The College of Health and Public Affairs is engaged in the global community through a wide variety of activities, including study abroad, partnerships and exchange programs. In addition, the college actively supports the development of an international emphasis in its curricula and research.

COHPA International Affairs Committee

"International Activites & Partnerships" in the college are promoted and coordinated through the COHPA International Affairs Committee, composed of representatives from each academic department and school.

For a list of these representatives, see "Committee Members." For general information about the committee, contact Associate Dean Melvin Rogers at

International activities in the college include but are not limited to:

  • Study abroad programs and opportunities
  • Research partnerships and projects
  • International interest courses and certificate
  • Faculty support for internationalization of curricular activities
  • Faculty and student exchange programs and networking opportunities



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