UGA Public Health

Undergraduate Newsletter

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May 11, 2020

Celebrating #UGAPublicHealth Class of 2020!

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Congratulations, Class of 2020. Public health is needed now more than ever, and we’re excited to see you take on the roles of research, practitioner, and health advocate. Your time is now, and we can’t wait to see what do. Go Dawgs!



Click the links below to enjoy some memories and hear quick shout outs from the faculty, staff, and students in public health. You can also find these and more on the Public Health Commencement website.


Photo Memories


Thank You & Congratulations

Reading of the Public Health Oath


Download your 2020 CPH Graduation Celebration program here.

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Virtual Career Fair - May 15th - Registration is Live

ASPPH is hosting the Public Health Jobs Virtual Career Fair on May 15th in response to critical hiring needs at this time and an inability of our members to host on-campus fairs. We invite you to join with us in promoting this large-scale event.


Event Title: PublicHealthJobs.org: Virtual Career Fair

Registration Link: https://www.careereco.com/events/ASPPH

Date: Friday, May 15th

Time: 10 - 4 pm ET

NEW Summer Course: Contact Tracking & COVID-19

Contact Tracing & COVID-19: Special Problems in Health Policy & Management (HPAM 3570 CRN 66026 for undergraduate credit; HPAM 7100 for graduate credit) is a new course being offered this summer in the College of Public Health. All aspects of the course will be online, taught through virtual seminars and an experiential learning project. Course material will include an overview of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, more commonly known as COVID-19, the public health approach to the pandemic, and public health surveillance methods.After completing the course, students have a skill set in conducting contact tracing for the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
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Senior Signature for Tate Center Plaque - Deadline Extended to June 30th


All May, August and December 2020 undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to include their name on the plaque. The deadline has been extended to June 30th. The first Senior Signature plaque was created in 1991 with just a few hundred signatures. Today, thousands of graduating students make a difference by donating a minimum $50 gift to the university. This gift includes a designation option so that graduates can give to any school, college, department, program, or scholarship that has had a personal impact on them during their time at UGA.
Sign-up online: https://alumni.uga.edu/seniorsignature/

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