Matson, a 23-year-old young man, is a 2nd year student at Huron at Western University doing Honours Specialization in Political science and a minor in French. I am the first international student and Black student to be elected as president of the HUCSC since its foundation. My win of this election is a big win for … Continue reading USAP Alum Spotlight: Matson Kitamisi – First Black and First International Student Council President at Huron at Western University
Zimbabwean Guidance and College Counselors Program: Education USA and Education Matters Partnership
In partnership with EducationUSA Zimbabwe, we launched the Professional College and Career Guidance Counseling Program in ate September of 2021. The program is facilitated by Kim Lloyd Rodriguez and is a hybrid online/in-person program delivered over 6 months. This program is an opportunity for Zimbabwean high school career and guidance counselors to build their knowledge … Continue reading Zimbabwean Guidance and College Counselors Program: Education USA and Education Matters Partnership
USAP Alum Spotlight: Lesley Nyirenda
“The education I received at Stanford is invaluable, and will always be the rest of my life. The chance to also study in the USA, which is a world leader in many respects, was also an experience that has positively influenced my life and thinking in an immeasurable way. I owe all that to USAP. Also, … Continue reading USAP Alum Spotlight: Lesley Nyirenda
12 USAP Community School Alumni Commence Capstone Fellowships
In December 2021, the inaugural class from the USAP Community School graduated following the completion of their studies. As part of the USAPCS curriculum, each student took part in the Research Capstone class, a project-based class that invites students to define and solve problems in their community. The purpose of Capstone is to expose students … Continue reading 12 USAP Community School Alumni Commence Capstone Fellowships
USAP Alum Spotlight: Tafadzwa Muguwe on track to run marathons in all 50 U.S. States
“I live in Boston and dreamed of running in the Boston Marathon. I failed to qualify the first time I tried, but the preparation and race experience was so intense that I needed to recalibrate. I had discovered that I do actually love running, so I thought why not do this and see the country … Continue reading USAP Alum Spotlight: Tafadzwa Muguwe on track to run marathons in all 50 U.S. States
Schmidt Futures and Rhodes Trust Announce First Cohort of “Rise” Global Winners, in Partnership with Education Matters.
Schmidt Futures, in partnership with The Rhodes Trust, announced the inaugural cohort of 100 Global Winners for Rise, a global initiative that finds brilliant people who need opportunity and supports them for life as they work to serve others. Rise is the anchor program of a broader $1 billion philanthropic commitment from Eric and Wendy … Continue reading Schmidt Futures and Rhodes Trust Announce First Cohort of “Rise” Global Winners, in Partnership with Education Matters.
USAP Alum Spotlight: Gladys Saruchera: Biomedical Engineer based in the US, supporting STEM learning in Zimbabwe
Gladys Saruchera, a USAP alum currently based in the US, has been recognized in Zimbabwean and US publications for her commitment to equality, education, and empowerment through her work in Biomedical Engineering. Gladys earned a degree in chemical engineering degree at the University of Massachusetts, and proceeded to work in the medical devices industry. During … Continue reading USAP Alum Spotlight: Gladys Saruchera: Biomedical Engineer based in the US, supporting STEM learning in Zimbabwe
Second Annual USAP Run/Walk/Cycle success!
The Second Annual USAP Run/Walk/Cycle culminated in an eventful celebration of USAP this Sunday, with alumni, current students, and USAP Community members participating in the event from all over the world. The USAP Run/Walk/Cycle is an opportunity for members of the USAP Community to participate in various activities to raise funds for USAP Community School … Continue reading Second Annual USAP Run/Walk/Cycle success!
USAP Alum “Bedding Fairy” for incoming US university freshmen
For the last few years, an anonymous USAP alum in the USA has gifted bedding to freshman as they arrive on campus to help ease their transition to campus life. In the last month, many of our interns and program alumni have headed off to start their freshman year at various universities across the US, … Continue reading USAP Alum “Bedding Fairy” for incoming US university freshmen
USAP Alum Spotlight: Tatenda Shopera: From USAP to Senior Scientist at Pfizer.
Dr. Tatenda (USAP ’08) is a senior scientist at Pfizer who worked as part of the team that developed the COVID19 vaccine. As part of the Upstream Process Development group whose main objective is to develop state-of-the-art manufacturing processes for biotherapeutics ranging from antibodies to vaccines, Tatenda was directly involved in the development of the … Continue reading USAP Alum Spotlight: Tatenda Shopera: From USAP to Senior Scientist at Pfizer.