Posts Tagged ‘international education’

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 […]

Undergraduates practice their passion abroad

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At USF, public health goes beyond the walls of the classroom or even the United States. Public health connects individuals from all different backgrounds and locations, and its reach is global. From Central America to the United Kingdom and even all the way to Northeast Asia, undergraduate students are experiencing public health first-hand, internationally. Getting […]

Isabella Chan puts education to practice in Peru with new fellowship

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USF College of Public Health doctoral candidate Isabella Chan is one of 16 2016-2017 recipients of the Inter-American Foundation Grassroots Development Fellowships. The fellowship will support Chan while she completes her dissertation research in the Carhuaz province of Peru this upcoming September until May. Chan’s research study will explore women’s decision-making around and experiences with intimate partner […]