Posts Tagged health sciences

Six COPH undergrads invited to join Phi Beta Kappa

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Phi Beta Kappa (PBK), the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society for the liberal arts and sciences, recently invited six USF College of Public Health (COPH) students to become members.  Only 10 percent of American colleges and universities have a Phi Beta Kappa chapter. The USF chapter—now two years […]

USF COPH undergrad Endora Ankrah’s firsthand experience with malaria

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World Malaria Day is April 25. She was in the third grade when it hit her the hardest. She missed a month of school while hospitalized in a battle to overcome malaria. USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Endora Ankrah, a second-year health sciences major, has had multiple firsthand encounters […]

COPH gets its own Living Learning Community [VIDEO]

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New for fall 2021: Bulls in Health, a Living Learning Community (LLC) dedicated solely to USF College of Public Health (COPH) students. Previously, public health/health sciences majors shared an LLC with nursing students. But with interest in public health at an all-time high (thanks, at least in part, to the […]

Health sciences advisor Gina Marshall earns Outstanding Undergraduate Advising Award

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USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Gina Marshall, a health sciences academic advisor, has earned an Outstanding Undergraduate Advising Award. The award, sponsored by the USF Office of the Provost, aims to recognize the important role advisors play in promoting undergraduate student success. Marshall is one of six recipients from […]

What’s it like having COVID-19? One COPHer describes firsthand experience

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Azzam Albashir, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) health sciences major, was enjoying his spring break in Canada when COVID-19 brought the world to its knees. Albashir and his traveling companion decided to cut their visit short, before borders were closed, and head home to the United Arab Emirates […]

Health sciences program finds new home at USF COPH

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Have you noticed more students in the lobby and walking around the halls of the USF College of Public Health (COPH) lately? If so, don’t worry―your mind isn’t playing tricks on you. This semester marks the first in which an influx of new faculty, staff and students from the Bachelor […]