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.
The USAP Community School will now be accepting applications for the Class of 2023, which will be the schools third class. 45 students will receive placements to start in January 2022. About the USAP Community School The USAP Community School is an A-level residential school fortalented but economically disadvantaged students from across Zimbabwe. The school … Continue reading USAP Community School Class of 2023 Application Now Open!
The USAP Community School is a residential 11th and 12th grade (A Level) school in Zimbabwe that educates high-achieving, low-income students to excel at the world’s top universities with the aim of building society. In 2021, we have a total of 7 students (10% of our students) from Tongogara Refugee Camp. This year we are … Continue reading USAP Community School Refugee Week Challenge 2021
On May 1st, USAP Alumna Nicole Kumbula, pitched her social business venture “Ukama Igasva” for the Bates College Bobcat Ventures Entrepreneurship Pitch Competition Final. The pitch had an opportunity to win up to $15,000 to fund any entrepreneurial project. “Ukama igasva, unozadziswa nekudya” can be translated to “Relationships are not complete until they are solidified … Continue reading USAP Alum Finalist for Bates College Bobcat Ventures Pitch Competition
LIFE-HACKS ABOUT REMOTE /ONLINE STUDYING TO SOMEONE STARTING IT THIS YEAR. Would you rather die of this contagious deadly COVID-19 because of attending school or stay at home and acquire online learning? “Things do not change, we change” Henry David. Now that we are in this dilemma of the pandemic that does not allow us … Continue reading USAP Uganda (’18) Alumni Reflect and Share Life Hacks for Remote/Online Studying
We’ve got great news: Rise is extending the application deadline! If you haven’t finished your application, or would like to start one, now is your chance! Submit Part I of your application by February 10th for the opportunity to receive a lifetime of benefits! This first part of the application process involves recording selfie videos … Continue reading Rise Global Talent Program Deadline Extended!
Every so often, we come across a student-athlete from Zimbabwe, who has made the transition to college in the U.S., and not only assimilates, but excels. One student who is continually on our radar since he made his college debut playing for University of Virginia, D1 men’s soccer team is Cabrel Happi. Only one season … Continue reading Student Athlete Spotlight: Cabrel Happi
When USAP students arrived on college campuses across America in August, they were pleasantly surprised to find a post office slip alerting them they had a package awaiting them. That package contained a beautiful set of bedding for each of their new dorm rooms. A USAP alumna, who prefers to remain anonymous, came up with … Continue reading Paying It Forward: USAP Students Sleep Well