Posts Tagged ‘volunteerism’

USF Health students work together to address health needs in Jamaica

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USF College of Public Health students in the International Health Service Collaborative (IHSC), an interdisciplinary mix of USF Health students, faculty and professionals who work to promote health in underserved communities abroad, spent their annual week-long service trip in Jamaica this March.   This was the first time the group volunteered in Jamaica thanks to […]

Champaigne Spivey’s nonprofit helps those in need

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Twelve years ago USF College of Public Health graduate student Champaigne Spivey and her family left her hometown of San Diego, California and took to the road for change. Change was to come, but not in the form they expected. While driving across country to Tampa for her mother’s new job, they experienced a car […]

Join the Movement, it’s National Public Health Week

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The College of Public Health is part of a national effort to create the healthiest nation in one generation. USF Bulls and members of the local community are invited to join the movement and get involved today! In 1995, the American Public Health Association declared the first week of April as National Public Health Week. […]

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, […]

Undergraduates help count Tampa homeless

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A group of USF College of Public Health undergraduate students hit the streets to help count the homeless during the Tampa Hillsborough Homeless Initiative (THHI) annual point-in-time count. Seventeen students, led by Elizabeth Dunn, adjunct instructor in the Department of Global Health at the USF College of Public Health, participated in the county-wide effort counting […]

Peace Corps Festival celebrates USF’s growing global service commitment

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The University of South Florida commemorated National Peace Corps Week at the College of Public Health with its annual Peace Corps Festival, March 2. Returned Peace Corps volunteers shared stories and experiences from abroad, while guests sampled international dishes as they celebrated USF’s role as a top producer of Peace Corps volunteers and international volunteerism. […]

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, […]