Posts Tagged ‘undergraduate education’

Public health undergraduates experience Panama for the first time

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“It was very, very successful,” said Deidre Orriola, instructor of the USF College of Public Health’s first undergraduate course held in Panama, which concluded June 1. At the end of May, a group of 12 undergraduate students, one staff member and one faculty member traveled to Panama for an eight-day, three-credit-hour class. Orriola taught the […]

Deidre Orriola presents poster at annual meeting

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USF College of Public Health instructor Deidre Orriola is calling it: Flipped learning is the next big thing in academics. Most recently, the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health selected her poster titled “Flipping public health education: A rationale for turning lecture-based learning on its head” for presentation at the 2015 annual meeting. […]

Atypical graduates highlight spring 2015 pinning ceremony

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“You should be proud of your accomplishments!” Dr. Kay Perrin told the College of Public Health baccalaureate graduates at the pinning ceremony May 1.  “As of tomorrow, you will be among the 26% of the U.S. population with a college degree,” added Perrin, associate professor and assistant dean for undergraduate studies. Among all the honors, […]

Energetic undergrads represented COPH on USF Day at the Capitol

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A spirited pair of undergraduates were among a handful who represented the College of Public Health on USF Day at the Capitol in Tallahassee on Feb. 11.  Like their counterparts from the university’s other colleges, their presence was part of the institution in the big picture. “We were there to lobby for all of the […]

Infographics highlighted undergraduate class’s varied creativity

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Spring 2015 was Alison Oberne’s first semester teaching Public Health Seminar: Communications in the Digital Age, and she can barely contain how much she enjoyed the experience. In the course, students explore a variety of related skills and develop communication strategies on topics of their choosing, with the proviso that the topics are public health-related. […]

USF Nursing and Public Health graduate programs ranked among nation’s best

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Both showed increases in the latest U.S. News ranking of America’s graduate schools Graduate programs at the University of South Florida’s College of Nursing and College of Public Health ranked among the nation’s best in the latest U.S. News & World Report “America’s Best Graduate Schools” edition, appearing online this week. Last ranked by U.S. […]

Transition and vision highlight 30th annual State of the College address

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Dr. Donna Petersen, dean of the USF College of Public Health, christened the renovated Samuel P. Bell III auditorium with her 2014 State of the College Address on Monday, Nov. 10. Former Rep. Bell, “the Godfather of COPH,” was among honored guests at the refurbished facility’s first event. After welcoming guests with a “happy anniversary” […]

Award-winning advisor Annette Strzelecki helps COPH undergrads define success

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“A 4.0 GPA does not define a successful student,” said Annette Strzelecki (pronounced “Strez-leckie”), winner of the 2013-14 USF Outstanding Undergraduate Advising Award. “I would define successful students as ones who have gotten involved, explored their identity, taken on leadership rolls, found out what they are passionate about, done research, volunteered and had internships in […]