2020 VCU-Marquette Challenge Dear Participants of the Marquette Challenge, This is a time truly unlike any other. The COVID-19 crisis has created extreme challenges for all of us in the physical therapy community. Regrettably, we must suspend our annual student fundraiser, the 2019-2020 VCU-Marquette Challenge. With [...]
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COVID-19 UPDATE ON VCU-MARQUETTE CHALLENGE In these uncertain times we are all facing tremendous personal challenges. In light of the many precautions that are being taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at schools and universities, the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR) has elected to extend the deadline for the VCU-Marquette Challenge. The new deadline is [...]
University of Delaware Physical Therapy Hosts First-Ever UD PieTime Congrats to the University of Delaware Physical Therapy team on a successful (and fun) fundraiser for the Marquette Challenge! The UD Pie Time is a fundraiser in which donations are made to a favorite director, professor, or clinician to see [...]
Challenge Volunteers Join FPTR at Denver Conference Challenge coordinators were ever-present at the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research exhibit booth in Denver at the 2020 American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting. These volunteers rallied fellow students in giving more than 250 gifts toward Marquette Challenge school totals. We [...]
Host a Restaurant Fundraiser for Research Each year, physical therapist and physical therapist assistant students across the U.S. host creative competitive fundraisers for the Marquette Challenge. These fundraising events connect students with physical therapy research in a meaningful way and make it possible for the Foundation for Physical Therapy [...]
CHALLENGE COORDINATORS RECRUIT PT AND PT PROGRAMS FOR "THE LIST" AT APTA NSC Last year, the 2018-2019 Pitt-Marquette Challenge raised more than $266,000 for physical therapy research. This year, a new group of student coordinators is already hard at work to promote the 2019-2020 VCU-Marquette Challenge. The students exhibited [...]
FPTR Partners with PT Pubnight for Challenge Kickoff The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research is partnering with PT Pub Night for an evening of networking, drinks, and fun under the Albuquerque desert sky! This event is the launch of the Foundation’s 2019-2020 VCU-Marquette Challenge, a student-led fundraiser that fuels the funding of physical therapy [...]
Physical Therapy and Physical Therapist Assistant Students from Across the United States Raise More Than $266K for Physical Therapy Researchfoundation4pt2019-06-13T18:04:39+00:00
Physical Therapy and Physical Therapist Assistant Students from Across the United States Raise More Than $266K for Physical Therapy Research Physical therapist and physical therapist assistant students from more than 150 schools joined forces for the 2018-2019 Pitt-Marquette Challenge, fundraising $266,019 for physical therapy research. The student [...]
RSVP FOR PT PUB NIGHT HOSTED WITH THE FOUNDATION Let the Foundation for Physical Therapy know you plan to attend this year’s event in Providence, RI this October, supporting the Marquette Challenge and the Foundation for Physical Therapy! This year’s event will be held at the Providence GPub (just a [...]
PRIZES AND AWARDS ANNOUNCED FOR 2018-2019 PITT-MARQUETTE CHALLENGE The 2018-2019 Pitt-Marquette Challenge has kicked off with special prizes and awards planned for the top fundraisers. View the details below and get on "the list" of schools supporting this initiative. $1,400 reimbursement for student travel to NEXT [...]