Posts Tagged ‘undergraduate education’

COPH grad receives 2 top USF awards, graduates in 3 years with perfect 4.0

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When Andrea Prospect graduated the USF College of Public Health (COPH) with her BSPH on August 3, she walked away with more than a diploma. Because of her outstanding dedication to the university and her coursework, Prospect was honored with two prestigious USF Alumni Association awards: the King O’Neal Scholar Award, which is presented every […]

#GraduationGoals: Three COPH BSPH graduates earn a perfect 4.0 GPA

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Three USF College of Public Health (COPH) undergraduates receiving their bachelor degrees in public health (BSPH) were given the distinction of graduating as a King O’Neal Scholar. This is an honor given by the USF Alumni Association to students who finished their undergraduate careers with a perfect 4.0, the highest grade point average (GPA) attainable. […]

Dr. Claudia Parvanta’s book builds student skills in health communication

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USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Claudia Parvanta, says media plays a big role in shaping our conceptions of health and illness. She, along with her colleague Dr. Sarah Bauerle Bass, associate professor at Temple University, have unlocked the multiple ways that health and media intersect in “Health Communication, Strategies and Skills for a New Era,” […]

COPH undergraduate receives $5,000 educational grant

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Taneil Lee, a USF College of Public Health senior raised on the island of Grand Cayman, was awarded a $5,000 educational grant from Island Heritage Insurance. The grant is awarded annually to a Caymanian student enrolled at an accredited university on a full-time basis. According to Dawn McLean-Brady, a member of the educational grant committee, […]

COPH graduates USF’s youngest summer grad!

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McKenzie McIntyre, 18, receives bachelor’s in public health from the USF College of Public Health Tampa native McKenzie McIntyre has been rocking the cap-and-gown look a lot this summer. In May the 18-year-old graduated Hillsborough High School, where she was class valedictorian. Last week she took home a bachelor’s degree from the USF College of […]

Public health approved as Global Pathway major

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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 […]

MPH student Matt Allman goes blue for diabetes awareness

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month and what better way to draw attention to the disease than with blue hair! USF College of Public Health graduate student Matt Allman did just that this month when he sported bright blue locks for the month’s cause. A 22-year-old MPH student, Allman has been living with type 1 diabetes […]

From college to congress, Juan Sanchez takes on Capitol Hill

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“From understanding the behind the scenes legislative process, to witnessing the public health efforts on the Hill, this experience changed the trajectory of my life by motivating me and providing me with insight I would have never grasped elsewhere,” USF College of Public Health undergraduate Juan Sanchez said. Sanchez completed a congressional internship over the […]