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Work that Matters: Panels and Discussions

Knox College

Date

04/10/2014

Time

4pm-6:30pm

Location

Seymour Union, Ferris Lounge
W Berrien St
Galesburg, IL 61401

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Description

Serving in the Peace Corps is a great way to immerse yourself in a new culture, learn a new language, and have the experience of a lifetime, join us to hear about Peace Corps and other government service opportunites.

Schedule:

4:00 p.m. -Information Session: Peace Corps, Rok Teasley, Peace Corps recruiter

 4:30 p.m.  Peace Corps VS. Grad School? You Dont Have to Choose! :Information Session on the Peace Corps Fellows Program, Karen Mauldin-Curtis (WIU), Kyle Brill (Michigan Tech)

 5:00 p.m.- Making My Education Matter:  RPCVs; Knox alumni and returned Peace Corps volunteers discuss their experiences abroad, featuring Mike Dooley 09 (Paraguay) and Katie Walker 11 (Panama).

 5:30 p.m.- Knox Corps: Making your post-Knox life happen in the burg: Current KnoxCorps students present their work with the Galesburg community, featuring   Emma Poland 12, Knox County Health Department Fellow and Kasandara  Kat Sullivan, Sustainable Business Center Fellow.

 6:00 PM- Going into Public Service: Working for The Man or Working for the People?

Rep Ian Kelly is Former State Department Spokesman and Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs, and the current U.S. Representative to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.

Carl Hawkinson was Knox County State's Attorney from 1976 to 1982, then served four years in the Illinois House of Representatives, followed by sixteen years in the Illinois State Senate. He also served as Deputy Chief of Staff for Public Safety for the State of Illinois from 2003 to 2005. 

 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 Rok Teasley

Last updated Mar 27 2014

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