Peace Corps in the News
Recent stories about Peace Corps are indexed chronologically. Select a headline to view the full story. Older stories are available in our stories archive.
FLOTUS Michelle Obama’s Asian trip promotes ‘Let Girls Learn’ education program
This story originally appeared in the Youth Health Magazine During her first visit to Japan, First Lady of the United Staes (FLOTUS) Michelle Obama promoted ...
Michelle Obama Urges Cambodian Students to Finish Education
This story originally appeared in NBC’s Today Show Michelle Obama on Saturday urged Cambodian students to finish their education, follow their dreams and speak up ...
Peace Corps trip serves as eye-opener for Travnicek
This story originally appeared in Columbus Telegram When Leah Travnicek decided to travel overseas, she really took the plunge. She wasn’t going to just spend ...
US 1st Lady visits Japan to showcase girls’ education aid
This story originally appeared in Associated Press TOKYO (AP) -- U.S. first lady Michelle Obama is visiting Japan and Cambodia, who are among Asia's richest ...
Rotary and Peace Corps Find Renewed Relevance With Older Volunteers
This story originally appeared in The New York Times THREE years ago, Douglas Crumley sold his financial planning practice in Fair Oaks, Calif., and he ...
Valley Center Peace Corps volunteer organizes Mongolia Special Olympics games
This story originally appeared in Valley Road Runner A Peace Corps volunteer in Mongolia, Busacca is a man on a mission. "There is a lack ...
Peace Corps celebrates 54th year
This story originally appeared in FOX 9 The Peace Corps is celebrating its 54th anniversary this week. A celebration was held Saturday at the new ...
Wondering what to do after graduation? The White House has a new idea
This story originally appeared in Teen Vogue If you haven't yet figured out what you want to do with your life—well, you're not alone. Thankfully, ...
Glens Falls graduate is teaching English in Uganda
This story originally appeared in Post-Star Kelsey Sabo will spend the next two years living without electricity or running water. “All of my norms have ...
7 Reasons Why Peace Corps Volunteers Make the Best Startup Workers
This story originally appeared in Startup Institute There are currently 6,818 active United States Peace Corps volunteers, meaning approximately half of these people will return ...
For Ann and John Sayles, retirement starts with the Peace Corps
This story originally appeared in Capital Times Spending two years in the world's poorest country might not be the way most of us would start ...
D.C. area universities among top providers of Peace Corps volunteers
This story originally appeared in The Washington Post Three Washington area universities were among the top providers of volunteers for the Peace Corps this year, ...
Washington state leads in Peace Corps rankings
This story originally appeared in USA Today The state of Washington is well on its way to becoming known for one of the nation's top ...