Posts Tagged Peace Corps

Cauchavius Watts receives ACHE Congress Scholarship, moves one step closer to dream career

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“I crave the challenges that international healthcare work brings, and I enjoy experiencing different cultures,” said USF College of Public Health student Cauchavius Watts. After completing his service as a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer in Ethiopia in 2012, Watts came to USF to pursue his Master of Public Health degree […]

Sacrifice, hardship, adventure await record number of COPH Peace Corps volunteers

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Six USF College of Public Health students have volunteered for Peace Corps duty this summer, a record number for the college.  Each will undertake a 27-month assignment of personal sacrifice, with personal hardship a distinct possibility. Founded and established by executive order of President John F. Kennedy in 1961, the […]

Education + service = Peace Corps Master’s International. A priceless opportunity

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Ever ask, “What is it that Peace Corps volunteers actually do?” or “What is Peace Corps Master’s International?” Well, wonder no more. It’s National Peace Corps Week and this is the perfect time to get answers. The College of Public of Health offers one of two Master’s International programs at […]

Aves de Paraíso: Christine Meister reports on Peace Corps Service in Guatemala

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The following is the latest in a series of pieces on the lives and times of USF College of Public Health graduate students who are participating in the Peace Corps Master’s International (PCMI) Program. Currently, Public Health’s PCMI students are posted in Botswana, Guatemala, Mongolia, Uganda, and Zambia. This excerpt […]