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New semester brings new changes for students

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A new herd of Bulls is entering the USF College of Public Health on Monday, Aug. 24. After the spring 2020 semester went fully online due to COVID-19, USF is now reopening to students, faculty and staff, with safety precautions and measures in place, of course. To prepare for the fall semester […]

Coverdell Fellow Brian Richardson shares how the Peace Corps changed him

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For returned Peace Corps volunteer and current USF College of Public Health graduate student Brian Richardson, the passion for helping others began at home. He served for three years, first in Mali as a water safety and hygiene volunteer and later in Gambia as a health extension volunteer. “My dad […]

New semester, new fellows and new structure of the COPH

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This is the semester of all things new for the USF College of Public Health. The COPH welcomed 85 undergraduates, 213 masters and 29 doctoral students this fall semester representing more than 26 different states and 13 countries across each continent of the globe. “It is my honor and privilege […]

COPH offers Coverdell Fellowship for returning Peace Corps volunteers

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Returned Peace Corps volunteers now have the option to become a Paul D. Coverdell Fellow at the USF College of Public Health. This graduate fellowship program awards financial assistance to returning Peace Corps volunteers pursuing an MPH or MSPH degree and will include an internship in underserved communities in Tampa […]

Peace Corps Festival celebrates USF’s growing global service commitment

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The University of South Florida commemorated National Peace Corps Week at the College of Public Health with its annual Peace Corps Festival, March 2. Returned Peace Corps volunteers shared stories and experiences from abroad, while guests sampled international dishes as they celebrated USF’s role as a top producer of Peace […]