Peace Corps in the News
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Thousands more girls to receive access to education via Peace Corps initiative
This article originally appeared in the The New York Times The Peace Corps announced on Wednesday that it had more than doubled the number of countries ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Values Staying Active In Old Age
This article originally appeared on NPR Alice Carter has traveled a long road to get to where she is today. Morocco, that is. Carter, 87, ...
Fairbanks residents share their Peace Corps world experiences
This article originally appeared on Newsminer.com It came as no surprise to the members of the Northern Alaska Peace Corps Friends that Alaska tied for ...
Former Peace Corps volunteer gets help continuing his mission in Honduras
This article originally appeared in The Berkshire Eagle For 20 years, Eddie O'Toole has been scratching together used and otherwise discarded goods to ship off ...
Like brother, like sister: Making a difference in Peace Corps one Verhulst family member at a time
This article originally appeared on Forks Forum As a child, Johannah Verhulst looked up to her big brother Eduard “Eddie” for almost everything. The siblings ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Surprises His Parents
This article originally appeared on NBC News 10 NBC10 was there for a heartwarming reunion between a Peace Corps volunteer and his parents just in ...
Knox Revamps, Modernizes Peace Corps Prep Program
This article originally appeared on Knox College News Knox College, the first college in the country to have an official Peace Corps Preparatory Program, is ...
Vermont Ranked No. 1 Among Top Peace Corps-Producing States
This article originally appeared on The University of Vermont News Today, the Peace Corps announced that Vermont ranks No. 1 among states with the highest ...
Peace Corps and IBM Corporate Service Corps Team Up to Help Communities Around The World Thrive
This article originally appeared on Finchannel.com The Peace Corps and IBM are launching an innovative public-private partnership to allow highly skilled corporate professionals to serve ...
Amid purposes spike, Colorado nonetheless fertile floor for Peace Corps
This article originally appeared in The Denver Post When Anita Annan, a 22-year-old Denver native and daughter of immigrants, arrived in Uganda this month to ...
Alumni Return to Campus, Inspire with Peace Corps Experiences
This article originally appeared on Knox College News After initiating transformative projects in their given countries through the Peace Corps, three Knox College alumni came ...
‘I Want to Go and Help’
This article originally appeared on eMissourian.com Bethany Dixon, Union, is leaving next weekend to begin a 27-month commitment to the Peace Corps in Uganda. She ...
This Peace Corps volunteer helped discover a lizard unknown to science
This story originally appeared in The Washington Post. Being a member of the Peace Corps has its rewards. Getting to co-author a scientific paper isn't usually ...
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