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COPH graduates its largest cohort of black doctoral candidates at December commencement

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One hundred and sixty USF College of Public Health (COPH) students—including six black doctoral candidates, the largest in the college’s history—received degrees at the fall 2019 commencement held in December. “They are pretty amazing colleagues with an incredible work ethic and goals for themselves, their families and their community. I […]

New COPH grads welcomed into “a noble profession”

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The USF College of Public Health (COPH) celebrated 156 graduates on Dec. 7 in the Samuel P. Bell III Auditorium in the COPH. Seventy-seven students were awarded bachelor degrees while 71 earned their master’s degrees, including the first cohort in the online MPH Nutrition and Dietetics program. Eight students also […]

USF COPH graduates 122 “catalysts of change” in summer 2018 graduation

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The USF College of Public Health graduated 122 future public health professionals on Saturday, Aug. 4. Fifty-eight students received a bachelor’s degree, 60 a master’s degree and four were awarded doctorates. From the pinning ceremony for the undergraduates held Friday morning, Aug. 3, to the graduation celebration held for the graduate […]

Public health graduates future heroes

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“Never doubt that a single individual can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has—Margaret Mead,” said Dr. Kay Perrin, interim associate dean for the Office of Academic and Student Affairs in USF College of Public Health. This is one of many graduation-related ‘charges’ issued to […]

Summer graduates prepare to practice their passion

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This summer, the USF College of Public Health awarded 179 degrees to students who will go on to contribute to the field of public health. “As public health and health care continue to change in dynamic ways, we are developing better ways to prepare our students.  This summer we once […]

Atypical graduates highlight spring 2015 pinning ceremony

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“You should be proud of your accomplishments!” Dr. Kay Perrin told the College of Public Health baccalaureate graduates at the pinning ceremony May 1.  “As of tomorrow, you will be among the 26% of the U.S. population with a college degree,” added Perrin, associate professor and assistant dean for undergraduate […]

Public health graduates ready to put passions, new concentration to practice in 2015

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At the close of every semester, the USF College of Public Health honors its graduates before they embark on their professional endeavors.  Students file the stresses of their final semesters in “the past” and prepare themselves for their individual paths – graduate programs, fellowships, careers – whatever the future may […]