Campus Profile: Rory Thomas

Hometown: Columbus, Ohio

Year: Sophomore

Majors/ Minors: Occupational Therapy major and Deaf Studies minor

Why did you pick OT as your major?

I have a passion for helping others and was interested in the medical field but knew I didn’t want to be a doctor, so occupational therapy was the perfect choice.

What are you involved in at Xavier?

Sign Language Club, Student Occupational Therapy Club

What’s something that most people don’t know about you?

I had hip surgery to break my pelvis in three places.

What is the best experience you’ve had at Xavier?

Watching the basketball team beat UC at Cintas with my friends this past December.

What are your favorite songs from your teenage years that you still rock out to when nobody else is listening?

Replay by Iyaz, and anything by the Jonas Brothers

You can only own either a smartphone or a computer, which do you choose?

I would choose a smartphone because it’s basically a small computer, it can do anything a computer can do but also make phone calls.