Posts Tagged ‘international education’

COPH students gain know-how in the City of Knowledge

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In a world that’s constantly becoming more intertwined thanks to advances in technology and globalization, the USF College of Public Health (COPH) puts a great emphasis on the study and advancement of global and international health. Many USF students take part in a variety of study abroad opportunities offered university wide. Of interest to numerous […]

Undergraduate Aubrey Selamu-Bell helps provide clean drinking water in Ghana

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Aubrey Selamu-Bell, a University of South Florida College of Public Health undergraduate student, is one of 15 USF students chosen to take part in a three-year project aiming to improve water sanitation efforts in Ghana. The project, NSF-IRES: Water and Sanitation Research in Ghana, is an interdisciplinary project allowing graduate and undergraduate students from STEM, […]

Alumna Melissa Schreiber soars for study abroad

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USF College of Public Health alumna Melissa Schreiber is using her public health knowledge and passion to educate her students at Valencia College in Orlando, Fla. She later earned her MS in molecular biology and microbiology in 2008 at the University of Central Florida. While earning her undergraduate degree in biomedical sciences, she was introduced […]

Peace Corps volunteer Ruth Sanon reports from Cameroon

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USF College of Public Health graduate student Ruth Sanon is serving as a Peace Corps (PC) volunteer in Cameroon where she recently took part in a week long ‘HIV Boot Camp.’ The boot camp, according to Sanon, allowed PC volunteers to present and exchange best practices, learn about the evolving nature of the HIV pandemic, […]

Fulbright Scholar Jillian Edge sees the U.S. through a new lens

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USF College of Public Health graduate student Jillian Edge received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to explore flooding in Malaysia in order to better understand the impacts of flooding on access to public service in the state of Sarawak. She’s earning her MPH from the Department of Global Health in global disaster management and humanitarian […]

Undergraduates immerse themselves in Cuban culture

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USF College of Public Health undergraduate students, in collaboration with England’s University of Exeter medical students, chose to spend their spring break in Havana, Cuba, March 12-19. Deidre Orriola, an undergraduate COPH instructor, led the students as they took part in homestays with local Cuban families and explored several public health and medical organizations. This […]

COPH hosts Peace Corps Week Festival, March 2

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The University of South Florida is celebrating National Peace Corps Week, Sunday, February 26 – Friday, March 3, 2017.  A special event is planned for Thursday, March 2 at 4:30 p.m.  At this time, the USF System President Judy Genshaft will officially announce four new Coverdell Fellows programs in civil and environmental engineering, applied anthropology, […]

College of Public Health to collaborate with Gifu University in Japan

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The USF College of Public Health’s Dean Donna Petersen visited with faculty and leadership of Gifu University in Japan to engage in a signing ceremony finalizing an agreement for an expanded partnership. The original partnership with Gifu began in the 1980s and the latest agreement is expected to promote international exchanges and research exchanges, according […]