Peace Corps in the News: Archives
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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 ...
Peace Corps sees 40-year high in applications for overseas program
This story originally appeared in The Washington Post. The U.S. Peace Corps last year saw its applications reach a 40-year high in response to an initiative ...
From the Peace Corps to public health at Emory
This story originally appeared in Emory University News Center. Neither Becca Egner nor Paul Fleming planned on a career in public health when they signed up ...
Why Job Candidates from Peace Corps and AmeriCorps Are Good for Business
This story originally appeared in The Huffington Post. Mission oriented. Globally minded. Proven leadership experience in complex, unpredictable environments. Exceptional intercultural skills. Adept at managing limited ...
Peace Corps director praises Vermont
This story originally appeared in Burlington Free Press. Lavishing praise on Vermont for its spirit of service, Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet spoke Wednesday at the ...
Big Ten dominates a different kind of 'Top 25' ranking
This story originally appeared in Big Ten Network. Around this time of year, students, alumni and fans of Big Ten college football teams are abuzz about ...
Unofficial Peace Corps Cookbooks Offer Volunteers a Taste of Home
This story originally appeared in The Plate. The official Peace Corps Volunteer Handbook and the organization’s various country guides tell new volunteers how to do many ...
UW-Madison student, a Peace Corps alum, inspires his parents to suit up, too
This story originally appeared in Wisconsin State Journal. After Jeff Shaver survived a devastating fall in 2010, he and his wife reevaluated their lives. They felt ...
Former Peace Corps volunteers find new roles in Baltimore's immigration office
This story originally appeared in The Baltimore Sun. Confronted with a need to recruit culturally sensitive workers to help process 20,000 immigrant naturalizations a year in ...
Peace Corps Worldwide Director returns to where she served as a volunteer 32 years ago
This story originally appeared in Talamua Media & Publications. The Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet this week returned, for the first time, to Leulumoega where she ...
The Peace Corps Trail: From Wind River to Morocco
This story originally appeared in Indian Country Today Media Network. When asked why I joined the Peace Corps, I don’t really have a great answer. I ...
The Peace Corps wants ... baby boomers?
This story originally appeared in NPR Marketplace. According to the U.S. Peace Corps, 7 percent of its 6,818 volunteers are over the age of 50, and ...
Peace Corps volunteer employs the adaptability she developed as a military brat
This story originally appeared in Stars and Stripes. On Mother’s Day, Sheila and Randy Sellers were in an airport en route to Africa. Between PCS assignments ...
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