Public health approved as Global Pathway major

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BSPH becomes one of just 10 USF majors certified in the program In April, the USF Global Citizens Project, part of USF’s Quality Enhancement Plan, approved the COPH’s bachelor of science in public health (BSPH) degree program as a Global Pathway major. Global Pathways are majors or degree programs  that “provide students with opportunities to […]

Get ready Class of 2018!

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“For our graduates, thank you for joining the USF College of Public Health, thank you for being a part of our community, and thank you for taking the time to learn about this important and noble profession and to work hard to develop skills that you can take everywhere,” said Dean Donna Petersen. On Thursday, […]

Four COPH students earn prestigious USF Golden Bull Award

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Each year the University of South Florida student affairs office recognizes twenty undergraduate and graduate students who exemplify the “spirit of USF.” The Golden Bull Awards are presented during the spring semester to students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and who have demonstrated leadership experience both on campus and off. This year’s program held […]

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National observance celebrates the ways public health rocks!

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The University of South Florida College of Public Health held a weeklong celebration to commemorate National Public Health Week, April 2-8. Each year National Public Health Week is held during the first full week of April and is organized by the American Public Health Association (APHA), a government-based professional organization for public health professionals that […]

FUSE program guides transfer students to USF

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The USF College of Public Health has joined a university-wide effort to assist prospective community college and state college students as they transition to USF. USF’s FUSE program promotes degree completion for students transferring from local colleges to the USF System. Students admitted to FUSE are guaranteed admission to USF if they earn their associates […]

Join the Movement, it’s National Public Health Week

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The College of Public Health is part of a national effort to create the healthiest nation in one generation. USF Bulls and members of the local community are invited to join the movement and get involved today! In 1995, the American Public Health Association declared the first week of April as National Public Health Week. […]

Dr. James Van Elswyk publishes book on characteristics of major diseases

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The USF College of Public Health undergraduate studies instructor Dr. James Van Elswyk, recently published his book, “Survey of Human Disease,” with Caduceus International Publishing. Caduceus International Publishing provides top-quality interactive health science curriculum to colleges, universities and institutions wherever they are needed. Van Elswyk’s book is set up as an online course where web-based […]