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Brown Bag Lunch and Learn: Stories from Thailand

University of Minnesota




12 to 1 p.m.


Humphrey 289
301 19th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55455


Peace Corps service is the opportunity of a lifetime and offers two years of international experience. Come to this Brown Bag Lunch and Learn to find out how Peace Corps service made a difference in a local community as well as the life a volunteer.

Lynn Tchida (Teacher Collaboration and Community Outreach Facilitator, 2011-12), Anita Root (Community Based Organizational Development, 2010-12), and Robert Quinn (Agriculture Extension Agent), who all served in Thailand, will share stories, photos, and artifacts from their service. Hear first-hand what it was like to live in another country and become a part of another culture and community.

This event is free and open to the public. You do not need to be a University of Minnesota student in order to attend.

Complete Brown Bag Lunch and Learn Schedule

Stories from Ecuador
Wednesday, June 18, 12 to 1 p.m. | Humphrey 289

Stories from Zambia
Wednesday, June 25, 12 to 1 p.m. | Humphrey 289

Stories from Poland
Wednesday, July 2, 12 to 1 p.m. | Humphrey 289

Stories from the Dominican Republic
Wednesday, July 9, 12 to 1 p.m. | Humphrey 289

Stories from Burkina Faso
Wednesday, July 16, 12 to 1 p.m. | Humphrey 289

Stories from Azerbaijan
Wednesday, July 23, 12 to 1 p.m. | Humphrey 289

Stories from China
Wednesday, July 30, 12 to 1 p.m. | Humphrey 289

Stories from Thailand
Wednesday, August 6, 12 to 1 p.m. | Humphrey 289

Peace Corps Office at the Learning Abroad Center

You are also welcomet to stop in to meet Janice McInerney, RPCV Ukraine, during drop-in office hours on campus.

  • Drop-in office hours: Wednesdays, June 18 - August 6 | 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
  • Learning Abroad Center, 230 Heller Hall
  • PLEASE NOTE: Drop-in time will be interrupted by the Brown Bag Lunch and Learn series outlined above. If you would like one-on-one time for questions, please plan to drop-in before or after a Lunch and Learn.

Like us at www.facebook.com/UMNPeaceCorps and stay updated on monthly events at the U and changes to the drop-in office hours schedule.

About the Peace Corps: Read more or watch a video about what it's like to be a Volunteer including what Volunteers do, where they go, and the many benefits of Peace Corps service. Or apply now to begin your life-defining experience.

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For questions about this event contact Janice McInerney

If you require a reasonable accommodation when attending a Peace Corps event, please contact the recruiter identified in the “for questions about this event” section of the event listing. Please provide the details of the reasonable accommodation you are requesting.

Last updated Jun 05 2014

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