Posts Tagged ‘Laura Rusnak’

A world of good: COPH professor and colleagues publish article on public health study abroad programs

| Academic & Student Affairs, COPH Office of Research, Featured News, Intl Programs, Monday Letter, Offices, Our Research, Our World, Students

Laura Rusnak, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) faculty member, along with some of her fellow COPH colleagues, recently published a paper entitled, “Integrating diverse study abroad opportunities into public health curricula: Three distinct strategies to address common barriers.”  The article was published in the March 2019 edition of Frontiers in Public Health. “In […]

COPH summer reading list

| Academic & Student Affairs, CFH, Departments, EOH, EPI-BIO, Featured News, Global Health, HPM, Monday Letter, Public Health Practice, Take Note!

On June 28, the University of South Florida was named “Preeminent State Research University” by the Florida Board of Governors. USF joins two other high-achieving Florida universities who have earned this designation. In keeping with theme, USF College of Public Health Dean Donna Petersen and team designated a few titles for the college’s preeminent summer […]

Public health approved as Global Pathway major

| Academic & Student Affairs, COPH Home Page Feed, Featured News, Monday Letter, Take Note!, Undergraduate

BSPH becomes one of just 10 USF majors certified in the program In April, the USF Global Citizens Project, part of USF’s Quality Enhancement Plan, approved the COPH’s bachelor of science in public health (BSPH) degree program as a Global Pathway major. Global Pathways are majors or degree programs  that “provide students with opportunities to […]

Undergraduates practice their passion abroad

| Academic & Student Affairs, COPH Home Page Feed, Featured News, Intl Programs, Monday Letter, Our World, Students, Undergraduate

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 […]

Laura Rusnak presents at the Teaching Professor Conference in Atlanta

| Academic & Student Affairs, Monday Letter, Our Research, Undergraduate

USF College of Public Health Undergraduate Instructor Laura Rusnak presented an electronic poster at the Teaching Professor Conference in Atlanta, GA, May 29-31. The Teaching Professor Conference brings together educators of various disciplines and experience levels from across the nation to share best practices that advance college teaching and learning. The poster, “Improving Student Outcomes […]

USF provides undergraduates with a 360 degree exposure in public health [VIDEO]

| Academic & Student Affairs, COPH Home Page Feed, Featured News, Monday Letter, Our People, Uncategorized, Undergraduate

The undergraduate public health program at the University of South Florida ranks No. 1 in College Factual’s  “Top 10 Veteran-Friendly Public Health Schools” list, which was featured in a Military Times article in June. However, insiders know that this isn’t the only reason why the USF College of Public Health rocks. From unique courses taught […]

Team #USFCOPHRocks! rocked Gasparilla

| Academic & Student Affairs, CFH, COPH Home Page Feed, EOH, Global Health, Monday Letter, Our Alumni, Our People, Students, Undergraduate

Team #USFCOPHRocks! showed up and showed out for the 2015 Gasparilla Distance Classic. Almost 60 students, alumni, faculty, staff, significant others, children, and at least one parent kicked asphalt in a public health running of the Bulls.  The college had representatives participate on Saturday, Feb. 21, and Sunday, Feb. 22, plus some ambitious folks who […]

Undergraduate faculty share best practices at ASPPH annual meeting

| Academic & Student Affairs, CFH, Monday Letter, Our Research, Undergraduate

Two USF College of Public Health faculty members presented at the Undergraduate Education for Public Health Summit in Boston. The summit was held in conjunction with the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health Annual Meeting in November. Representing the college’s Office of Undergraduate Studies, Ms. Laura Rusnak’s oral presentation entitled “Attending Community Coalitions: […]