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MSU, Peace Corps & USAID: Spartans Feeding the Future - Panel Discussion and Reception

Michigan State University

Date

02/19/2014

Time

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Location

International Center Room 115
427 N Shaw Lane
East Lansing, MI 48824

Description

Come learn how YOU can be involved in the fight against global hunger! MSU is at the forefront in addressing world hunger and poverty, and is working with agencies like Peace Corps and USAID. Attend to hear about cutting-edge research and participate in the discussion about global food security. As part of the event, enjoy a pizza reception with campus groups and local nonprofit organizations that are working towards a more sustainable future for all. Learn about great projects on campus and abroad, and how you can make a difference.

Meet Acting Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet, the head of the U.S. Peace Corps, who will be joining us for this unique event! Around the world, thousands of Peace Corps Volunteers are helping communities increase food security, production and nutrition; implement conservation practices and adapt to climate change; and alleviate poverty with food income strategies. 

Get involved in this critical cause. We can all play a part. We look forward to seeing you there!

If you can't attend this event but are interested in how you can make a difference, arrange a time to stop by and talk with Michigan State's Peace Corps representative during office hours.

Michigan State University Peace Corps Office. Meet Marisa Rinkus & Dave Glovsky! They served as Peace Corps Volunteers in Guatemala & Senegal. They are available to meet with students and community members who are interested in applying and learning more about Peace Corps.

  • msupeace@msu.edu, 517.432.7474
  • International Center, Room 202
  • Spring 2014 Office Hours: Mondays 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m., Wednesdays 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. and Thursdays 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. or by appointment

Become a Fan at www.facebook.com/MSUPeaceCorps and stay updated on monthly events at MSU.

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 Kera Halvorson

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Last updated Feb 28 2014