Our Students In Action

Engaging the world starts here….

Experiential learning is a critical component of the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics’ bachelor of science in public health. Ask public health students to talk about their courses, and quickly you will learn how their classroom experiences translate into hands-on opportunities not only to learn valuable professional skills but to make a difference in communities locally, nationally and globally.

For example, Loretta Odro ’11, Public Health, was accepted to the IMHOTEP summer internship program.
Read her story

According to recent SU public health graduate and McNair Scholar, Shanique Campbell, “community engagement teaches you skills needed as a professional,” referring to her internship at the Center for Maternal and Child Health. Campbell was interested in studying sweetened soda consumption in pregnant women and worked closely with professor of public health and her McNair mentor, Sandra Lane, to launch this project.
Read her story

Kristen Culmo and Alyssa Fuller, two Syracuse University Public Health students from the Class of 2011, embarked on a three and a half month journey in South Africa through the School for International Training.
Read about their experiences

Andres Moreira ’12 participated in the Semester at Sea program with opportunities of a lifetime to see the world. View one of his experiences in the Semester at Sea video: “Varanasi–Into the Ganges.”

For more information about potential summer internships, see:  Summer Undergraduate Public Health Internships