Peace Corps and AACC to Unveil New Recruitment Campaign

February 6, 2004

MEDIA ADVISORY
Attention: Assignment Editors, Producers, Education Reporters


WASHINGTON, D.C., February 6, 2004 – On Tuesday, February 10, at 10:00 a.m., the Peace Corps and the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) will unveil a groundbreaking initiative that will increase opportunities for specially trained Americans to share their skills internationally. The two organizations will kickoff the new campaign, which is aimed at recruiting community college graduates, at the Peace Corps’ headquarters building – the first of four events around the nation.

For more information about this event, please contact the Peace Corps Press Office via e-mail at [email protected] or by phone at 202.692.2230. Information about volunteering with the Peace Corps as a community college graduate can be found by clicking here.

WHEN:

Tuesday, February 10, 2004
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. EST

WHERE:

Paul D. Coverdell Peace Corps Headquarters
Shriver Hall
1111 20th Street, NW
Washington, DC
(Media Entrance on L Street and 20th NW)

PARTICIPANTS:

Gaddi H. Vasquez, Peace Corps Director
Dr. George R. Boggs, AACC CEO and President
His Excellency Salvador Stadthagen, Ambassador of Nicaragua
Henry Mulzac, former Peace Corps volunteer & community college graduate
Deborah M. DiCroce, President of Tidewater Community College, Va.
Clarence A. Porter, Vice President and Provost of Montgomery College, Takoma Park Campus, Md.

R.S.V.P:

Please R.S.V.P. to the Peace Corps Press Office by Monday, February 9, 2004 at 202.692.2230.

MEDIA SET-UP:

Because of the security process, please arrive no later than 9:45 a.m. to set up necessary equipment to cover the event.

MEDIA CONTACT:

Barbara Daly, Peace Corps Press Secretary
202.692.2218 / [email protected]

Norma Kent, AACC Vice President of Communications
202.728.0200 / [email protected]

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