USF Health International Foundation hosted recent trip to the City of Knowledge

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  The USF Health International Foundation recently hosted Dr. Kiki Caruson, Assistant Vice President for Research, Innovation and Global Affairs, Dr. Rachel May, Director of the Institute for the Study of Latin America and the Caribbean, and Dr. Mario Hernandez, Chair of the Department of Child and Family Studies in the College of Behavioral and […]

Greetings from Folashade Osibanjo serving in Zambia

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  We recently received an update from COPH Peace Corps Master’s International student, Folashade Osibanjo, currently serving in Zambia. Please read on to learn more about Folashade’s Peace Corps assignment. “I am currently serving as a Peace Corps CHIP (Community Health Improvement Project) Volunteer at Nsadzu Rural Health Center in Chadiza District, in the Eastern […]

International Education Week at USF, Nov. 14 – 18

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International Education Week is a joint initiative of the United State Departments of State and Education. First held in 2000, International Education Week is currently celebrated in more than 100 countries, and this year, it is scheduled for November 14 – 18. This annual initiative aims to promote international understanding and build support for international […]

College of Public Health International Programs Discussed at NAFSA Region VII Conference

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    Stephen Church, Director of the Panama Initiative and International Programs and  Co-Coordinator of the Peace Corps Masters International (PCMI) program for the College of Public Health, recently presented on College of Public Health international activities at the NAFSA Region VII Annual Conference in Mobile, Alabama. Mr. Church led a session entitled “Meeting the […]


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For the first time in the history of the College’s partnership with the US Peace Corps, four COPH Master’s International students are living abroad for two years volunteering with the Peace Corps. Stephen Cormier (Cameroon), Aditi Desai (Uganda), Samantha Spedoske (South Africa) and Folashade Osibanjo (Zambia) have all completed their classroom work, and since the […]

One Month Update from the UK by Fulbright Scholar Thomas Bernard

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  I recently attended the September US-UK Fulbright Orientation with other Fulbrighters in the 2011-2012 class.  This class includes about 40 postgraduate scholars and 25 scholars, chairs and fellows coming to the UK.  Besides the expected time on the logistics of the Fulbright program, the group had opportunities to meet two newspaper editors, a sitting […]